Finance Senior Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Mar 21, 2019
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
As a member of the FIT (Financial Insights & Technology) team within Corporate Finance, this position (Reporting & Analytics lead) will help provide financial, analytical and decision support to the Finance organization. This position will work closely with the Corporate & Functional Finance teams to help drive standardized reporting, dynamic reporting (i.e. tableau), as well as to help develop and deliver new reporting solutions, with an aim to arm our finance colleagues with improved insights, analytics, and transparency. The Reporting & Analytics lead will manage a team of ~3 analysts and will report to the FIT Director.

The FIT team was created to: (1) maintain and build upon the work/improvements enabled by the Delivering Financial Insights (DFI) initiative, (2) implement standardized reporting capabilities, (3) implement and maintain policies, processes and systems needed to drive an efficient and effective reporting environment and (4) explore new ways to evolve reporting, in the spirit of continuous improvement, to improve financial insights across the global finance organization.

This role will help to support a wide variety of analytical and financial activities across the Finance organization, which may include AFP/FTO programs, external spend analyses, business case development, and trend and opportunity analyses, and launches of new reporting solutions (i.e. tableau and others).

The position offers a great opportunity to gain insight into the financial profile of the entire organization and strategies across all of Amgen's business functions. This role will offer many opportunities for cross-functional engagements, as well as exposure to the global finance organization. The position is best suited for someone who is excited about improving the way we do finance at Amgen, who is open to learning new technologies, and who has a proven track record of change management.

Key Responsibilities include:

Analytical & Technical Experience:
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to draw strategic insights and effectively summarize and present insight based on the needs of the audience
  • Knowledge and experience in managing large and complex data sets
  • Comfort working with financial statements (U.S. GAAP)
  • Able to develop and think critically about approaches to solving large, complex quantitative problems
  • Able to be hypothesis-driven and gather necessary pieces of data to prove/disprove hypotheses
  • Is creative, tenacious, and resourceful in problem-solving. Is able to offer multiple approaches and appropriately execute the right level of detail and granularity for the problem/audience at hand
  • Able to draw strategic insight from analyses and effectively summarize and present insights based on the needs of the audience
  • Highly proficient with Excel and MS Office Suite, with demonstrated skill in automating and scaling up analyses across large data sets.
  • Experience with tableau preferred
  • Ability to see beyond the detail to see the 'big picture', especially as it relates to providing useful solutions for our finance colleagues

Change management / Relationship management / Soft Skills:
  • Able to motivate and influence others to accomplish ambiguous tasks, even without direct authority
  • Able to get traction on projects, often involving cross-functional groups, through organizational savvy and relationship building
  • Results driven individual who can see tasks to completion with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated success at facilitating processes for complex issues and partnering cross-functionally
  • Able to work in matrixed teams, across geographic and functional reporting lines
  • Able to own and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders
  • Compelling and persuasive communicator (verbal and written) with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated track record of being a team player and providing versatility and flexibility to a team
  • Able to take ownership of processes/analyses where data may be unclear/ambiguous and drive them to completion
  • Able to adjust communications and messaging based on the seniority level of the audience

Basic Qualifications

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
  • CPA preferred
  • MBA preferred
  • Experience with Hyperion / Business Objects preferred

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