Posted to MedZilla on 5/19/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, Financial Analyst SR0035518-MZ


Primary Role:

Act as finance business partner for other BioLife functions by performing analysis, complying with internal and external policies, and maintaining accounting and reporting integrity.


  • Perform journal entries and analysis for the Global BioLife Plasma network as part of closing activities including completion of day 1-4 consolidated reporting. Coordinate with other BioLife finance team members to ensure all close activities are completed. (10%)
  • Prepare the annual expense budget for specific cost centers and cost objects. Coordinate the budget and forecast activities with various BioLife finance team members. (10%)
  • Support various other functions including operations, IT, quality, etc. by identifying trends in monthly results to help those functions achieve budget goals. (30%)
  • Complete ad-hoc reporting requests from the various functional teams, the US Plasma Centers and Global Finance. (30%)
  • Ensure all SOX related activities are completed during the month. Completion of all internal control activities. (20%)

Education & Experience Requirements :

  • Bachelor s Degree in Accounting or Finance (or country equivalent) required.
  • 1+ years of experience in an office environment required

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong technical and analytical skills and is familiar with accounting, financial analysis, and reporting.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Working knowledge of PC applications (i.e. Excel).
  • Eagerness to learn and continuously improve.
  • Good communication and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Personal accountability for results and integrity.
  • Ability to manage tasks concurrently.

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