Amgen

Accounting Association Intercontinental

Employer
Amgen
Location
Tampa, FL, US
Posted
Sep 10, 2019
Ref
R-83141
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is searching for an Associate for our Intercontinental Region Accounting team. The Associate will report to the Director, Accounting, and will work out of the Amgen Capability Center located in Tampa, Florida. At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the-art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.

The Associate will play a key role in executing on accounting and reporting activities and ensuring compliance for the Intercontinental Region.

Primary responsibilities will include the following:
  • Accurate, complete and timely monthly and quarterly accounting close:
    • Use and review of month-end accounting checklist
    • Responsible for review of manual Journal Entries posted by our outsource partner accounting staff
    • Responsible for the preparation of the account analyses
    • Review of trial balance and account reconciliations
    • Escalation of reconciling items not clearing timely
    • Preparation of Close documentation for the region.
  • Oversight and coordination of close activities with third-party shared service center and cross functionally to ensure appropriate service is provided and any issues are resolved.
  • Provide accounting support and expertise to internal stakeholders including analysis of expenses and changes to balance sheet accounts.
  • Support annual International Internal Control Certification process.
  • Assist local Finance Leads with U.S. GAAP accounting, compliant local payroll process, and tax compliance, as well implementation of recommended improvements as a result of internal/external audits.
  • Suggest improvements to processes and works well with project teams in planning and execution.
  • Contribute to local, International finance, and/or accounting projects including project management, coordination, and execution of tasks.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

OR

Associate's degree and 4 years of Accounting or Finance experience

OR

High school diploma/GED and 6 years of Accounting or Finance experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounting functions
  • CPA or actively pursuing a CPA
  • Experience with ERP systems (preferably SAP), RPA or other technologies supporting the accounting function
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally in an organization
  • Detailed oriented and highly motivated
  • Strong project management and leadership skills


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.

The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

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.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.