Finance Manager OBU Global Functions (Oncology)

Takeda Pharmaceutical - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)4.0

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Job Description

Manage the comprehensive financial planning, analysis and reporting for Oncology Global Commercial & Medical functions Lead financial planning, monthly close and analysis support Continually directs the accurate and value-add analyses to address ongoing management concerns and issues.

Accountable for regular full Country P&L analysis (“Global Initiative” country) from Royalty income streams/Milestones and manufacturing sales, to cogs to expenses (Global Medical, Commercial and G&A)

Lead and manage financial planning processes for assigned commercial/medical teams, resulting in highly accurate submissions both on revenues (Velcade and Iclusig Ex-US royalties, Milestones and other royalties) and Costs (personnel, cost packages and projects/tactical expenses)
Oversee concise and well thought out financial presentations for Plan/MYC reviews with senior level management
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. In charge of balance reconciliations for accounts in connection with their activities
Oversee, design and distribute monthly reporting packages to senior management and budget owners, summarizing functional area financial results. Develop detailed explanation for variances between actual and plan on a monthly basis for revenues, Margins and expenses on assigned functional areas (personnel, cost packages and projects)
Direct and drive meaningful quantitative analysis and business discussion
Be the Finance department representative for the supported Commercial/Medical teams and therefore accountable for correct implementation/execution of key Financial processes in these departments such as Education on PO & accrual management, on use of reporting tools and finance concepts. Proactively provide advisory services.
Be the Finance representative for GBT (Global Brand teams) and drive the process leading to integrated brand budgets across functions and OBU geographies)
Design and implement solutions to streamline processes and create operational efficiencies.
May include team leadership activities or oversight of Analyst activities.
Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education & Experience – Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
Minimum of 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 and SAP

Education & Experience – Desired:
Previous experience in healthcare industry.
Financial planning/reporting systems experience (e.g. SAP, Data Warehouse Programs).

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.
Entrepreneurial – ability and desire to proactively take ownership over activities and projects, desire to shape the organization, consistent demonstration of “out of the box” thinking.

Travel Requirements:
Periodic travel may required on occasion

Ability to drive to or fly to various meetings/client sites – limited overnight.

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