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Staff, Global Consolidation

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0013275 Date posted 10/16/2019 Location: Tokyo, Japan

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Job Description

Takeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Our passion and pursuit of potentially life-changing treatments for patients are deeply rooted in our distinguished 238-year history in Japan. We are thrilled to be given a greater opportunity to make a significant difference in even more people’s lives. Our values serve as our guiding compass. Takeda-ism grounds us as we deliver on our role to serve the public by ensuring integrity in our every action for and on behalf of patients. Takeda’s world-class capabilities, increased scale, and active partnerships, combined with the expertise of our dedicated employees, will accelerate and expand our efforts to develop highly innovative treatments, while improving access to healthcare for patients worldwide. Recognized as a top global employer, we continue to foster a diverse and inclusive work environment, and together are committed to improving healthcare for many generations to come.

Global Consolidation team is responsible to create Takeda consolidated financial statements under IFRS. As a result of acquiring Shire plc, our team consolidates over 350 entities.

This position joins a team responsible of the consolidated financial reporting which supports local accounting team, creates necessary accounting guidance, and provides financial insights and analysis on statutory basis, and timely financial data available to our executive team on monthly, quarterly, and annual base.

This role is responsible to create necessary journal entries, consolidated matters, and monthly consolidated financial report with variance analysis in English under managers' supervisions. Also collaborates closely with local accounting team including Takeda Business Solution (Shared service center), each management unit finance groups, and IR.

·Perform the consolidation work as core member on monthly basis.

·Support to deliver high quality consolidated financial statement in English with useful analysis to the managements including CFO.

·Support to improve current Takeda consolidation process.

·Support to educate and create the supportive guidance to local entities.

·Supports team Managers and Head of Consolidation for on-going projects.

Education & Experience – Required:

·Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.

·At least +3 years in accounting, financial reporting and analysis roles.

·Professional / Business level both in English and Japanese.

·Analytical skills with global mind-set.

·Computer software skills (HFM, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)

Education & Experience – Desired:

·CPA preferred

·MBA or MS in Finance or Accounting.

·Experience working in a pharmaceutical industry


·Teamwork – ability to work effectively in and foster a team environment. Ability to be flexible, accommodating, and to deal with change effectively.

·Communication – ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written, in a persuasive, organized and appropriate manner.

·Analytical – ability to analyze financial data submitted by local team to derive useful insights.  Ability to interpret and question data inputs from various sources.

·Process Orientation – ability to define and manage effective processes that balance simplicity and utility.

·Management – ability to anticipate needs and deliver analyses and reports that allow manager to proactively address issues and opportunities.

·Customer Service Orientation – ability to gain trust of high-level management and leverage relationships to provide best possible analyses of corporate performance.

·Proactive mind set, self solving mind set.


Tokyo, Japan

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