Amgen Senior Associate Finance in Istanbul, Turkey

Responsibilities :

  • Prepares daily sales report, explains the variance from budget/forecast

  • Prepares regular monthly OPEX reports

  • Provides monthly and adhoc analyses and reports

  • Assists annual budgeting, business and strategic planning processes

  • Ensures internal and external reporting deadlines are met

  • Works on improving the use of systems or new systems to be adapted.

  • Contributes to improve relationships with internal stakeholders as well as external customers by pro-active communication and timely response to customer issues

  • Takes part in or leads projects as assigned by the F&A Function Head or FP&A Manager

  • Communicates and provides direction to BU Managers about financial trends and their business implications

  • Provides decision support to various stakeholders (BU's, project teams etc)

  • This position is expected to be a back up for the FP&A Manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business Administration or Industrial Engineering.

  • Experience of more than 2/3 years work in similar position in an international environment

  • Experience in accounting, budgeting and planning.

  • Fluency in English, both in written and oral communication

  • Excellent user of Office Programs as Excel and Powerpoint

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects, work effectively with cross functional partners and drive process improvement projects

Preferred Requirements

  • Studies specialised in finance and internal control

  • MBA would be an advantage

  • Experience in internal control

  • Basic know-how of applicable laws concerning business admin, taxes (esp. VAT), accounting and consolidation

  • Basic knowledge of US GAAP

  • Experience with SAP