Finance Manager, Global Commercial Operations

Thousand Oaks, CA
May 30, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking a Finance Manager who will play a key role in the GCO Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization located in Thousand Oaks, CA. The GCO FP&A group is responsible for supporting the Global Marketing Access and Capabilities (GMAC), Global Government Affairs (GGA), and Business Development groups with all Finance related processes.

The Finance Manager will provide financial, analytical, budget, and month-end support to the Global Marketing Access and Capabilities (GMAC) and Global Government Affairs (GGA) organization and interact cross-functionally within and outside of Finance.The Finance Manager will also be a key contributor on Business Development projects and Amgen governance business cases, generating financial models and forecasts to support investment decisions that advance Amgen's pipeline portfolio.Key responsibilities of this role include:
  • Financial planning and analysis of headcount and operating expenses, supporting the financial forecast, annual budgeting, long-range plan, and quarterly close processes
  • Providing direction to clients on key corporate financial policies such as Sarbanes-Oxley and departmental policies to ensure proper GAAP treatment of functional expenses
  • Develops executive-level communications and decision-making support
  • Partners cross-functionally across several stakeholder groups
  • Performs ad hoc financial analysis and support special projects as needed
  • Provides financial support for the pipeline revenue long-range planning process

Basic QualificationsDoctorate degreeORMaster's degree AND 2 years of Finance experienceORBachelor's degree AND 4 years of Finance experienceORAssociate's degree AND 10 years of Finance experienceORHigh school diploma / GED AND 12 years of Finance experiencePreferred Qualifications
  • 4 + years of corporate-level experience with 2 + years of progressive finance/accounting experience
  • Relevant functional financial planning experience
  • Knowledge of key finance systems (such as SAP, MS Office, Hyperion planning and reporting systems)
  • Excellent Excel / PowerPoint skills
  • Detail-oriented; strong business analytical skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, including familiarity with finance and accounting terms
  • Proven ability to work effectively in ambiguous situations and team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently under time
  • Strong written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to influence personnel across functions and levels
  • Ability to think strategically
  • MBA and/or CPA is a plus
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech experience
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 make 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 opportunitiesfrom training and education to expanding current job responsibilities.

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