Finance Manager - Intercontinental Region

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Sep 14, 2019
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Job Summary

Amgen is seeking a Finance Manager who will play a key role in the Global Commercial Operations (GCO) Consolidation group in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A). This position supports the Intercontinental Region, which comprises of Canada and emerging market countries in Latin America, Middle East and Africa. This role will be based in Thousand Oaks, CA and is a highly visible role with Regional Leadership. As a member of this fast-pace, complex and dynamic region, this individual will be a key point of contact for the affiliates and liaison for various Corporate functions. The individual will act as a business partner to the affiliates and senior leadership within the Region, supporting them in all budgeting processes, accounting, planning, and be involved with all financial aspects and activities. In addition, the individual will also be responsible for managing the regional capital projects, driving affiliate presentations and communicating the consolidated capital projects to leadership. The ideal candidate will be able to adapt, be agile and action orientated (Look beyond KPIs; Obtain fast, actionable feedback; Drive change and deliver value to key stakeholders).

Regional Consolidation: Primary contributor in the preparation of the annual budget, quarterly forecasts and the long-range plan. Prepare various management reports on financial performance and be able to explain key variance drivers and insights across multiple markets. Actively support the Year-End and Quarter-End end close (accruals, G/L classification, reconciliations, etc.).

Financial modeling and analysis: Build robust, driver-based financial models to guide decision-making. Articulate and translate financial analysis and insights (sales and opex) into meaningful and actionable business communications and recommendations. Synthesize and communicate business performance and variance analysis for multiple markets and Amgen products.

Business Partnering: Build strong relationships across functions within the company, work closely with various functions. Support affiliate reporting and partner with HQ functional leads as part of the overall planning process and provide key financial support and analysis on an ad-hoc basis. Cross-functional interaction with various groups in Finance, Operations, R&D, and Commercial. Drive process improvements across areas of responsibility and efficiencies across countries.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree
Master's degree and 2 years of Finance experience
Bachelor's degree and 4 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
  • 5+ years of corporate level experience with 3+ years of progressive finance / accounting experience / financial planning experience
  • Ability to educate, communicate and provide financial insights to non-finance individuals
  • Adaptable and able to work in a complex matrix environment
  • Knowledge of key reporting systems (such as SAP, MS Office, Tableau, Anaplan and Hyperion)
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills including familiarity with finance and accounting terms
  • Proven ability to work effectively in in ambiguous situations and team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to interact and influence personnel across functions and levels, including Management
  • Ability to think strategically; Detail oriented; strong business analytical skills
  • MBA and/or CPA
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech experience (highly preferred)

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.

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.