Head of Global Pensions and Benefit Finance

at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Springfield, Illinois, United States

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About the role:

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. Working with the Head of Global Benefits and peers, you will develop and present program recommendations to leadership and ensure approved changes are implemented promptly. Additionally, you will develop reports and dashboards tracking actual benefit costs and communicating to finance benefit budget updates. Join Takeda as a Head of Global Pension and Benefit Finance where you will work independently, be innovative, and seek positive change in a dynamic environment. We are seeking someone with a demonstrated history of successfully building and managing large, complex problems and engaging with cross-functional teams, and numerous stakeholders, directly and through influence. As part of the Global Benefits team, you will report to Head of Global Benefits.

How you will contribute:

+ Identify, design and establish a global framework for a corporate governance structure and committee level advisement.

+ Ensure local plans are administered in compliance with plan documents and applicable regulations.

+ Support local teams with plan design and strategic projects (e.g., Plan Design or Benefit Committee Proposals)

+ Partner with key stakeholders globally to provide information and guidance on new or changing laws/regulation/business practices.

+ Participate in and/or lead local RFI/RFPs together with local teams and other internal business stakeholders (payroll, HR services, finance, accounting, legal, tax).

+ Collaborate with finance and third-party vendors to ensure accurate reporting.

+ Creation and maintenance of various reporting dashboards providing value-added, insightful reporting and analysis for senior management

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

+ 10 years of experience in global finance with an emphasis on pension funding, reporting and compliance

+ Experience working with IAS19 pension accounting with specific pension experience in US, Europe (Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium) and Japan

+ Knowledge of fringe benefit accounting globally

+ International Pension Plan design and management

+ Global pooling, captive funding arrangements

+ Experience working in a global organization

What Takeda can offer you:

+ Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

+ Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

+ Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

+ Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

+ Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

+ Family Planning Support

+ Flexible Ways of Working

+ Tuition reimbursement

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.

This position is currently classified as “remote” in accordance with Takeda’s Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

Base Salary Range : $ 160,300 Range Min to $ 229,000 Range Mid, based on candidate professional experience level. Employees may also be eligible for Short-term and Long-Term Incentive benefits as well. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off. The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

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.


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Job Posting: JC242110039

Posted On: Jun 16, 2023

Updated On: Oct 18, 2023

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