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Manager USBU GI Retail Finance

USA - 3310 Takeda Pharma U.S.A.
Lexington, MA 02421
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Manager, USBU Retail GI Finance

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as aManager, USBU RetailGI Financein our Lexington, MAoffice.

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.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

As aManager, USBU Retail GI Financeworking on theUSBU/Finance team, you will be empowered to provide guidance andaddress ongoing business needs. In this role, you will contribute to Takedas mission by support the Gastroenterology brand. A typical day will include:


Manages the comprehensive, objective, and timely financial planning, analysis and reporting for the brand business while effectively acting as the chief financial officer of the brand or franchise. Directs all facets of the brand including sales forecasting, marketing related expenses, etc. The candidate serves as the primary finance resource to continually challenge key assumptions from the franchise head, marketing director and managers, weighing in and providing guidance on key investment initiatives Continually directs accurate and value-added ad-hoc analyses to address ongoing management concerns and issues, evolving with the needs of the business over time.


  • Strategically works with the franchise head, marketing director and managers to develop and monitor all aspects of the franchise or brand P&L including:
    • Sales forecasts (gross units and dollars, rebates & discounts, etc) and actual sales results, in conjunction with corresponding Contracts & Pricing counterparts and taking ownership of the franchise/brand sales projections.
    • Gross profitability for the franchise/brand, planning and monitoring royalties, profit splits, and COGs related impacts on profitability.
    • Direct Commercial expenses, primarily Marketing project and admin expenditures but also working to understand impact of Sales Force allocated expenses to the brand/franchise P&L.
  • Drive the alignment of decision-making and forecasting assumptions among the various internal Finance groups (Forecasting, Contracts & Pricing, Gross to Net) and external brand owners (Franchise Head, Brand directors/managers).
  • Coordinate with Marketing and Contracts and Pricing group to incorporate detailed volume and pricing/channel mix assumptions required to forecast ASP and projected volume by product line.
  • Direct and drive meaningful quantitative analyses and business discussions based on price, volume, cost, and mix performance.
  • Oversee concise and well thought out financial presentations for Plan/Update reviews with senior level management within the US BU and TPC.
  • Develop and proactively communicate all relevant, reliable, and insightful information/analysis to Franchise Heads/Brand directors/managers.
  • Ensure all pertinent sales related accounting records and analyses meet the internal/external audit requirements.
  • Provide professional and motivational leadership for employees reporting directly to this position, review work performed by direct reports to ensure accuracy and relevance.


  • Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting required, MBA/MSF desirable.
  • Pharmaceuticals/Biotech experience preferred
  • A minimum of 5-7 years experience in financial modeling and planning
  • 1-3 years supervisory or project/program management experience
  • Strong analytical, project management, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced financial modeling skills
  • Ability to work on fast-paced team and drive timelines and deliverables
  • Strong oral and written communication skills for interacting with all levels of management
  • Strong computer software skills (Microsoft Office Suite Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, Oracle Hyperion Financial Management, TM1, IBM Planning Analytics).


Minimal post-integration


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • 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

Empowering Our People to Shine

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Lexington, MA

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USA - Finance

Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-24
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