Finance Senior Manager

  • Company: Amgen
  • Posted: January 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-32070
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.
Job Summary
Amgen is searching for a Finance Sr. Manager who will play a key role in supporting the Global Commercial Operations (GCO) organization. The role will report to the Executive Director of Finance in charge of the global GCO Finance consolidation group. The role will be based in Thousand Oaks, CA.
The Finance Sr. Manager will be responsible for:
Leading the worldwide consolidation of GCO sales during financial planning processes such as annual budget, quarterly forecasts and the long range plan
Supporting the quarter end close processes for and play a key role in preparation of materials and disclosure pertaining to Amgen's product sales performance for quarterly external investor earnings calls. This includes drafting portions of Amgen's earnings releases and quarterly SEC filings.
Preparing various management reports on financial performance and be able to explain / communicate key variance drivers and insights
Provide key financial support and analysis on an ad-hoc basis to help drive and improve business performance as needed
Preparing "executive-friendly" financial analysis materials for senior company leadership and the Board of Directors
Partnering with other members of GCO Finance within and outside of Thousand Oaks, CA on consolidation of GCO activities as well as coordinating other ad-hoc projects
Key point of contact representing GCO Finance and GCO on cross functional initiatives
Basic Qualifications
Doctorate degree and 2 years of Finance experience
Master's degree and 4 years of Finance experience
Bachelor's degree and 6 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
MBA and/or CPA
6 + years of progressive finance / accounting experience including corporate level public company experience
Pharmaceutical/Biotech experience
Detail oriented; strong business analytical skills
Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to influence personnel across functions and levels
Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations and team environment
Ability to think strategically
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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