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Amgen is hiring a Senior Manager Technical Accounting.

Senior Manager Technical Accounting

Category: Finance
Job ID: R-95906
Location: Tampa, FL, US 33602
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Posted Date: 5/6/2020

The Senior Manager, Technical Accounting is a key role in the Finance organization. The position is responsible for ensuring GAAP and SEC reporting requirements are met for significant and/or non-routine transactions. Participate in the preparation of the company’s SEC reports (10K, 10Qs, 8-Ks, etc.). Main responsibilities include supporting Global Accounting Operations, Treasury, Tax and Financial Planning and Analysis functions. Provide advice on the accounting treatment for a wide range of transaction types (e.g., revenue recognition, leases, and debt). The role would support Amgen’s Business Development group to provide accounting support related to strategic transactions and ensuring compliance with GAAP and SEC reporting requirements. The position will report to the Director, Technical Accounting and SEC Reporting and will assist in providing thought leadership and current standard methodologies surrounding technical accounting and external reporting issues globally.


  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  • Assist Business Development by providing accounting guidance and recommending deal structures on potential licensing agreements, collaborations, equity purchases, and business combinations
  • Ensure key partners (including, but not limited to, the Chief Accounting Officer, leadership within Accounting Operations, and Amgen’s independent auditors) are aware of contemplated deals and the potential impact to Amgen
  • Collaborate with different business functions and teams to perform accounting due diligence on potential transactions
  • Ensure optimization for all contract provisions related to ongoing accounting obligations such as reporting, royalties, audits, etc.
  • Account for business combinations, including the review and management of any related purchase accounting valuation activities
  • Monitor, assess, and document the potential impact of new accounting standards and assist with setting Amgen’s global accounting policies
  • Document conclusions on executed transactions in technical accounting memos

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of related Accounting of Finance experience


Masters’ degree and 4 years of related Accounting or Finance experience


Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of related Accounting or Finance experience


Associates’ degree and 10 years of related Accounting or Finance experience


High School diploma / GED and 12 years of related Accounting or Finance experience

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