Posted to MedZilla on 6/19/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Senior Financial Analyst, Global Research R0008325-MZ


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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Senior Financial Analyst in our Cambridge office. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Senior Financial Analyst working on the Finance team, you will be empowered be a Finance lead and partner with leaders in Oncology Drug Discovery and Drug Metabolism units, a typical day will include:

Key responsibilities:

- Finance lead for Oncology Drug Discovery Unit

- Finance lead for Drug Metabolism (DMPK) Function

- Function as Financial Center of Excellence for Global Research External Collaborations (Business Development)

Responsible for ~$200 million of spend (excluding External Collaborations CoE) and member of supported function leadership teams.

  • Assist with function and site monthly financial reporting process as well as support quarterly/annual planning activities.
  • Set up and maintain performance tracking and analysis models. Partner with line managers to support financial planning and analysis for the function. Performs ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested.
  • Set up and maintain performance tracking and analysis models
  • Partner with line managers to support financial planning and analysis for the function
  • Performs ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested

Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor s degree
  • Minimum of 3 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).
  • Understanding of methods, tools and concepts to prepare forecasts, ad hoc analyses.
  • Financial planning/reporting systems experience (e.g. Cognos, SAP).


  • Analytical Ability to analyze monthly financial results and ROI outputs and to understand how to use this information to drive projects that will impact the business
  • Teamwork ability to work effectively in and foster a team environment.
  • Communication Excellent oral, written, and presentation communications skills needed
  • Management - Ability to set priorities and meet specific deadlines in a changing environment, ability to be flexible, accommodating, and to deal with change effectively.


  • Periodic overnight travel may be required.


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • 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
  • Empowering Our People to Shine

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Boston, MA

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