Job Description


Senior Associate Job Description

Job Title: Senior Associate –Finance,
Accounting & Business Strategy

Location: Amgen Technology (Ireland)

Contractual period: TBC,
expecting it to be12 months

Accountabilities to the Senior Finance


• Manages preparation of budgets,
forecasts and Long Range Scenarios

• Provides support consultancy and
financial decision support analysis to various functions, teams and departments

• Actively contributes to finance
business processes and resolution of issues, representing site specific

• Liaise with Accounting, Tax, Ops
Consolidation FP&A, Site FP&A team and business functions





• Supports month-end close and quarterly
budget/planning activities

• Supports accounting and tax
activities, including corporate tax, VAT,Withholding Tax, CSO filing, monthly
tracking and reporting of variances

• Implements and tracks productivity
metrics to support management reporting and partner with the business to drive

• Communicates and provides direction to
Function heads about financial trends and their business implications

• Provides support for internal and
external audits

• Adhoc duties as required



• Supports business analysis and
decision-making support, including financial analyses and modelling of
"what if" scenarios

• Supports local and corporate projects,
ie streamline VAT and operation processes and reporting


Basic Qualifications


• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or
Finance or Business Administration

• At least 5 years’ experience in
similar position(s) preferably in an international environment

• Experience in cost accounting,
budgeting and planning, VAT within and outside EU

• Fluency in English, both in written
and oral communication

• High proficiency with SAP, Hyperion
and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint)

• Demonstrated strong technical
knowledge of accountancy (local country accounting principles), relevant laws,
local taxes and accounting systems/processes


Preferred Requirements


Technical Capability and Experience


• MBA and/or CPA highly desirable

• Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical
experience preferred

• Experience with SAP, EDW, Hyperion
planning and reporting

• Integrates disciplinary and business
strategy knowledge to develop recommendations


Leadership and Organizational


• Energetic, flexible team player, with
ability to adapt in a changing environment

• Ability to collaborate, negotiate and
influence cross-functionally to achieve desired outcomes and objectives

• Strong planning and organizational

• High attention to detail, works
quickly and accurately




• Strong communication skills (written,
oral, presentation)

• Demonstrates capability to learn
quickly, being open and flexible to changes, in a multinational environment

• Analyzes and solves complex problems;
thinks independently

• Demonstrates excellence in producing
accurate work

• Demonstrates a strong customer focus
in all activities