Posted to MedZilla on 2/16/2019


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-PA, GL Ops Accountant II - Exton, PA SR0029633-MZ


 
 

The Accountant II will be a major contributor to the financial close process and financial reporting for the Shared Service Center Americas group. He/she will be responsible for contributing to the production of accurate and timely reporting of monthly / quarterly / annual results at the Group level. The accountant II will bear responsibility for certain aspects of the financial accounting results through reconciliations, analysis, and monthly journal entries. All activities of this position will be performed in conformance with our established policies as well as GAAP, SOX, and any other applicable regulatory requirements. Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies Strong knowledge of MS Excel. Functional ability in Word and PowerPoint. Familiarity with MS Access would also be a plus. Experience with Oracle s JD Edwards or SAP is a strong plus, as well as experience with Hyperion Financial Manager (HFM). Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are needed. Must have the ability to interact with peers as well as management throughout the Company. Building relationships will be a key success factor for this position. Another key success factor will be the ability to handle ambiguity and to deal effectively with a constantly changing environment. A demonstrated customer service focus will be critical for this position. This is a service organization and that will require the highest commitment to understanding customer needs and meeting/exceeding their expectations. The successful candidate needs to be able to work in a fast paced environment, be creative, be energetic and be enthusiastic. The successful candidate will at times be the first person people encounter when contacting the Shared Service Center Americas Group. As a result of this visibility, he/she must ensure all communications and interactions are professional, courteous and show a desire to be of service. Education and Experience Requirements BS Degree in Accounting required. CPA is not required but is a plus as is background in public accounting, Big 4 is a plus. Prior experience as part of an accounting team within a global company is preferred. 4+ years of related experience is required. Experience in service-oriented or shared services finance organization would be a plus.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

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