Finance Mgr

  • Company: Amgen
  • Posted: January 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-31550
Amgen is seeking a Finance Manager who will play a key role in the R&D Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization located in Thousand Oaks, CA. This Manager reports to the Senior Manager Translational Sciences & Discovery Research Finance.
The Finance Manager will support the financial, analytical, budget and month end support for the Translational Sciences & Discovery Research organizations. This Manager will work with the R&D organization and interact cross-functionally within and outside of Finance.
Key responsibilities of this role include:
•Financial planning and analysis of headcount and operating expenses, supporting the quarterly forecast, annual budgeting, long range plan and monthly close processes for the Translational Sciences and Discovery Research organizations
•Provide critical financial insights into new and continuous operational improvement opportunities
•Supporting finance leadership and functional teams with ad hoc requests and special projects
•Providing direction to clients on key corporate financial policies such as Sarbanes-Oxley and departmental policies to ensure proper GAAP treatment of functional expenses
Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree
Master's degree AND 2 years of Finance experience
Bachelor's degree AND 4 years of Finance experience
Associate's degree AND 10 years of Finance experience
High school diploma / GED AND 12 years of Finance experience
Preferred Qualifications:
4 + years of corporate level experience with 2 + years of progressive finance / accounting experience
Relevant functional financial planning experience
Knowledge of key finance systems (such as SAP, MS Office, Hyperion planning and reporting systems)
Excellent Excel / PowerPoint skills
Detail oriented; strong business analytical skills
Strong quantitative and analytical skills including familiarity with finance and accounting terms
Proven ability to work effectively in in ambiguous situations and team environment
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently under time
Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to influence personnel across functions and levels
Ability to think strategically
MBA and/or CPA
Pharmaceutical/Biotech experience
Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.
Advancing science and helping patients - these dual passions are ingrained in our culture. They drive our work, our values, and everything we do at Amgen. For staff around the world, our mission to serve patients and our commitment to science makes Amgen a place where we can make a positive difference in people's lives while pursuing a challenging and fulfilling career. To foster a setting in which all staff may excel, we support a variety of growth opportunities-from training and education to expanding current job responsibilities.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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