Manager of Operations Cost Accounting @ Takeda

January 4, 2020

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited in Brooklyn Park has an open position for a


Manager of Operations Cost Accounting



o    Serve as a business partner to the Brooklyn Park manufacturing facility by providing accurate, relevant and timely financial and control data reflecting plant operations and financial position.

o    Lead Site cost accounting function, including but not limited to: product costing structure support, standard cost calculation, plant variation from standard, SAP and other system/master data management and other tasks.

o    Actively support Brooklyn Park financial reporting responsibilities, including Month-end close, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, finance and business analysis, and other financial reporting.

o    Actively support accounting management of Brooklyn Park capital spend activities, including monthly financial reporting, documentation and support, budgeting and forecasting.



o    Lead the annual plant standard calculation, product costing support, SAP system costing support and Site variation reporting. 

o    Coordinate accounting activity with TBOS, TPUSA and Shared Service Center, ensuring monthly activity consistent across multi-entities.

o    Serve as Finance functional lead in supporting SAP/system mgmt. for Brooklyn Park, and actively support implementation of other finance related systems, including but not limited to Fit4Plan and Fit4Analysis. 

o    Manage Site account reconciliation of balance sheet activity, including inventory, fixed assets, MRO, liability and inter-company accounts.

o    Manage Site assets (Inventory, Fixed Assets, MRO, etc.) and partner with functional owners to ensure safeguarding and identify opportunities for business efficiency.

o    Partner with Controller to execute month-end accounting close for Brooklyn Park. 

o    Partner with Controller in leading site preparation of annual and mid-year plant budgets/forecasts and provides requisite variance analysis against actuals monthly in a timely and accurate basis. To include, but not limited to, annual OPEX and CAPEX spend.

o    Active support of Site development, management and compliance to Site internal controls, accounting procedures and business/financial audit activity.

o    Partner with plant business functions to evaluate performance trends, working to identify opportunities for financial and business process efficiencies.

o    Support Division and Corporate financial requests as needed.

o    Complete mandatory training within required timeframe.






o    Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting. CPA/CMA preferred.

o    Minimum 8-10 years of progressive accounting experience in manufacturing environment (preferably biologics or medical device), with an emphasis on cost accounting, variance analysis and financial reporting.

o    Experience with accounting for capital projects required (preferably including Site construction)

o    Strong systems and reporting background; active in utilizing and improving systems to improve business process and financial reporting. 

o    Experience with SAP ERP strongly desirable, along with strong MS Excel/Power Point skills.

o    3-5 years of supervision experience preferred.

o    Attention to detail – ability to thoroughly analyses data and identify trends and key data points to improve our business.

o    Strong analytical skills, decision making capabilities and knowledge of GAAP and IFRS accounting principles.

o    Strong sense of collaboration and service orientation to contribute to business needs and develop trust with management and peers.

o    Strong interpersonal skills and an effective cross-functional communicator possessing ability to manage up and manage down.

o    Ability to contribute ideas to address business issues.

o    Ability to multi-task and work independently.



CPA/CMA Preferred



o    In general,  the position requires mostly sedentary work with occasionally walking throughout the facility. 

o    Constantly operates office equipment such as computer, phone, calculator, etc.



Occasional travel for off-site meetings (<10%)





Prasitty Soeun

Senior Corporate Recruiter Talent Acquisition Partner
Human Resources, Brooklyn Park

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

9450 Winnetka Avenue North

Brooklyn Park, MN  55445

Office- 763-255-5226





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