Accounts Payable & Procurement Partner

Sydney, Australia
Sunday, 27 November 2022
Sunday, 4 December 2022
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Description
Why Finance at Takeda?
Are you looking to join a team with a strong purpose and a great culture? At Takeda, we strive towards Better Health for People and a Brighter Future for the World through leading innovation in medicine in our four core therapy areas of Oncology, Gastroenterology, Rare Diseases and Neuroscience, plus Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. You will be joining Takeda Oceania who has been certified as a Top Employer for 6 consecutive years, the most of any current life sciences organization in Australia, for our consistent investment in our people and culture. We have also been recognised as the most attractive employer in Life Sciences in 2020 and 2021 and have been voted the most favored Pharma company by Rare Diseases patient groups. Here you will not only work with friendly people, but you can expect to grow in your career, have personalized development opportunities, flexibility and be celebrated for who you are.
The Role:
In the role of Accounts Payable & Procurement Partner, you will take full ownership and responsibility of all aspects of the accounts payable & procurement, and travel and expense management for the Australia & New Zealand legal entities, ensuring that Takeda policies and procedures are followed and that the accounting complies with appropriate GAAP and taxation laws including:
- Ensure timely processing of invoices in the procurement system, arranging payment runs and maintaining accuracy and compliance of financial data into SAP
- Partner with external stakeholders to proactively manage and resolve vendor queries
- Partner with regional procurement to ensure that best practices are being adopted for the local organization
- Strive for continuous process improvements and innovation to provide the most efficient and streamlined procurement process for the business
- Partner with the local organization to ensure the appropriate level of training is provided, and that systems and processes are fit for purpose
- Proactively support the local business, resolving their queries and being the local Accounts Payable & Procurement Champion
- Review and process employees travel and expense claims, and manage and administer the Employee Corporate Card, Central Travel and Purchasing Card Programs
- Maintain and be the local super user for the Master Data system, and provide support and training to the business, as required
- Ensure accuracy in the month-end closing journals and reporting process
- Be responsible for the month end Auto PO accruals system, ensuring accuracy in the data, and that support is provided to the business
Skills and Experience:
- Extensive professional experience performing full function accounts payable duties
- Demonstrated ability to analyses problems and create solutions
- Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes
- Proven ability to use initiative and drive to achieve results
Our Culture & Benefits:
It starts with our people; 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 deliver Better Health for People and a Brighter Future for the World.
- Competitive remuneration package, which is benchmarked annually
- Leading parental leave scheme
- Financial and leave assistance for further study
- Local and global secondment opportunities
- Program of wellbeing support and activities
- Insurance benefits
- Flexible work - we value work-life balance
- Additional leave
- Annual volunteer day to contribute to our community
- Social events and celebrations
We are proud to have a culture and work environment that embraces the diverse talents of our people and champions inclusion.
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Sydney, Australia
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