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Associate Director, PDT FP&A

Boston, Massachusetts
Start date
May 23, 2024

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Associate Director, PDT FP&A

Cambridge, MA


  • Support development and execution of financial strategy for Takeda Plasma Derived Therapies (PDT) by conducting financial analysis and shaping financial story and presentations.
  • Interact with key stakeholders across PDT value chain (strategy, R&D, plasma collection, manufacturing, operations, marketing, and sales) to ensure understanding and alignment on financial drivers and messaging.
  • Assist with the financial consolidation reporting and planning processes for the Global Plasma-Derived Therapies businesses.
  • Key role in preparation of PDT financial forecasts and reporting (consolidate financial analysis, develop presentation materials, contribute to messaging / storyline flow)


  • Support building storyline and messaging around financial data to communicate clear and consistent performance picture internally and externally.
  • Interact with key stakeholders across PDT value chain (strategy, R&D, plasma collection, manufacturing, operations, marketing, and sales) to ensure understanding of financial drivers and alignment on financial strategy and messaging.
  • Consolidate PDT Global P&L and business partner with relevant stakeholders to understand key performance drivers.
  • Provide business finance partnership support to PDT management team on topics related to current business optimization, strategic and business development projects, preparation of financial budgets and forecasts.
  • Support and challenge commercial and functional stakeholders during preparation and reviews of PDT Mid-Range Plan (MRP), Long Range Forecast (LRF), and Mid-Year Commitment (MYC).
  • Lead consolidation efforts of presentation materials and participate in story development / BU messaging for major financial forecasts (MRP, LRF, MYC)
  • Oversee concise and well-thought-out financial presentations for Plan/Update reviews with senior management.
  • Develop and actively communicate all relevant, reliable, and insightful information / analysis to key business partners.
  • Manage the process and timelines for the ad-hoc typed analysis.
  • Other additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

  • Strong data analysis skills and ability to illustrate / simplify key business insights.
  • Proficiency in MS PowerPoint and/or other presentation tools.
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel.


  • Peer and cross functional leadership skills, ability to manage team discussions, present and defend team decisions, and manage expectations with stakeholders.

Decision-making and Autonomy

  • Self-starter, forward-thinker, and problem-solver, ability to take ownership over assigned tasks.


  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to build and reinforce relationship with multiple stakeholders in a matrix organization.


  • Quick learner, able to think strategically and challenge status quo.


Ability to understand, simplify, and communicate complex processes and concepts.


  • Min. 5-7 years of work experience in a multinational company.
  • Biotech / Pharma / Plasma industry experience is preferable.
  • Finance background is preferred, however candidates with other functional experience (consultancy, strategy, marketing) are welcome.
  • Min. Finance/Business Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred.


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.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.


Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

Boston, MA

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$149,100.00 - $234,300.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/or long-termincentives. U.S.based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

EEO Statement

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.


Boston, MA

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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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