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Associate Director, Finance

Baxalta U.S., Inc.
Social Circle, GA 30025
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Job Description

Job Function and Description

The overall responsibility for this role will be to improve and maintain all aspects of the financial management and reporting systems while working together with the site business partners to provide financial insight and direction to support the site with running the business and achieving our strategic goals.

  • Enterprise mindset to ensure the right prioritization for the site.
  • Excellent influencing/collaboration skills and teamwork mindset.
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Proven ability in using a wide variety of lean tools and building capability within teams.
  • Change agent who will support the organization with good change management tools and techniques.
  • Strong Talent Developer with a focus on creating a continuous learning organization through active coaching.
  • Effective communicator with a proven ability to grow talent and future leaders.
  • Promoting a culture where diversity and inclusion is part of the DNA.
  • Identifying and communicating risks in area of responsibility and across the site.
  • Creating strategies and plans to manage risk within Finance.
  • For continuous improvement collaborates with Business Excellence peers across the Plasma business unit in Takeda and through external forums to drive business excellence across the site and champion business case development to support prioritization of highest value to the patient.
  • Finance Lead is responsible for meeting targeted site and Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) Finance objectives, ensuring department objectives are aligned, translated to all and visually managed to drive efficiency.
  • Responsible for timely updates of site achievements and challenges. Actively working cross functionally to maintain a highly effective and productive end to end approach across our business.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with legal, EHS and all Takeda policies and procedures which are applicable to the site.
  • Ability to translate the vision and goals of the company and site to the Finance team.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Finance or accounting. A post-graduate qualification (MSc., PhD or MBA) is desired.
  • At least 10 years operational finance experience in a manufacturing operation (preferably in biotechnology, pharmaceutical or medical Devices)
  • Proven people leader with demonstrated ability to develop and grow capability in individuals and teams. Minimum 2 years of management experience.
  • Strong analytical skills with working knowledge of GAAP accounting principles.
  • Strong working knowledge of financial and non-financial metrics and product costing.
  • SAP experience is desired.
  • Advance excel skills is desired.

In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.

  • General office environment
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • Inside working conditions.

5% travel

excludes CO applicants


USA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278

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Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-06
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