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Budget Execution Manager, US

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Jun 14, 2024

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Administration, Finance
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Budget Execution Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will lead and facilitate timely and quality delivery of the end-to-end process of budget execution for several key functions within our Research and Development organization. Partnering with functional leadership and colleagues in R&D Finance, key deliverables include annual budget planning, quarterly forecast updates, and close activities, monthly leadership updates, and analytical support on spending trends and resource utilization. This role will also provide support for business case generation, guide our contract management team on escalated procure-to-pay issues, and provide project management of functional or cross-functional initiatives. This individual serves as a trusted expert partner for both finance and the business function in translating business priorities into financial forecasts. The R&D Business Operations team is committed to continuous improvement and serving our ever-changing, fast-paced business functions with excellence.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and facilitate annual budget planning collection and related analysis

  • Ongoing maintenance of budget plans and reconciliation with actual spend

  • Lead contributor for quarterly forecast updates and close activities

  • Coordinate regular functional leadership updates

  • Provide ad hoc analytical support for spending trends, resource utilization, and variance analysis

  • Support efficiency initiatives and business case generation

  • Provide expert budget execution support throughout the procure-to-pay process


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree OR

  • Masters degree and 3 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/financial analytics experience OR

  • Bachelors degree and 5 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/financial analytics experience OR

  • Associates degree and 10 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/financial analytics experience OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/financial analytics experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in either business, finance, or life sciences

  • Experience with financial reporting and forecasting

  • General familiarity with the drug development process and various business units within an R&D function

  • Demonstrated proficiency with data visualization tools (Tableau) and collaboration tools (Smartsheet, MS Teams)

  • Proficient with MS Office suite and advanced capabilities in Excel

  • Experience with enterprise tools SAP, Ariba, Anaplan

  • Ability to thrive working with detailed information and drawing key insights from trends

  • Ability to thrive in a complex and matrixed environment, to collaborate and coordinate with individuals at various levels, to influence others effectively, and to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously

  • Excellent communicator able to develop and deliver communications that facilitate organizational change in an efficient, effective, and expedient manner

  • Natural builder of relationships with collaborators and partners alike

  • Quick learner who is proactive and takes initiative


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now!

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us!

Amgen does not have an application deadline for this position; we will continue accepting applications until we receive a sufficient number or select a candidate for the position.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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