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Financial Analyst, Manufacturing

Social Circle, Georgia


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Financial Analyst, Manufacturing

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Job ID SR0041700 Date posted 09/24/2019 Location Social Circle, Georgia

Under general supervision, responsible for assisting in the preparation of accurate and timely financial information which will provide management with information to make informed business decisions.


Job Function and Description

  • Consolidate actual financials with analysis of results.
  • Prepares general month-end close journal entries.
  • Responsible for reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and reviewing trends of each account.
  • Assists in month end close process, including preparing monthly reports.
  • Provide financial analysis on special projects.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Requires a bachelors' degree, preferably in accounting or finance related field. Some related experience preferred.
  • Pharmaceutical experience preferred but not required.

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound understanding of accounting and finance principles.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Working knowledge of PC applications (Excel/Powerpoint).  Previous experience with JDE and SAP desired.
  • Advanced Excel experience preferred
  • Attention to details and efficient processes to ensure high standards of accuracy.
  • Technical and financial knowledge including, internal control requirements and accounting principles as well as understanding of relevant business environment.

Complexity and Problem Solving

  • Makes recommendations and presents solutions on financial issues to Finance team.
  • Advises supervisor of financial implications of strategic decisions.
  • Helps create a best in class management reporting function.
  • Identifies important trends as part of the recurring monthly reporting process.

Internal and External Contacts

  • This position reports directly to the Cost Accounting Lead.
  • This position needs to work collaboratively with Finance business partners.

Other Job Requirements

  • Occasional short-term travel for conferences, training or development opportunities.

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Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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