Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Fixed Assets Specialist in our Łódź office.
Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.
Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) is a newly formed function within Takeda with the objective of enabling Takeda’s business strategy, delivering simplification and cost reduction, improving service and providing a transformation engine for continuous improvement for Takeda.
Building and Delivering Simplified and Innovative Solutions’ is our overarching vision with a goal of Patient Centricity’, helping focus us on delivering value for Takeda
Support the transfer of AUC balances to the Fixed Assets sub-ledger through close co-ordination with local and plant finance colleagues.
Perform month-end activities in a timely manner to meet all reporting deadlines.
Perform year-end activities in a timely manner to meet all reporting deadlines.
Perform ongoing maintenance of Fixed Assets master data per local market / global requests
Assist with the booking and analysis of capital accruals to reflect timely and accurate accounting of all Fixed Asset balances.
Assist with the booking and analysis of capitalised interest postings and depreciation accruals on a quarterly basis
Manage the creation of capital Internal Orders within SAP to allow the creation of capital PO’s against approved capital budgets.
Review and approve fixed assets capital PO’s as part of the PO approval workflow
Assist in the management of internal and external reporting activity of Fixed Asset balances as part of the FA Accounting team.
Perform account reconciliations on Blackline to ensure accuracy and compliance of reported Fixed Asset balances.
Input into and represent the Fixed Asset accounting team in balance sheet reviews
Provide market guidance on issues surrounding Fixed Assets policy and process.
Assist the Fixed Asset accounting team in ad-hoc continuous improvement projects
Perform all Fixed Asset activities in compliance with Takeda, US GAAP / Sox & local requirements.
Cooperation with internal and external financial auditors
Assist in the performance of Fixed Asset leased accounting activities
Technical / Functional (Line) Expertise
In depth understanding of double entry accounting e.g. Lease Accounting
Proficient in excel to enable large volumes of data manipulation
A good understanding of the Chart of accounts to support our customers with queries on entries affecting their results.
Work with SAP technical support to ensure any technical issues affecting Fixed Asset transactions are resolved in a timely manner
Work with the in country Finance team to ensure asset accounting is reflective of the operational status of the project / asset in service date.
Decision-making and Autonomy
Investigate and follow thorugh with the SAP Technical Support team on any system / technical errors found which result in the miscalcultaion of accounting records.
Ability to prioritise work in situations where urgent action is needed
Support other members of the Fixed Asset team when required
Driven and committed able to work on own initiative and with others under pressure and to demanding deadlines while managing conflicting demands.
Team player demonstrated ability to work as part of a cross functional team.
Flexible willing to work in a hands on manner to ensure that all tasks are achieved by the team on a timely basis.
Ability to identify and articulate processes that are inefficient
Ability to create As-Is / To-Be Process Flows to present the problem
Working within international / global remit and within and across other cultures
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Academic background in accounting or economics
Professional experience in GL / FA / Reporting area
Professional experience in BPO / Shared Services would be an advantage
Additional accounting courses would be an advantage
Experience of an ERP system, preferably SAP
Microsoft Office experience, particularly Excel
Fluent Business English
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
US GAAP knowledge
Good communication & interpersonal skills
Stress resistance, discipline, dedication
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Improvement-oriented mindset (focused on such techniques as Lean / Kaizen)
Interest / experience in external innovations and automation (ERP, WF, Robotics, AI)
General curious mindset
Building relationships and trust through challenging the status quo
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU
Fixed term contract
We take care of you - group insurance, private healthcare and Christmas vouchers,
We take care of your appetite - delicious meals in the canteen, meals delivery service, fresh fruits,
We take care of your comfort - quiet, cozy office with creative corner and chillout zones, integration trips and events,
We take care of your developmen t - language courses and trainings, Takeda Running Team and corporate volunteering
Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D- driven market leadership and being a values-led company.
To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do.
We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliverBetter Health and a Brighter Futureto people around the world.