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Amgen Corporate Audit Senior Associate - US Remote in Thousand Oaks, California


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Corporate Audit Senior Associate - US Remote


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will support and/or lead Amgen Financial and Operational process audits in the U.S. You may also conduct audits with other Corporate Audit teams covering Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption, Healthcare Compliance, Privacy and Third-Party risks. You will also support improvement projects that cover all aspects of internal audit activity.

  • Implementing the Annual Audit Plan as approved by the Audit Committee

  • Assisting the Senior Managers and Corporate Audit staff in providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to contribute and improve the operations of the Company

  • Participating in determining whether Corporate Audit’s process, document management systems, controls and governance are adequate and functioning in a manner appropriate for a Company of our size and position

  • Interacting with Amgen’s senior and/or mid-level management during engagements

  • Exercising good judgment and initiative in handling business issues of significance to Corporate Audit and the Company

  • Assisting on special projects as needed

  • Discharging responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with The Institute of Internal Auditors’ Code of Ethics, International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Statement of Responsibilities

  • Some minimal travel (less than 10% expected)


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The corporate audit professional we seek is a senior associate with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Master’s degree


Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience in Auditing, Accounting, Finance, Compliance or Data Analytics


Associate’s degree and 6 years of experience in Auditing, Accounting, Finance, Compliance or Data Analytics


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of experience in Auditing, Accounting, Finance, Compliance or Data Analytics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree with an emphasis in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Compliance

  • External audit (e.g., Big 4) and / or internal audit (e.g., Fortune 500) experience

  • Proficiency in data analytics, data sensing and/or automation (familiarity with tools such as Tableau, UiPath and Alteryx)

  • Advanced certification i.e., CPA / Chartered Accountant, CIA or equivalent

  • Experience in auditing controls

  • Knowledge and understanding of internal control and risk frameworks

  • Knowledge of GAAP, COSO framework, risks, and controls

  • Experience in performing Operational (Non-SOX) audits

  • Proficiency in SAP and Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Visio

  • Ability to work with 'big data' and derive meaningful insights and recommendations

  • Self-starter with excellent project management and communication (both verbal and written) skills, including the ability to interact with Amgen senior management effectively and confidentially

  • Excellent and insightful analytical skills; ability to be decisive, build teams, and provide leadership

  • Being able to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and the ability to

  • Lead multiple projects simultaneously


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.