Finance Senior Manager, FP&A

Thousand Oaks, California
May 30, 2018
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Amgen is in search of a Finance Senior Manager, FP&A, who will provide financial, analytical and decision-support for Amgen's US Commercial Operation (USBO). The Senior Manager will support Aimovig (launch Brand), within Global Commercial Operations (GCO) - Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), and will report directly to the Executive Director, FP&A. The Senior Manager will work from Amgen's corporate headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA.

The Senior Manager will need to quickly develop an in-depth understanding of the disease state market, current competitive environment, and key revenue and cost drivers. In addition, ability to clearly communicate financial implications of the changing pricing and reimbursement environment, build effective relationships with the business unit leadership as well as commercialization partner, and analyze and clearly communicate financial results to business partners and peers, is needed.

The Senior Manager directly supports & interfaces with BU & GCO Finance leadership, external commercialization partners and product Brand & Sales Teams. They will also have frequent interaction with numerous additional functions including Pricing/Contracting, Business Analytics, Forecasting, Sales Operations, other BU finance teams, Corporate FP&A, and Investor Relations.

The Senior Manager will be an integral member of product Brand Team helping to support, develop and optimize brand strategies to maximize revenue over the product lifecycle.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform financial modeling, preparation and presentation of results and ideas to senior management
  • Perform regular account analysis to anticipate and resolve issues
  • Take initiative and work under minimal direction
  • Provide leadership and key support on multiple projects
  • Manage and lead cross-functional teams
  • Formulate and clearly deliver complex information, issues and recommendations in both written and oral presentations to Senior Management
  • Develop and use complex business and financial models to make decisions

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Finance experience


Master's degree and 6 years of Finance experience


Bachelor's degree and 8 years of Finance experience


Associate degree and 10 years of Finance experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of finance experience AND 2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources.

Preferred Qualifications:


*Solid understanding of forecasting, long-range planning, budgeting, business partnering

*8 years' experience in financial reporting and analysis

*Biotech/pharmaceutical experience

*Experience supporting sales and marketing function

*Business acumen & judgment to communicate and influence Sr/Executive Management

*Excellent analytical and math skills

*Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Power Point

*Solid technical finance skills (accounting, planning, modeling, etc.)

*Solid overall knowledge of financial systems and tools (e.g. SAP, Contributor, etc.)

*Self-directed and critical thinker

*Solid and reliable understanding of industry, broad business, and cross functional issues

*Analytical thinking and problem-solving capability

*Strong presentation/communication skills

*Strong leadership, influence, facilitation, assertiveness

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Your invaluable contributions will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.