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Amgen Finance Senior Associate, Global Commercial Operations 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.

Finance Senior Associate, Global Commercial Operations


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will provide financial, analytical, budget, and month-end support to the Global Marketing Access and Capabilities (GMAC) and Global Government Affairs & Policy (GGA&P) organizations and interact cross-functionally within and outside of Finance.

  • Financial planning and analysis of headcount and operating expenses, supporting the financial forecast, annual budgeting, long-range plan, and quarterly close processes

  • Providing direction to clients on key corporate financial policies such as Sarbanes-Oxley and departmental policies to ensure proper GAAP treatment of functional expenses

  • Developing executive-level communications and decision-making support

  • Partnering cross-functionally across several stakeholder groups

  • Performing ad hoc financial analysis and support special projects as needed

  • Providing financial support for the pipeline revenue long-range planning process


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a go-getter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Master’s degree


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years finance/accounting experience


  • Associate’s degree and 6 years finance/accounting experience


  • High school diploma / GED and 8 years of finance/accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of corporate-level and dynamic finance/accounting experience

  • Relevant functional financial planning experience

  • Knowledge of key finance systems (such as SAP, MS Office, Hyperion planning and reporting systems)

  • Excellent Excel / PowerPoint skills

  • Detail-oriented; strong business analytical skills

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, including familiarity with finance and accounting terms

  • Proven ability to work effectively in ambiguous situations and team environment

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently under time

  • Strong written, verbal communication, and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to influence personnel across functions and levels

  • Ability to think strategically

  • MBA and/or CPA is a plus

  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech experience


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we 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 and Puerto Rico 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.