Amgen Sr Associate Finance in Thousand Oaks, California

Amgen is searching for a Senior Associate Finance who will play a key role in financial support of the Global Commercial Operations (GCO) organization. The Senior Associate will be part of the GCO Finance team and help support financial consolidation of worldwide Amgen sales. It will report to the Senior Manager, Finance in charge of the Global Sales Consolidation in the GCO Finance group. The Senior Associate will be based at the corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA.

The GCO Finance team and helps support financial consolidation of worldwide GCO operating expenses.

Key activities for the Senior Associate Finance include:

Performs financial modeling, preparation of materials to support the quarterly earnings release

Assists in financial planning processes for quarterly forecasts, annual budgets and long range plans

Preparation and presentation of results and ideas to senior management, and providing key financial support and analysis on an ad hoc basis to help drive and improve business performance

Demonstrates the ability to closely follow instructions for ongoing requirements, but also show the ability to take initiative after an initial set of directions; will provide key support on multiple projects; will be an integral part cross-functional teams; will formulate and clearly deliver complex information, issues and recommendations in both written and oral presentations to Finance Management; will develop and use complex business and financial models to help make decisions

Basic Qualifications

Master's Degree

OR

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

OR

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

OR

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Pharmaceutical/Biotech experience

Prior experience with corporate planning software 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 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.