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SR Financial Analyst - Neuroscience

Company: Takeda Pharma Vertrieb
Location: Somerville
Posted on: November 19, 2020

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By clicking the ---Apply--- button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that I agree with Takeda---s Privacy Notice, Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.Job DescriptionSR Financial Analyst --- Neuroscience FranchiseAre you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a SR Financial Analyst in our Cambridge, MA office.At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.The Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) will provide financial business partnering to the Neuroscience Franchise. This position will provide financial and business analysis support to $2B in sales Neuroscience business. The role offers an exciting opportunity for a detailed, intellectually curious & analytical minded candidate with experience dealing with ambiguity. Key customers include, Neuroscience finance team and members of the Neuroscience Commercial team.Primary DutiesManage many aspects of the financial close, the monthly re-forecast and the annual budget and long range plan. Make recommendations and present solutions on financial issues to senior Neuroscience commercial and financial management. Advise management of financial implications of strategic decisions. Create a best in class management reporting function in a changing environment. Identify important trends and make recommendations on issues to senior management as part of the recurring monthly reporting process. Work closely with the Commercial Finance Team, as well as members of the Franchise and GPS finance team.Monthly and quarterly reporting: 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.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 on a monthly basis for assigned functional areas.Forecast, budget and long range plan: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.Decision support activities across the Neuroscience portfolio:Develop financial models and analytical tools to support function objectives and projects. Assist driving strategic decisions through NPV analysis, ROI modeling, and other financial metrics.Provide critical thought that may help drive strategic decisions and make recommendations to Senior Management.Work with large amounts of data to develop and enhance complex financial models such as account /segment level channel models to improve forecasting accuracy and drive new business insights.Drive efficiencies across Neuroscience Finance by identifying process simplification and automation opportunities.Business partnership with commercial OPEX management and support:Manage operational expense budget and provide visibility to financial targets.Support and influence key operational and strategic decisions.Improve the impact and understanding of financial reporting on business performance.Establish partnerships and maintain strong relationships with all senior managers and their teams.Education and Experience RequirementsBachelors Degree in an accounting / financial discipline is required or equivalent experience, with 3-5 years of working experience.Experience with management reporting, financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting is required.Experience working in a matrix organization preferredExperience working in the pharmaceutical / biotech industry preferredKey Skills, Abilities, and CompetenciesStrong interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with global business partners and the facility to explain financial concepts to the non-financial manager.Objective, critical thinking with focus on process improvements and simplification.Advanced technical skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, including Excel modeling, and experience creating professional presentations in PowerPoint is requiredHyperion Financial Management / Hyperion Smart View / Essbase and SAP knowledge preferred.Strong understanding of accounting and finance principles, financial modeling.Ability to work well in a pressured, deadline focused, small, committed team environment and at times with limited supervision.Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects and assignments.Effective communication skills with colleagues at all levels and departments of the business especially with non-financially oriented business partners.Strong financial analysis, interpretation and interpersonal skills.Able to contribute ideas and implement improvements.Excellent written and oral communication skills.Ability to work independently, take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Relevant travelWHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution PlanTuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributionsHealth & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screeningsGenerous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation daysCommunity Outreach ProgramsEmpowering Our People to ShineDiscover more at takedajobs.comNo Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.LocationsCambridge, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull timeFull time

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