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Finance Business Partner Global Quality

Boston, Massachusetts


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Finance Business Partner Global Quality

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Job ID R0021669 Date posted 08/06/2020 Location Boston, Massachusetts

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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 Finance Business Partner, Global Quality in our Cambridge office.


  • Provide finance support and overview to Above site Quality heads
  • Plan, analyse and report the financial performance of Quality functions
  • Provide overview of Quality related Capex at sites
  • Proactively flag inconsistencies


  • Administer financial planning processes for assigned teams, resulting in highly accurate submissions including cost center detail and supporting analyses as required.
  • Develop/apply financial models and analytical tools to support objectives and projects.
  • Develop detailed explanation for variances between actual and plan on a monthly basis for assigned functional areas.
  • Communicate reporting packages and analyses to assigned Quality heads according to established schedules and special requests.
  • Analyze and challange during budget process
  • Collaborate and work closely with relevant Plan and Reporting teams,
  • Collaborate with Regional Strategy and Business Operation leads (SBO)


  • Ability and desire to take ownership over activities and projects
  • Manage the identification of potential issues or obstacles and achieve resolution or plans contingencies and follow issues through to resolution

Education requirements and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent or in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of business experience in a Finance Business Partner role working in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
  • Previous budgeting, planning and variance analysis experience.
  • Demonstrated analytical capability.
  • Strong computer software skills (Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


  • 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

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