Posted to MedZilla on 8/17/2019


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Senior Financial Analyst - US Consolidation And Functional Support (USBU) SR0035410-MZ


 
 

OBJECTIVE:

This role supports the Finance Business Partner for General Administration, R&D & Medical Affairs, Commercial Operations, Patient Services and Managed Markets. and works closely with assigned functions to understand their business requirements to provide strategic guidance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Lead semi-annual financial planning processes for assigned functional teams, resulting in highly accurate submissions including cost center detail, management presentation summaries and supporting analyses as required.
  • Provide critical thought that may help drive strategic decisions and make recommendations to Senior Management.
  • Serve as financial representative on key cross-functional teams and proactively provide advisory services.
  • Create, leverage and deploy financial models for own use and those of other finance staff. Document models and processes and work to creatively and continuously improve the planning process.
  • Manage the monthly financial close process including identifying and resolving discrepancies in actual transactions in SAP versus planned activity and instructing accounting to initiate correcting entries as necessary, on an ongoing basis.
  • Work with local and regional finance teams to develop detailed explanation for variances between actual and plan for assigned functional areas.
  • Design and distribute monthly reporting packages to senior management, summarizing functional area financial results. Design and implement solutions to streamline processes and create operational efficiencies. Educate functional management on the use of reporting tools and finance concepts.
  • Provides ad-hoc reporting to support requests from financial management.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor s degree required Finance or Accounting preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 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).

Education & Experience Desired:

  • Experience working in a pharmaceutical or healthcare setting.
  • Financial planning/reporting systems experience (e.g. SAP and HFM).

Skills:

  • Communication ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written, in a persuasive, organized and appropriate manner, including running meetings and preparing presentations for customer groups.
  • 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.
  • Management ability to set priorities and meet specific deadlines in a changing environment, ability to be flexible, accommodating, and to deal with change effectively.
  • Customer Service Orientation ability to gain trust of high-level management and leverage relationships to provide best possible financial plans and drive impactful analytical projects.
  • Teamwork ability to work effectively in and foster a team environment, across multiple time zones.
  • Entrepreneurial ability and desire to take ownership over activities and projects, desire to shape the organization, consistent demonstration of out of the box thinking.

Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:

Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda s Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration.

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

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


Please visit our website at takedajobs.com

 
 


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