Senior Manager Finance

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
May 19, 2019
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Job Summary

Amgen is seeking a Sr. Manager Finance to be a part of the Operations Business Analysis (BA) Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Team.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Manage team of 3-4 individuals in supporting all BA related activities
  • Provide operational thought leadership and fiscal accountability to the Global Operational Leads (GOL) and Therapeutic Area (TA) heads
  • Complete/ review key operations related analysis for Portfolio Governance (PG) and PG Core
  • Liaise with key members of Operations, R&D Finance, and Commercialization teams for PG related analysis
  • Serve as key financial support to Operations Strategic Product Review (OSPR) for all instrumental ad hoc and decision-making analysis
  • Member of Deal Review Committee and provide relevant analyses for potential M&A and licensing Ventures (Business Development Support)

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Accounting, Finance, or Economics


Master's degree and 4 years of Accounting, Finance, or Economics


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Accounting, Finance, or Economics


Associate's degree and 10 years of Accounting, Finance, or Economics


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Accounting, Finance, or Economics

Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA and/or CPA 6+ years of progressive finance / accounting experience including corporate level public company experience. Relevant functional financial planning experience in other operational areas.
  • Detail oriented; strong business analytical skills.
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to influence personnel across functions and levels. Thrives in ambiguous situations and team environment.Ability to think strategically.
  • Pharmaceutical/ Biotech experience.
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand and apply various principles and possesses a deep knowledge of problem solving skills, prioritizes tasks, able to solve a wide range of challenges, raise business issues as appropriate.
  • This role will require extensive finance experience (within Operations and other areas) and cross-functional partnerships.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and ability communicate to peers, clients and top management in a clear and concise manner.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

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.