Amgen Global Accounting Senior Associate in Breda, Netherlands

Amgen is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. We provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and pioneering spirit that marked our early days as a biotechnology innovator. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this:

Global Accounting Senior Associate:

The primary focus of this role is to assist in the preparation of annual statutory accounts, corporate income tax compliance and to support internal/external audits (around 7 companies - Dutch GAAP). The position is also responsible to ensure Financial Reporting accuracy under US GAAP for the TMEA region and to support Affiliates under your remit in ensuring the operational effectiveness of underlying financial controls. The role reports to the Global Accounting Manager (TMEA).

The role works in an established Global Accounting Hub primarily based in Breda but also in Istanbul and gives the opportunity for remote team work as well as working as part of an on-site team. There is also a third party management aspect to the role working with our outsourced partner in India, thereby a great opportunity to develop remote management and influencing skills.

The role interacts with the US Corporate teams in Thousand Oaks and Tampa and with country finance.

You will be well placed to provide oversight, guidance and monitoring of the internal control environment for the affiliates under your remit and have the opportunity to bolster and broaden US GAAP and Dutch GAAP technical accounting skills.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or a related field of study

  • Fluency in English (both verbal and written) is a must

  • Typically 3+ years of related professional experience

Preferred Requirements

  • Demonstrated excellence of technical knowledge of accounting (US GAAP), accounting systems/processes

  • Demonstrates a high level of analytical skills and the ability to solve problems

  • Excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office environment

  • Experience with SAP is a + Dutch GAAP knowledge

A Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients.

That's why, as a member of the Amgen team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. We ensure our staff are equipped to excel today and tomorrow by leveraging state-of-the-art technologies and modern working environments, encouraging open dialogue and professional debate, and collaborating with world-class talent and institutions around the globe. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.

Please note:

An online assessment is part of the recruitment process.

Due to our relocation policy, for this vacancy, we can only consider candidates who reside in the Netherlands or candidates who live on a commuting distance from Amgen Breda.