Finance Senior Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 06, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
This position provides financial, analytical and decision-support for the Inflammation/Nephrology Business Unit. Specifically, this role will support Otezla and potentially other commercialized, mature and/or launch brands, within Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A).

This position will support the monthly close, sales & expense forecasting, annual and long-range planning activities. Quickly develop an in-depth understanding of the disease state markets, current competitive environment, and key revenue and cost drivers. In addition, candidate will clearly communicate financial implications of the changing pricing and reimbursement environment, build effective relationships with the business unit leadership, and analyze and clearly communicate financial results to business partners and peers. This role directly supports & interfaces with BU & GCO Finance leadership as well as the product Brand & Sales Teams. Frequent interaction with numerous additional functions including Pricing / Contracting, Business Analytics, Forecasting, Sales Operations, other BU finance teams, Corporate FP&A, and Investor Relations.

This position will be an integral member of product Brand Teams helping to support, develop and optimize brand strategies to maximize revenue over the product lifecycle.

Responsibilities include performing financial modeling, preparation and presentation of results and ideas to senior management and performing regular account analysis to anticipate and resolve issues. The successful candidate will take initiative and work under minimal direction; will provide leadership and key support on multiple projects; manage & lead cross-functional teams; formulate and clearly deliver complex information, issues and recommendations in both written and oral presentations to Senior Management and will develop and use complex business and financial models to make decisions.

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:

• MBA or CPA

• Solid understanding of forecasting, long-range planning, budgeting, business partnering

• 8+ years' experience in financial reporting and analysis

• 2+ years managerial experience, directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs, resources

• Biotech/pharmaceutical experience

• Experience supporting sales and marketing function

• Business acumen & judgment to communicate and influence Sr/Executive Management

• Excellent analytical and math skills

• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Power Point

• Solid technical finance skills (accounting, planning, modeling, etc)

• Solid overall knowledge of financial systems and tools (e.g. SAP, Contributor, etc)

• Self-directed and critical thinker

• Solid and reliable understanding of industry, broad business, and cross functional issues

• Analytical thinking and problem solving capability

• Strong presentation/communication skills

• Strong leadership, influence, facilitation, assertiveness

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.

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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.