Posted to MedZilla on 11/13/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Sr. Financial Analyst - CEI R0013458-MZ


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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Sr. Financial Analyst in our Cambridge office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Sr. Financial Analyst working on the Finance team, you will be empowered to assist in identifying opportunities for operational improvements and efficiencies, and a typical day will include:


Assist with function/TAU and site monthly financial reporting process as well as support quarterly/annual planning activities. Set up and maintain performance tracking and analysis models. Partner with line managers to support financial planning and analysis for the function/TAU. Performs ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested.


  • Work with manager to support the annual budget and Mid-Range Planning for function or TAU
  • Support the Accounting team on monthly/quarterly closes, tasks including calculation of monthly accruals and preparation of journal entries
  • Assist in identifying opportunities for operational improvements and efficiencies
  • Support identification and tracking of Key Performance Indicators.
  • Support strategic decision making through NPV analysis, ROI modeling, and other financial metrics.
  • Serve as financial representative on teams and provides advisory services.
  • Create and approve purchase orders. Ensure purchase orders are consistent with agreements.
  • Distribute monthly reporting packages summarizing functional area financial results.
  • Provide ad hoc reporting and presentation support as required.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of business experience.
  • Previous budgeting/planning/monthly variance analysis experience.
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated business impact in previous position(s).
  • Strong computer software skills (Microsoft Office Suite Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Understanding of methods, tools and concepts to prepare forecasts, ad hoc analyses.
  • Financial planning/reporting systems experience (e.g. Cognos, SAP).


  • Analytical Ability to analyze monthly financial results and ROI outputs and to understand how to use this information to drive projects that will impact the business
  • Teamwork ability to work effectively in and foster a team environment.
  • Communication Excellent oral, written, and presentation communications skills needed
  • Management - Ability to set priorities and meet specific deadlines in a changing environment, ability to be flexible, accommodating, and to deal with change effectively.


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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Boston, MA

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