Posted to MedZilla on 3/27/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, 2017 Summer Internship - Accounting Operations 1602593-MZ


More than 30,000 Takeda employees working in more than 70 countries are committed to improving quality of life for patients, who remain at the center of everything we do. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven organization working internally and with external partners to translate science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, central nervous system and providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.
While Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we remain ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine. In short, we are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!
Takeda's summer internship program blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the pharmaceutical industry. Knowledgeable mentors will provide guidance as you gain professional hands-on experience.
The summer internship program is 12 weeks in length and offers a unique perspective into a world-class pharmaceutical company. Compensation is competitive, and financed temporary housing is available to those who qualify. Our internship program also provides you the opportunity to network with people at Takeda through various planned events and activities.

The intern will gain exposure to the Accounting function within Takeda Pharmaceutical U.S.A., Inc. s Finance function. Work may include assisting and supporting day-to-day accounting activities as well as assisting with special projects, as needed.

  • Assist with month end close related items, including the posting of journal entries with SAP.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly account reconciliations
  • Track capital asset spending and place completed assets into service.
  • Update account reconciliation/journal entry tracking for J-SOX compliance.
  • Prepare the reconciliation of various Finance Operation general ledger feed files once posted in SAP.
  • Assist performing technical accounting research on various issues.
  • Assist monthly closing and reporting activities, including but not limited to financial statements flux analysis, investigating and documenting significant variances and preparing commentaries for internal reporting purpose.
  • Assist preparing statutory financial statements and related annual audit.


  • Must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
  • At a minimum, must be pursuing a Bachelor s degree and have completed their sophomore year. Majors in Finance or Accounting are strongly preferred.
Other Requirements:
  • Experience in each of the following MS Office applications:
    • MS Outlook Limited experience
    • MS Word Limited experience
    • MS Excel Proficient
    • MS PowerPoint Limited experience
  • The ideal candidate exhibits strong analytical, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills; he or she also possesses the ability to works well in teams, effectively manage multiple projects, and present ideas clearly and concisely.


Local travel may be required based on business needs.

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