Sr. Financial Analyst in Istanbul, Turkey

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Takeda Pharmaceuticals

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Job Description

Job Title: Sr. Financial Analyst

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

About the role:

With around 45,000 people working in approximately 80 countries we are a truly global partner for better health. By always putting people first, we empower employee so everyone can develop to his or her full potential.

Takeda Turkey operates in Turkey since 2009; we are providing better health to patients in different therapeutic areas which are Oncology, Hematology, Rare Genetic Diseases, Immunology and GI.

We are currently looking for a strong profile with the right attitude to join our Finance team as “Sr. Financial Analyst”.

Sr. Financial Analyst will be reporting to FP&A Manager and assists in the financial planning processes for the LOC Turkey planning cycles: Annual Plan, MYC, Feb LBE, MRP and LRF ensuring quality, consistency and reliability of the data and summary deliverables submitted to HQ Finance.

He/She will work closely with assigned functions to understand their business requirements to provide budgetary guidance and also, will work closely with Accounting team for proper month-end closure.

How you will contribute:

• Assists in the month end closure of IFRS results with insightful commentary on both financial and non-financial performance indicators.

• Ensures both routine and ad-hoc HQ Finance data requests are prepared accurately, submitted timely and with the highest level of quality.

• Looks for new ways to analyze and report results; leveraging Global Tools.

• Supports the development and consolidation of functional budgets under Cost Package guidelines. Monitors and reports performance against OPEX budgets/metrics with high quality commentary Provides ad-hoc reporting to support requests from financial management.

• Proven ability to work under strict deadlines and multitasking

• Assist in monthly S&OP Process, PDT allocation process

What you bring to Takeda:

• Bachelor’s degree from Finance, Economics, Engineering or related fields

• Minimum of 3+ years of financial analysis experience, big 4 experience is a plus

• Experience with management reporting, financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting.

• Excellence knowledge of IFRS

• Strong analytical skills with demonstrated business impact in previous roles.

• Strong computer software skills (Microsoft Office, Power BI , Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SAP, HFM

• Experience working in a pharmaceutical or healthcare setting is preferred.

• Deep knowledge of all aspects of financial management – budgeting, forecasting and financial planning, including basic accounting information

• Proven ability to work under strict deadlines and multitasking

• Good understanding of business processes and solutions, e.g. Finance, HR, Procurement (and other business functions) and the interdependencies

• Innovative thinker and catalyst

• Ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in different business intelligence (BI) tools

• Passion for accuracy of all data

• Ability to build outstanding relationships based on trust and through delivering on commitments.

• No military obligation for male candidates

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.

Empowering our people to shine:

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.


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