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Finance Business Partner

Zurich, Switzerland

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Finance Business Partner

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Job ID R0021539 Date posted 07/31/2020 Location Zurich, Switzerland

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Job Description

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career?

If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us!

The Finance Business Partner will play a crucial role in Takeda Europe and Canada (EUCAN) by performing budgeting, forecasting, and analysis that supports major corporate decisions.

He/She will utilize both quantitative and qualitative analysis of all operational aspects in order to evaluate Takeda EUCAN´s progress toward achieving its goals and to map out future goals and plans considering economic and business trends, review past company performance, and attempt to anticipate obstacles and potential problems, all with an eye toward forecasting Takeda EUCAN´s future financial results.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the trends of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), especially relating to financial metrics such as sales, expenditures, and profit margin.
  • Monitor KPI, and identify the cause of any unexpected variances
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
  • Ad-hoc business performance reporting
  • Present the monthly and quarterly financial reports of various units and departments
  • Implement a business intelligence tool and dashboard reports
  • Develop financial models and analyze them to support strategic initiatives
  • Support management team and the Heads of Department with data-driven analysis
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing programs, pricing, new products rollouts as well as new projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA highly preferred
  • 5+  years' experience as Financial Planning and Analysis
  • ACCA/CPA/CIMA or similar certifications are an advantage.
  • Strong leadership skills required. Experience in multinational Pharma preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and Power BI skills, SAP huge advantage
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity

Locations

Zurich, Switzerland

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

Job ID R0021539

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