Manager of Operations Cost Accounting @ Takeda

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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