Amgen Singapore Finance Manager in Singapore, Singapore


  • Oversees both Singapore Amgen Commercial Operations and Malaysia Distributor Contract Sales and Marketing Organization

  • Acts as Business Partners for the Commercial Organization of Singapore by providing insightful information, advice and positive challenges to facilitate good decision making

  • Prepares Singapore and Malaysia quarterly financial forecast, annual budget and 10-year long-range plan

  • Monitors actual closing progress. Ensures on time and appropriate manual entries (e.g. accruals) are made every quarter-end

  • Analyses actuals and provides commentary and financial insight to SEA Finance and the local management team

  • Proactively provides strong support to respective product brands and functions in Singapore, especially on revenue forecast, opex planning/tracking/control. Communicates and provides financial insights and their business implications to the internal business counterparts

  • Conducts price analysis and scenario plans for respective product brands to explore new opportunities and increase access to patients

  • Prepares monthly cash flow forecast

  • Ensures local compliance of Company financial policies and procedures, e.g. expense reimbursement policy

  • Manages local distributor for Singapore and Malaysia, ensures prompt review and settlements of distributor's billing

  • Ensures PO compliance and continues to improve on-time vendor payment to achieve JAPAC targets

  • Oversees VAT and Withholding tax reporting and filing process. Works with external service provider to ensure accurate and timely filing

  • Supports SEA Head of Finance on process improvement and other business development projects

  • Supports SEA Tax Lead in terms of transfer pricing planning & planning

  • Manages Hyperion upload for forecast, budget & LRP


Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Accountancy or Business Administration

  • Qualified Accountant

  • Experience of more than 10 years in similar position/s in an international environment

  • Experience in accounting, consolidation, reporting, budgeting and planning

  • Fluency in English, both in written and verbal communication.

  • Excellent user of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in various areas of finance and accounting

  • Pharmaceutical industry knowledge

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

  • Knowledge of US GAAP

  • Experience with SAP and Hyperion