General Information

Job Advert Title: Manager, Finance Business Partner, Corporate & Global Functions

Location: Nihonbashi,Tokyo

Division: Finance

Employment Class: Permanent


【募集の背景 / Purpose & Scope】
The Corporate Functions Business Partner brings day-to-day finance support to the Global function (excluding R&D) and Astellas' Corporate function leads in their region, to support best-in-class planning, budgeting, forecasting, and performance management activities. This role develops credibility through challenge, influence, and support to senior stakeholders, driving forward the goals of the Function, as aligned to the goals of the global organization.

This role will support the development and optimization of the annual budget and forecast, as well as provide insight to the Function leadership to support decision-making, through driving key analyses, participation in leadership meetings, and input into business case assessments. 

Work closely with the other Business Partners for Corporate/ Global Functions as a global team to support across all Corporate and Global Functions.

【職務の内容 / Essential Job Responsibilities】
Partnering Overall:
•Provide high quality finance and business insights to corporate functions and global functions both on current operations and potential investments into assets
•Drive performance improvement of partner business units 
•Increase awareness on finance and non-finance topics in partner business units
•Regular participation in meetings about resourcing required for partner business units with ad-hoc analysis, scenario analysis, financial risk management, etc.

•Investment assessment and support for partner functions’ decision-making 
•Articulate financial risks and opportunities and support post-investment appraisal of business initiatives within his/ her remit

Planning and Budgeting:
•Support Budgeting, planning, and forecasting- driving variance analysis and development of actions, with emphasis on effectiveness of resources allocation across sites / regions

Working as One Astellas:
•Operate seamlessly in global operations and cultures, resolving difficulties with respect for diverse populations
•Strong team player, exercising wisdom and discretion to facilitate respectful solutions to challenging situations

•Embed Compliance Culture, ensuring Integrity in Action is actively applied in all initiatives and proactively address non-compliance
•Ensure adherence to Astellas policies relating to healthcare compliance standards and interactions with Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), Healthcare Organizations (HCOs) and Patient Organizations (POs)
•Ensure adherence to Astellas policies relating to Finance Controls and Compliance standards.
•Ensure a culture of Ethics and Compliance; lead by example and incorporate cross-cultural perspectives when addressing challenging situations

•Other such duties as may be reasonably required by the business.

【Specific Physical or Environmental Requirements】
Some international travel expected
Ability to manage own workload and time to meet tight deadlines
Needs to speak fluent English and local business language (where this is not English)

【応募要件 / Qualifications】
<必須 / Must>
Minimum Qualification
•University degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
•Language: Both native-level Japanese and business-level English
(equivalent to TOEFL IBT 105+, or 7.5 IELTS, CAE- Cambridge English advanced exam, TOEIC Listening 400+, Reading 400+, Speaking 150+, Writing 150+)

Minimum Experience
•Experience in public accounting or corporate accounting or budgeting or general finance, including leadership role. (5years~)
•Must be IT literate, and familiar with Financial Systems 
•Ability to operate effectively within a global environment, using remote communication, and appreciating different cultural backgrounds

Job Specific Skills
•Knowledge of budgeting and financial forecasting, experience with financial reporting and analysis
•Development of financial models using spreadsheets and database tools
•Presentation skills required to present financial results to management and the ability to influence others

<歓迎 / Want>
•Experience in business partnering
•Exposure to finance systems such as SAP/S4, SAP-BPC, Hyperion etc.

【応募書類 / Application Documents】
Both Japanese and English Resumes are needed

【勤務地 / Location】
東京都中央区 アステラス製薬 日本橋事業所 本社 
Nihonbashi, Tokyo

【勤務開始日 / Start Date】
Will be decided according to the candidate's flexibility

【契約期間 / Contract Duration】
Not limited to specified period

【試用期間 / Probation Period】
No probation period in principle

【給与 / Salary】
①Base salary: will be decided by the candidate's experience, skill and capability.
②When Discretionary Work System is applied: Discretionary work allowance will be paid.(50,000~100,000yen, based on the Grade)
③When Flextime System is applied: Overtime allowance will be paid for time worked in excess of prescribed working hours.

【昇給 / Salary Raise】
Once a year

【賞与 / Bonus】
Twice a year (July, December)

【諸手当 / Allowance】
裁量労働手当、住宅手当、通勤手当 等
Discretionary work allowance, Housing allowance, Commutation allowance, etc.

【勤務時間 / Working Hours】
8:45~17:45(月~木)、8:45~16:00(金)、企画業務型 裁量労働制
Flex-time system or Discretionary Work System

【休日 / Holidays】
Weekends(Sat and Sun), holidays, May 1st, summer vacation, New Year holidays

【休暇 / Vacation Leave】
年次有給休暇、育児休業制度、介護休業制度 等
Annual paid leave, childcare leave system, nursing care leave system, etc.

【福利厚生 / Welfare】
雇用保険、労災保険、厚生年金、健康保険、共済会制度、社宅制度、持株会制度、財形貯蓄制度 等
Employment Insurance, Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance, Welfare Pension Insurance, Health Insurance, Mutual Aid Association System, Company Housing System, Employee Shareholder Association System, Property Accumulation Savings System

【お問い合わせ / Contact】
アステラス製薬株式会社 採用担当 / Japan Recruiting team, Astellas Pharma Inc. 

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