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Head of Accounting/Business Unit Controlling

Company: Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH
Location: Boston
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we're leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at Takeda. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our colleagues will explain how these tools will be used during the recruitment process. Thank you. *Please be aware of an Identity Theft Scheme targeting individuals seeking jobs with Takeda and other employers. See below or here for more info. Head of Accounting/Business Unit Controlling Every day, employees working in Takeda's Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and Global Quality business unit are shaping the future of healthcare. They are breaking down barriers and ensuring our life-changing medicines are available, accessible, and affordable to patients. Life-changing for you. Life-changing for patients. Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and Global Quality is the backbone of Takeda, and our employees are the guardians for our patients, our products, and our reputation. As a member of our team, we can offer you the opportunity to grow in a meaningful career, develop your skills, and come to work every day knowing that what you do makes a genuine difference. Success What makes a successful member of our team? Check out the traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix. Head of Accounting/Business Unit Controlling OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE: This position's responsibility is to lead the controls and compliance activities for the GMSGQ Finance organization. This includes the oversight of all GMS/GQ accounting judgements, large contract reviews, and oversight of the SOX control environment. ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Advise and provide guidance and accounting judgments, with a focus on inventory reserves, fixed asset impairments, embedded lease accounting, idle capacity determinations, and other cost accounting matters
  • Contracts > 50OY require assessment of accounting implications to be performed and submitted to corporate accounting
  • Act on as expert on accounting matters and communicate accounting changes to GMS/GQ
  • Oversight of SOX control environment for GMS
  • Coordinate, monitor, and communicate both internal and external audit processes. Ensure appropriate follow-up and communication with auditors to close deficiences and control gaps
  • Identify and evaluate improvement opportunities regarding SOX and Compliance, review those opportunities with relevant stakeholders, and work with the team to implement the improvements
  • Field audit iquiries, assemble data, and submit accounting matters to audit or corporate controlling
  • Ensure controls are properly documented and will demonstrate sufficent controls
  • Act as a partner and GMS/GQ liaison to SOX PMO group-- EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
    • BA/BS Degree in Accounting
    • Experience in Pharmaceutical Industry, including cost accounting experience in operations
    • Minimum of 15 years accounting/finance experience with at least 5 years of management/supervisory experience
    • Experience identifying and implementing process improvements affecting other stakeholders
    • Experience working with all levels and disciplines of people within a large organization
    • Strong ability to analyze and understand large amounts of data
    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and the ability to persuasively convey critical elements of complex issues Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents: Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda's Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration. 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. EEO is the Law - https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf EEO is the Law - Supplement - https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf Pay Transparency Policy - https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf Reasonable Accommodations Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

      Job ID SR0055789 Check out where you could be
      working if you apply. Job Seekers: Protect yourself against identity theft Please be aware there are instances of identity thieves posting Takeda-branded jobs and posing as employees to steal personal information. They visit job-related websites and invite candidates to online chats. During the chat, they press job seekers to provide bank account information and Social Security numbers. Copyright 1995-2019 Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. All rights reserved.

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