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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Budget Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Budget Manager

Takeda Pharmaceutical

Bannockburn, IL

About the role:

The Business Enablement office within Takeda is looking for Budget Manager who will Deliver support and analysis for Budget Cycle (MRP, MYC, LBE) across program, project, and run operations for GDD&T assigned functions in coordination with DD&T Finance Business Partners. Join Takeda as a Budget Manager where you will manage rolling forecast for assigned service owners and stakeholders through reviews to identify risks and opportunities. As part of this Business Enablement Office, you will report to the Head of GDT Budget Management Lead.

How you will contribute:

  • Perform validation of PO spend affordability and financial coding.

  • Support GDD&T Service owners processing of cost distribution tool.

  • Point of contact for GDD&T service owners to ensure clear understanding and alignment to all TBS finance processes. Support service owners with continuous training and be a ready source of information

  • Manage accrual and reclass processes by monitoring invoices and monthly accruals to maintain >95% DAS Services accrual review.

  • Support DD&T Finance process and tool evolution to continually improve business and financial operations

  • Develop in-depth understanding of Takeda financial and reporting systems and support adherence to timelines and policies (GAAP & internal to Takeda)

CORE ELEMENTS RELATED TO THIS ROLE (Describe what is critical and/or what differentiates this role).

  • Problem Solving Skills

  • Critical Thinking Skills


Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise (Breadth and depth of knowledge, application and complexity of technical knowledge)

  • Advanced Excel skills (ability to handle/trace complex excel formulas) are required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools – PowerPoint, Word

  • Preferred experience with Ariba PO Process, Apptio, SAP General Ledger, and BREP

Leadership (Vision, strategy and business alignment, people management, communication, influencing others, managing change)

  • Proficient at communicating effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization

Decision-making and Autonomy (The capacity and authority to make organizational decisions, autonomy in decision-making, complexity of decisions, impact of decisions, problem-solving)

  • Be able to work independently with limited supervision

Interaction (The span and nature of one’s engagement with others when performing one’s job, internal and external relationships)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent people skills enabling effective and respectful communication of technical concepts to people with varying levels of comfort with technical ideas

  • Excellent listening and comprehension skills enabling quick understanding of priorities and tasks

Innovation (The required level of scientific knowledge, knowledge sharing, innovation and risk taking)

  • Curiosity – challenge the status quo

Complexity (Products managed, mix of businesses, internal and/or external business environment, cultural considerations)

  • Strong collaboration skills in a matrixed environment


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or High School degree with 10 years of equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of relevant experience

  • Fluent in writing and speaking in the English language.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, business acumen with analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Practice efficient time management and coordinates tasks, working in an international environment.

  • Ability to prepare and execute business meetings virtual, face-to-face, cross functional, local or global to ensure meeting required deliverables.

  • Apptio experience desired

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 Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

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.

Absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as a condition of employment.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

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.


Bannockburn, IL

Exton, PA, Lexington, MA, USA - MA - Cambridge

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