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Finance Business Partner Lead - Associate Director

Baxalta U.S., Inc.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
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Job Description

About the role:

The Finance Business Partner Lead will work with all facets of the Thousand Oaks organization as an important financial and strategic partner to support the goals and growth of this manufacturing Site. You will report to the Finance Site Head. You will develop an understanding of the commercial manufacturing processes, have an intrinsic curiosity about the pharmaceutical industry, and an eagerness to collaborate in solving complex challenges.

How you will contribute:

  • Responsible for forecasting, budgeting, metrics reporting, ad-hoc analysis, and create in-depth financial models and business analysis.
  • Partner with cross functional teams, including manufacturing, quality, engineering, and other teams to evaluate our performance and evaluate and build strategic opportunities.
  • Lead FP&A activities (Monthly Close, Budget, Long Range Operating Plans, and other forecasts) for the entire manufacturing site, including evaluation of performance relative to forecast and targets and presentation of financial results to both senior and executive leadership.
  • Partner with the Global Manufacturing organization to evaluate investment opportunities, assess our performance, and guide progress on transformation goals.
  • Ensure integrity of reported financial results by maintaining reporting models and databases.
  • Create financial models to lead and improve manufacturing capacity utilizations and manufacturing operations.
  • Designated as super user on SAP application and other internal systems.

Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

  • In-depth experience in financial analysis, planning, zero-based budgeting, corporate accounting and operations accounting, assets, leases, operating expenses, and capital expenditures.
  • Knowledge in financial planning and business investment analysis modeling (NPV, Return on investment).
  • Familiar with scenario planning and predictive analytics-driven forecasting.
  • Solution architect - understand how our business operates. Expert on policies, trends and contemporary practices. Apply knowledge to co-create solutions.
  • Enterprise mindset - think and serve the best interest of the enterprise through own role and department.
  • Trusted advisor - engage others in collaborative working relationships.
Decision-making and Autonomy
  • Independently solve problems with potential to influence the site.
  • Translate complex decisions and change projects into prioritized and integrated processes.
  • Strategic Business Partner working across cross teams at local, regional, and global levels.
  • Establish credibility and act responsibly to earn the confidence, trust and respect of others, while setting priorities.
  • Foster team collaboration in a team environment across multiple time zones.
  • Understand digital Finance trends and use new technologies to enhance the quality of forecasting and predictive modeling.
  • Take ownership over projects and asking thought-provoking questions.

What you bring to Takeda:

  • Master's degree and 6+ years of Accounting and/or Finance experience, OR
  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of Accounting and/or Finance experience.
  • Financial analysis experience supporting decision-making
  • Collaborator who can navigate across a global, matrixed organization
  • Analytical skill with the ability to summarize large amounts of data and financial modeling
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotech Industry
  • Excellent systems skills (SAP, JDEwards, Power BI, Tableau, Word, and Access).

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
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement

Important Considerations

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. You may:

  • May work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
  • Will need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
  • May work in a cold, hot or wet environment.
  • May work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours,.
  • May work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and the best patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company to 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 posting excludes Colorado applicants.



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.


USA - CA - Thousand Oaks - Rancho Conejo

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Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-08
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