Posted to MedZilla on 8/21/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Business Analyst II SR0038103-MZ



  • The Business Analyst II will provide financial and project coordination support to the Head of Device Strategy and Program Stewardship (DSPS) and Leadership Team members and is accountable for much of the financial oversights and key responsibilities for Medical Devices CoE.
  • This role is critical for Medical Devices as close collaboration with device development lead, R&D finance, Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) and other key members will be essential for monthly financial reporting.
  • Assignments involve work of a highly confidential nature requiring a high level of discretion and judgment. High attention to detail and strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are essential to this role.


  • Maintaining Device Department CAPEX budget, which includes but not limited to:
  • Maintaining Budget planning, forecasting, tracking spend, and reporting
  • Funding requests through FAWE
  • Responsible for PO requisitions and tracking
  • Invoice and payment reconciliation
  • Finance SharePoint updates (funding requests, capital suppliers)
  • Financial updates and coordinate with GMS and R&D
  • Update GMS tools
  • Maintaining Devices Department/Functional OPEX, which includes but not limited to:
    • Planning, tracking spend, reporting
    • Cost center management
    • PO requisitions and invoice reconciliation
  • Maintaining Devices R&D Project OPEX budget
    • Planning, tracking spend, reporting,
    • Cost center and I/O management
    • Navigator entry
  • Medical Devices CoE SharePoint update with Relevant Budget Information
  • Deal with logistics issues and use project management skills to reach all organizational goals
  • Develop and implement process and procedures to track, manage and provide data on all programs

Other duties include:

  • Headcount and new hires reporting
  • Contingent Labor tracking and reporting
  • Coordinate monthly meetings as needed


  • BA/BS + 5 years experience,.
  • Strong analytical skills with proven experience in managing financial aspects of pharmaceutical projects.
  • Ability to work in team, fulfills commitments and managing multiple stakeholders. Previous financial management in a pharmaceutical industry highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks of variable difficulty.
  • Health care business acumen with a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry is a minimum requirement.


Travel of up to 10% may be required

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