Sr. Financial AnalystBoston, Massachusetts
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Sr. Financial Analyst
About the role:
Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Sr. Financial Analyst located in Cambridge, MA. As the Sr. Financial Analyst, you will provide financial business partnering to the US Plasma-Derived Therapies Business Unit (PDT). The role offers an exciting opportunity for a detailed, intellectually curious, and analytical minded candidate with experience dealing with ambiguity, and key customers including PDT Finance team and members of the PDT Commercial team.
How you will contribute:
Manage aspects of the financial close, the monthly re-forecast and the annual budget and long range plan.
For monthly and quarterly reporting:
Manage and update monthly reporting packages and completion of other month end analytics files.
Analyze the accuracy of financial results, determine variance drivers, and write performance commentary.
- Understand variances of channel partners purchases vs. forecast and impacts of mix on gross price.
- Provide the appropriate analysis to support the gross-to-net reporting.
- Report and provide insight into stocking and destocking impacts vs. forecasts, plan and prior year (PY).
- Monthly demand and days on hand (DOH) partner level reporting, including drivers of demand and impacts to forecasts.
For the forecast, budget, and long-range plan:
Manage forecasting decks and assist with completion of other files for consolidated PDT commercial forecasts.
- Monitor relevant key performance indicators (KPIs), trends and events impacting the business and incorporate this information into the forecast.
- Collaborate with the Market Access team to evaluate the financial implications of contracting strategies and their impact on the plan, including mix impacts driving gross price impacts.
- Calculate gross-to-net forecasts for product portfolio with insights from trends and discussion with finance ops team.
- Identify risks and opportunities to the plan.
Manage relationships with the following teams to ensure alignment with Hematology finance requirements:
BP&A – ensure all requested data is completed for US Commercial consolidation.
Finance Operations – provide the appropriate analysis to support the gross-to-net reporting.
Market Access Team – collaborate to evaluate the financial implications of contracting strategies and their impact on the plan and forecast.
Forecasting Team – understand all aspects of the revenue forecast and ensure timelines are met.
Marketing – provide appropriate finance support to prepare budget and forecast and to monitor performance against plan.
Decision support activities across the PDT portfolio:
Partner with marketing leads to understand financial impacts.
Develop detailed financial analyses, including profitability, pricing and cost optimization.
Work with large amounts of data to develop and enhance complex financial models, such as account/segment level channel models to improve forecasting accuracy and drive new business insights.
Provide and implement a framework to drive fact-based decisions. Continuously improve and streamline analytics processes.
Develop financial models and sensitivity analyses.
Drive efficiencies across PDT Finance by identifying process simplification and automation opportunities.
Collaborate with Market Access to understand and model impacts of contracting and mix and price impacts.
Business partnership with commercial OPEX management and support
Manage operational expense budget and provide visibility to financial targets.
Support and influence key operational and strategic decisions.
Improve the impact and understanding of financial reporting on business performance.
Establish partnerships and maintain strong relationships with all senior level managers and their teams.
Bachelor’s degree in an accounting/financial discipline is required or equivalent experience, with more than 5 years of working experience
Experience with management reporting, financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting is required
Experience in dealing with people with a keen focus on customer service is required
Working as part of a team is required
Occasional short-term travel
Experience working in a matrix organization preferred
Experience working in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry preferred
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with global business partners and the facility to explain financial concepts to the non-financial manager
Objective, critical thinking with focus on process improvements and simplification
Self-confidence, initiative and ability to work independently in order to meet deadlines
Advanced technical skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, including Excel modeling, and experience creating profession presentations in PowerPoint is required
Hyperion Financial Management and Smartview / Essbase and SAP knowledge preferred
Should have a strong understanding of accounting and finance principles, financial modeling
Ability to work well in a pressured, deadline focused, small, committed team environment and at times with limited supervision
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects and assignments
Effective communication skills with colleagues at all levels and departments of the business, especially with non-financially oriented business partners
Strong financial analysis, interpretation and interpersonal skills
Able to contribute ideas and implement improvements
Ensure high standards of accuracy and consistency of data, attention to detail and efficiency
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently, take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines
A demonstrated customer service focus will be another critical success factor for this position
Must be open and flexible to the changing environment
What Takeda can offer you:
Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
Family Planning Support
Flexible Ways of Working
More about us:
At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.
Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.
This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.
In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.
Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.
Time TypeFull time
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