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Audit Lead

Tokyo, Japan

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Audit Lead

Job ID R0077973 Date posted Oct. 05, 2022 Location Tokyo, Japan

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Job Description

Please note this job requires native level Japanese language command not only in speaking, business writing and reading.

タケダの紹介

タケダでは常に患者さんを中心に考え、世界中の人々により健やかで輝かしい未来をお届けすることを目指してきました。そして従業員一人ひとりにそれぞれの能力と熱意に応じた成長の機会を提供することにも組んで取り組んでいます。私たちと一緒に、世界中の人々のいのちに貢献し、さらなる成長と活躍を目指しませんか。

タケダは業界を牽引するグローバルリーダーです。従業員は四つの優先順位(患者さん中心、社会との信頼関係構築、レピュテーションの向上、事業の発展)とタケダイズム(誠実=公正・正直・不屈)のもと一致団結しています。タケダイズムは私たちの信念であり正しい方向へ導く羅針盤です。私たちは日々の業務においてタケダイズムを体現しています。

Takeda is unwavering in our commitment to patients. With the patient at the center of everything we do, we continue to innovate and drive changes that will better their lives - we’re looking for like-minded professionals to join us.

Takeda is a global industry leader –we are united by our four priorities (Patients, Trust, Reputation, and Business) and our shared values of Takeda-ism: Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. Takeda-ism is more than just a word. It’s a belief and a mindset which guides our decisions, behaviors, and interactions. It’s how we strive to work and live, every day.

OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE

  • Provide independent assurance on the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls to contribute to the enhancement of corporate value
  • Provide advice on controls to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of organizational operations and to mitigate and raise awareness of relevant risks
  • Assists in the execution of the global audit strategy
  • Responsible for managing mid-size or moderately complex audit projects and activities in Japan and Asia and globally, where requried, including coverage of Compliance, Financial, and Operational risks.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Planning, executing and reporting Financial, Operational and Compliance related audits/projects in accordance with GIA’s methodology
  • Coach audit staff on specific audit engagements
  • Assist Takeda in fulfilling SOX related committments
  • Provides supervision of third party service partners 

CORE ELEMENTS RELATED TO THIS ROLE

  • Leading and performing mid-sized and moderately complex audit activities both directly and with the assistance of third parties.  These activities include, but are not limited to, defining scope, writing RFPs, planning budgets, setting timelines, obtaining necessary resources, managing and directing internal and external audit team members and facilitating successful project execution
  • Assist in the execution of the annual risk assessment and the three year Audit Plan
  • Provide management with valuable recommendations and insights to strengthen Takeda’s control environment
  • Reviewing, finalizing and delivering audit reports; communicating audit findings.
  • Working with third-party vendors, including reviewing qualifications, assessing and revising proposed audit work plans, coordinating the review of documentation.
  • Identifying current audit and compliance trends by maintaining knowledge and understanding of accounting and audit standards, regulatory issues and industry updates.
  • Building external networks and internal relationships with cross-functional areas to build business acumen and to help enhance the brand of Group Internal Audit.
  • Supporting other Takeda Internal Audit teams in US and Europe on an as needed basis for either project-based or operational activities.
  • Performing ad hoc activities as requested by Group Internal Audit Office Heads.
  • Maintain the highest standards of professionalism and independence in the execution of all duties.

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance;
  • A minimum of six years of experience (or 4+ years of experience with an advanced degree) in Public Accounting, Compliance, or Internal Audit, with
  • Strong understanding of Pharmaceutical industry risks and regulatory requirements defined by the local laws and regulations such as, FCPA, UK Bribery Act, etc., as well as a demonstrated ability to apply industry guidance and standards detailed within, PhRMA Code and other relevant industry groups,
  • CIA,CPA, or CISA preferred
  • International work experience
  • Experience with the requirements of Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act
  • Strong ability to develop and foster positive working relationships with business and corporate staff from various cultures
  • Proven ability to successfully lead a team of auditors on assignments, enabling team members to establish and achieve goals
  • Excellent written communication skills including the ability to summarize audit findings, risks, insights and recommendations
  • Highly proficient in understanding processes, risks and controls across multiple disciplines (financial, operational, compliance, IT, etc.)
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with a proven ability to think strategically, work independently and deliver on complex projects
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Ability to effectively manage ambiguity
  • Proven ability to provide quality deliverables on multiple audit projects or work streams simultaneously
  • Foreign language skills are a plus

待遇

諸手当:通勤交通費、借家補助費、勤務時間外手当など

昇給:原則年1回 

賞与: 原則年2回

勤務時間:本社(大阪市中央区・東京都中央区)9:00~17:30 、工場(山口県光市・大阪市淀川区)8:00~16:45 、研究所(神奈川県藤沢市)9:00~17:45

休日:土曜、日曜、祝日、メーデー、年末年始など(年間123日程度)

働き方関連制度:フレックスタイム制、テレワーク勤務制導入(対象社員)

休暇:年次有給休暇、特別有給休暇、傷病休暇、ファミリーサポート休暇、産前産後休暇、育児休暇、子の看護休暇、介護休暇

タケダのDE&I

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Allowances: Commutation, Housing, Overtime Work etc.

Salary Increase: Annually

Bonus Payment: Twice a year
Working Hours: Headquarters (Osaka/ Tokyo) 9:00-17:30, Production Sites (Osaka/ Yamaguchi) 8:00-16:45, Research Site (Kanagawa) 9:00-17:45
Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, May Day, Year-End Holidays etc. (approx. 123 days in a year)
Paid Leaves: Annual Paid Leave, Special Paid Leave, Sick Leave, Family Support Leave, Maternity Leave, Childcare Leave, Family Nursing Leave.

Flexible Work Styles: Flextime, Telework

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Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

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