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Accounting Associate- Tampa, FL at Amgen

Accounting Associate- Tampa, FL

Amgen Tampa, FL Full-Time

Amgen is searching for an Associate for our Global Accounting team, located at the Amgen Capability Center located in Tampa, Florida and reporting to the Director, Accounting.

The Associate will play a key role in executing on accounting and reporting activities and ensuring compliance for the Global Accounting close process.

Primary responsibilities will include the following:

  • Contribute to local, International finance, and/or accounting projects including project management, coordination, and performance of tasks.

  • Suggest and document improvements to processes and work with project teams to plan and implement.

  • Support accurate, complete and timely monthly and quarterly accounting close:

  • Use and review of month-end accounting checklist

  • Responsible for review of manual Journal Entries posted by our outsource partner accounting staff

  • Responsible for the preparation of the account analyses

  • Review of trial balance and account reconciliations

  • Examination of reconciling items not clearing timely

  • Preparation of Close documentation for the region.

  • Oversight and coordination of close activities with third-party shared service center and cross functionally to ensure appropriate service is provided and any issues are resolved.

  • Provide accounting support and expertise to internal partners including analysis of expenses and changes to balance sheet accounts.

  • Support annual International Internal Control Certification and/or quarterly SOX process.

  • Assist cross functional global accounting and finance teams with U.S. GAAP accounting, payroll processing, and tax compliance, as well implementation of recommended improvements as a result of internal/external audits.

  • Suggest improvements to processes and works well with project teams in planning and implementation.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree


Associates degree and 4 years of Accounting or Finance experience


High school diploma/GED and 6 years of Accounting or Finance experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in accounting functions

  • CPA or actively pursuing a CPA

  • Experience with ERP systems (preferably SAP), RPA or other technologies supporting the accounting function

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally in an organization

  • Detailed oriented and highly motivated

  • Strong project management skills

Join Us

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, Puerto Rico and Canada 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.

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