Finance Sr. Associate

Tampa, FL, US
May 03, 2021
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is searching for a Finance Sr. Associate. The Senior Associate will report to the Senior Manager and be part of the Corporate Finance team, supporting Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) activities for the General & Admin (G&A) function. The position will be based at the in Tampa FL at Amgen's new Capability Center and report to management in Thousand Oaks, CA. 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.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

Financial Analysis: Prepare long-range plans, annual budgets, strategic assessments, forecasts and/or review actual results compared to forecasts. Provide analytical support to senior management related to key decisions. Identify opportunities for operational efficiencies and cost savings within the functional area, present those opportunities to senior managers, and assist in implementing them. Interface with other areas of Finance and the business as needed.

Business Partnering: Build strong relationships across functions within the company, work closely with various functions (including the Results Delivery Office and other G&A Functions). Support financial reporting and partner with functional leads as part of the overall planning process and provide key financial support and analysis on an ad-hoc basis.

Other key responsibilities include:

Supporting the monthly close process, completing management/project reports, variance analysis, and presenting results and recommendations to Senior Management. These activities require the ability to gather and analyze data, understand and communicate cost variance drivers, and establish effective working relationships.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Finance/Accounting experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of Finance/Accounting experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Finance/Accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech experience
  • Prior experience with corporate planning software (Hyperion, Tableau, SAP) and strong proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Detail oriented; excellent analytical and math skills
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations and team environment
  • Able to take the initiative and work under a minimum of direction

Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.

Advancing science and helping patients - these dual passions are ingrained in our culture. They drive our work, our values, and everything we do at Amgen. For staff around the world, our mission to serve patients and our commitment to science makes Amgen a place where we can make a positive difference in people's lives while pursuing a challenging and fulfilling career. To foster a setting in which all staff may excel, we support a variety of growth opportunities-from training and education to expanding current job responsibilities.

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.