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SR Financial Analyst/ Analytics & Reporting - VBU

Company: Takeda
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's Privacy Noticeand Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionSR Financial Analyst/Analytics & Reporting - Vaccine BUAre you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as an SR Financial Analyst/Analytics & Reporting for the Vaccine Business Unit 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.POSITION OBJECTIVE:This role will join the financial consolidation & reporting team and will work to capture all actual spend, budget and headcount data for Takeda's global Vaccine Business Unit (VBU). VBU is a vertically integrated, specialty business unit started in 2012 that spans R&D, Commercial, Medical, and Manufacturing functions.The consolidation & reporting team primarily supports the FP&A members who use the consolidation team's data to make important business decisions, making data accuracy our highest priority. The team also works closely with the accounting, business planning & operations, contracting and HR teams.This role will also be asked to support some month-end close activities including accruals and prepaids.There are opportunities for ad hoc projects with other teams, and other responsibilities can be added depending on an individual's professional interests and aptitude.ACCOUNTABILITIES:Support reporting of financial results and comparisons to budgets, including variance analyses and development of presentation materials.Assistance to FP&A team in terms of budget reporting & tracking and problem solving.Play key role in the monthly close process, including the reconciliation of transactions, and working with project owners to develop and post monthly accruals.Support the budget process through interaction with finance and functional colleagues around the world.Support development and implementation of financial process improvements including ways of leveraging corporate financial system capabilities.Assist in creating documentation of finance processes, procedures, and controls.Run various report queries from ERP system and complete analysis on spend by vendor, by spend classification, etc.Support ongoing ad-hoc opportunities for analysis, which may include analysis of investment options, investigation of trends, system development for headcount management, PL & BS prediction, etc.Collaborate with Global Finance/IT to improve finance systems for planning and reporting.Position is based in Takeda's Cambridge, MA (USA) office, and reports to Associate Director of financial consolidation.EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: BA/BS Degree in AccountingBachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or another relevant discipline3 years of overall business work experience, with some work experience or demonstrated facility with financial planning and analysis, business partnering/project management or scientific role in life sciences. Experience working in a pharmaceutical or healthcare setting is preferredGeneral understanding of accounting and GAAP/IFRS accounting principles---Basic understanding of financial analysis techniquesStrong analytical skills with demonstrated business impact in previous roles or experience.Strong computer software skills (Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Proficiency with Excel (including Pivot Tables, advanced formulas) and PowerPointExperience with SAP, Cognos TM1SkillsStrong analytical and critical thinking abilityExcellent written and verbal communication skills VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS:Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles. - US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.TRAVEL: Ability to drive to or fly to various meetings/client sites.Some international travel may be requiredWHAT 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.This job posting excludes CO applicants.EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsBoston, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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