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Finance Development Program (FDP) Summer Internship

Job ID R0051520 Date posted Dec. 01, 2021 Location Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Financial Development Program - Summer Internship  2022

Takeda fosters a collaborative and stimulating work environment filled with opportunity and the chance to make a difference in people's lives. It is a workplace driven by integrity, one of Takeda’s long-held values that extends to both the patients we serve and our employees who develop and deliver medicines. Across our company, Takeda employees bring together diverse strengths that together create a stronger whole.

As one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, Takeda is committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter future to people worldwide. We aspire to bring our leadership in translating science into life-changing medicines to the next level, in our core focus areas; oncology, gastroenterology, neuroscience, rare diseases, plasma-derived therapies, and vaccines.

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!

The Financial Development Program Internship (FDPi) provides aspiring finance and accounting professionals with a unique experience in corporate finance and accounting. Over the course of the 12-week program, interns sharpen their skills through a variety of experiences including ownership of daily responsibilities, participation in special projects, and completion of a cross-functional community service project. Internship roles are modeled after individual Financial Leadership Program rotations and are designed to challenge interns to learn, adapt, and add value to their teams. Finance interns who excel in the Internship Program will be considered for the Financial Leadership Program or other full-time finance positions.

Each intern is assigned a peer mentor to help introduce them to Takeda’s corporate culture and the values and goals of the FDPi. Through formal training and on-the-job experiences, the FDPi is committed to developing interns’ financial, leadership and teamwork skills while exposing them to Takeda’s technologies, product lines and global markets.

FDP interns are typically involved in:

  • Financial Reporting and Planning –budget, forecast and consolidate information reported to external stakeholders
  • Business Analysis and Decision Support – analyze and consolidate financial statements for Takeda‘s business units and functions, including commercial, operations, and R&D.
  • Manufacturing/Cost Accounting – use general and cost accounting skills to process issues related to day-to-day business and manufacturing operations.
  • Corporate – address a variety of high-level financial tasks and projects that span across business units and regions.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Strong academic performance – 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US or otherwise authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.


  • Good communication and strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrates excellent skills in oral & written communication, organization, team dynamics, and prioritization of tasks.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Program Timeline: Internship runs from mid-May – mid-August. Dates will be finalized by the end of 2021.

This job posting excludes CO applicants

Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles.  US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.

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