Senior Associate Finance

Juncos, PR, US
Sep 14, 2019
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The role­­­

Amgen is seeking a Senior Associate Finance who will play a key role in the Operations Finance team in Puerto Rico. This highly motivated individual will be primarily responsible for developing and executing financial analysis and business analytics. The Senior Associate Finance will provide vital site support for cross-functional financial, analytical and ­­­­­reporting activities. This role will interact with a wide range of leadership and staff across Amgen.

Provide financial, analytical and decision-making support to the Operations organization.

The department

The Operations Finance team is in charge of the financial planning, reporting, and analysis for Amgen's Operations area, which is responsible for Amgen's manufacturing activities. The team settles cost of operations and establishes standard costs, analyzes results, monitors variances and identifies trends to provide advice to management for decision-making. We are a highly motivated team with strong eye for business and dedication to continuous improvement.

Additional job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Advanced financial modeling and data analysis to support business transformation
  • Provide key support on multiple projects; formulate and clearly deliver information, issues and recommendations in both written and oral presentations
  • Interact with various finance groups including functional Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) to understand impact to budget/long range plans
  • Supports efficiency initiatives through reporting, tracking, and savings analysis
  • Track financials and prepare periodic reports for ongoing initiatives
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and support special projects
  • Prepare, analyze and present operating expense forecasts and results for various department managers
  • Provides recommendations and communicates implications based on analysis of deviation from budget
  • Perform account reconciliations, journal entries, month-end reporting, audit support, and ad hoc analysis
  • Develops performance measurements used to support management reporting and cost analysis
  • Support extended hours, as per business needs
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree

Bachelor's degree & 2 years of experience in finance or accounting

Preferred Qualifications
  • 4+ Years of experience in Finance & Analysis, Accounting within the manufacturing industry
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business or Industrial Engineering
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze data and present results to senior management in a professional, clear and concise manner
  • Experience with SAP, Hyperion and/or other large Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and consolidation tools
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint proficiency
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and handle multiple deliverables
  • Detail oriented and able to balance fast paced environment while delivering timely results
  • Ability to utilize available tools to simplify financial processes and activities
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills (English and Spanish)
  • Exceptional social skills; influence at all levels, functions and geographies
  • Comfortable supporting a wide range of client levels
  • Ability to demonstrate judgment and make appropriate recommendations
  • Energetic, detailed oriented, and highly motivated

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses 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.

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.