Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives.
A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
Job Summary :
Role is responsible for supporting JAPAC Regional Finance ED / Head and directing Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) department within the JAPAC region.
In this capacity, the role will :
Lead, organize and resource the region’s financial planning activities including, not limited to, budget, financial forecasts and LRS, as well as relevant financial analysis
Consolidate the financial numbers for the region, coordinating with affiliates timely reporting and execution of planning process and quarterly business reviews
Ensure proper process controls & governance are established
Assess performance and identify, retain and develop key talent for the organization
Partner with Regional Commercialisation and Functional Leads in performing market, business, partnership, etc. analysis and other related activities
Supervise budget control, financial analysis, budget reporting, LRP & consolidation into Global including key productivity initiatives and reporting
Provide liaison with other regions, for best practice sharing, alignment etc
Coach and mentor F&A department staff
Lead or take part in Regional or local projects
Proactively advise Regional Finance ED and business functions on important business and financial decisions / issues
Leads FP&A projects regionally eg best in class data & analytics and associated systems improvements, and participates in global initiatives
This role will manage a team that performs the following key activities :
Supervise and ensure timely and accurate execution of all FP&A tasks (e.g., budget, latest estimate, QBRs, LRS, analysis and management reporting)
Ensure implementation and adherence to corporate and local guidelines
Ensure financial management policies are applied
Provide robust and objective financial analysis with interpretation and recommendations to the Regional Finance ED and business functions in support of decisions
Contributes to quarterly close processes (accruals, pre-payments, PO compliance etc)
Prepares monthly / quarterly regional and functional reporting
Standardizes and streamlines planning and reporting processes
Ensures all company data is collected, derived and consolidated from all departments in order to produce reliable forecasting and reporting
Maintains the integrity of the Region’s reporting hierarchy and structure
Basic Qualifications :
Degree in Economics or Business Administration Experience of more than 8 to 10 years work in similar position / s in an international environment.
Experience in a regional role and having worked in an international matrix organization with a Headquarters in the US is valuable.
Leadership experience is beneficial. Experience in accounting, consolidation, reporting, budgeting and planning. Fluency in English, both in written and oral communication.
Excellent user of Office Programs as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Hyperion, SAP. Eligible to work in Hong Kong
Preferred Qualifications :
Studies specialised in finance (financial analysis, controlling, accounting, consolidation) MBA and / or CPA would be an advantage.
Experience in various areas of finance and accounting. Experience of 5 to 6 years in a Management position within an international finance department would be an asset.
Biological pharmaceutical industry knowledge. Basic know-how of applicable laws concerning business admin, taxes (esp. VAT), accounting and consolidation.
Basic knowledge of US GAAP. Experience with data & analytics software and visualisation tools such as Tableau
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.