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Amgen Intercompany Accounting Mgr in Thousand Oaks, California


You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Intercompany Accounting Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for developing & performing financial analysis and business analytics. Will provide crucial site support for cross-functional financial, analytical, reporting and intercompany reconciliation activities. Interact with a wide range of leadership and staff across Amgen.

  • Perform and review monthly accounting close activities including variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries.

  • Consolidate and report site inventory balances by product/site and perform detailed monthly variance analysis.

  • Calculate and record intercompany profit-in-inventory (PII) eliminations monthly to ensure compliance with US GAAP

  • Work closely with Tax Transfer Pricing and Treasury to help execute Amgen’s transfer pricing strategy.

  • May participate in the annual standard costing process and ad hoc standard costing updates as required by the distribution sites.

  • Exercise sound judgment, initiative, and a strong internal control focus in handling quarterly SOX process certification by compiling, sampling, and reviewing control documentation.

  • Prepare and review audit schedules and answer complex questions from internal and external auditors.

  • Identify opportunities to streamline assigned processes and cross-train with peers.

  • Collaborate with process partners to proactively determine and implement continuous improvement opportunities that will enable an efficient and effective accounting close process.

  • Manage special projects for which Global Accounting representation is required, including company expansion, business acquisitions and divestitures, and financial system implementations.

  • Manage and lead the outsourced provider team.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 2 years of Accounting experience


Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Accounting experience


Associate’s degree and 8 years of Accounting experience


High School diploma / GED and 10 years of Accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Educational background in Accounting or Finance

  • Dynamic accounting/finance experience including corporate level public company experience

  • Profit in Inventory (PII) Elimination process and accounting transaction experience in physical vs financial inventory flow.

  • CPA, Audit, Public Accounting experience

  • Experience in driving and implementing change

  • Experience managing outsource partner relationship

  • Experience in financial system implementation

  • Experience in US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Foreign Currency transaction accounting and understanding concepts to translate into mentorship for financial reporting

  • Experience in other functional accounting areas (i.e., cost, cash, investments)

  • Detail orientated; strong business analytical and data analysis skills

  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills (English and Spanish)

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage multiple deliverable

  • Influence at all levels including senior management, functions and geographies

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment

  • Gets Results – Sets compelling goals and aggressive schedules for improvement while remaining flexible in a constantly evolving environment

  • Digital literacy including spreadsheet software, Blackline, ServiceNow and SAP

  • Financial business understanding

  • Organizational skills

  • Ability to demonstrate judgment and make appropriate recommendations


What you can expect of us

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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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