Financial Development Program (FDP) Program Analyst at Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

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Job Description

Takeda's Early Talent Rotational Program offers recent college graduates the unique opportunity to experience rotations with a strong focus on personal development, technical skill building, mentorship, and networking. Early Talent Program members begin their Takeda careers in a supportive, structured environment that encourages self-directed learning and promotes accelerated growth. Upon successful completion of all rotations, the program guides graduates to identify the next step in their Takeda careers. The Financial Development Program (FDP) is a three-year program that provides aspiring finance and accounting professionals with a range of unique rotation experiences in corporate accounting and finance to help shape them into future finance business leaders. FDPs develop their careers through two 6-month and two 1-year rotations in various locations (Locations include, and are not limited to MA, IL, and CA. International assignments may be available for a limited number of FDPs.)

Program features include:

  • Each FDP Analyst is assigned a peer and professional mentor to help introduce them to Takeda's corporate culture and the values and goals of the FDP.

  • Through formal training and on-the-job experiences, the FDP is committed to developing analysts' financial, leadership and teamwork skills while exposing them to Takeda's technologies, product lines, and global markets.

  • FDPs attend a yearly Summit event with all rotational program members across Takeda's programs for collaboration, development, and networking.

  • Rotations are assigned based on business needs and matched with employee skills and development goals. Assignments are designed to challenge FDPs to quickly adapt and add value to each position.

  • FDP Analysts will be responsible for learning and understanding key elements of their rotational assignments. Rotations include, but are not limited to:

  • Financial Reporting and Planning -budget, forecast and consolidate financial information used by both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Business Analysis and Decision Support -analyze and consolidate financial information for Takeda business units and functions, including commercial, operations, and Research & Development to enable and support business decisions.

  • Manufacturing/Cost Accounting -support the accounting and financial reporting of day-to-day pharmaceutical manufacturing operations.

  • Corporate -address group-level financial tasks and projects that span business units and regions.

Program Timeline

  • Program start date for the next FDP cohort is Monday, July 15th, 2023.

  • Expected program completion date is July 2026.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 9 credit hours (3 courses) in accounting. Degree and accounting credit hours to be completed before expected program start date.

  • 3.0 GPA or higher.

  • Must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US or otherwise authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

  • Minimum 1 relevant internship and/or co-op experience required.


  • Passion for improving patients lives and healthcare advancement

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication, organization, prioritization of tasks and behaviors that contribute to positive team dynamics

  • Critical/analytical thinking that drives conclusions and problem resolution

  • A self-starter with demonstrated campus and/or community leadership experience

  • Exhibits leadership skills including personal accountability, decision quality, customer focus, drive for results, with integrity and trust

  • Geographic mobility and willingness to potentially rotate through different US regions

  • Flexibility and willingness to try different roles in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, experience with cross-cultural and virtual collaboration environments preferred.

  • Demonstrate examples of being a risk taker and initiator

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and work under pressure

This job posting excludes CO applicants

EEO Statement

Takeda 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.


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