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Sr. Financial Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), US Medical at Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

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Job Description

Sr. Financial Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), US Medical

Takeda Pharmaceutical

Cambridge or Lexington, MA

About the role:

Are 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 - Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), US Medical located in Cambridge or Lexington, MA. As the Sr. Financial Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), US Medical, you will assist the Finance Business Partner, US Medical and Senior Director in leading financial plan and close cycles for income statement areas of responsibility and lead financial planning and analysis support for assigned functions. Manage monthly financial close and variance analysis for assigned functions.

How you will contribute:

  • Lead semi-annual financial planning processes for assigned US Medical teams, resulting in highly accurate submissions including cost center detail, management presentation summaries and supporting analyses as required.

  • Serve as financial representative on key cross-functional teams and proactively provide advisory services.

  • Drive the development and use of the financial planning system for US Medical Function. Create, leverage and deploy financial models for own use and those of other finance staff. Document models and processes and work to creatively and continuously improve the planning process.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required Finance or Accounting preferred.

  • 5+ years of business experience.

  • Previous budgeting/planning/monthly variance analysis experience.

  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated business impact in previous position(s).

  • Strong computer software skills (Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Financial planning/reporting systems & Business Intelligence experience (e.g. SAP, IBM Cognos BI, HFM).

  • Communication - ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written, in a persuasive, organized and appropriate manner, including running meetings and preparing presentations for customer groups.

  • Analytical - ability to analyze monthly financial results and to understand how to use this information to drive projects that will impact the business.

  • Management - ability to set priorities and meet specific deadlines in a changing environment, ability to be flexible, accommodating, and to deal with change effectively.

  • Customer Service Orientation - ability to gain trust of high-level management and leverage relationships to provide best possible financial plans and drive impactful analytical projects.

  • Teamwork - ability to work effectively in and foster a team environment, across multiple time zones.

  • Entrepreneurial - ability and desire to take ownership over activities and projects, desire to shape the organization, consistent demonstration of "out of the box" thinking.

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted.

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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