Amgen Senior Associate - Vendor Master Data in Tampa, Florida

This Source to Pay Senior Associate will be part of Amgen's Global Source to Pay Operations organization within Global Business Services. The Senior Associate is responsible for partnering with the Procure to Pay Process Owners, Regional Contract to Pay service owners, Global Strategic Sourcing and other functions to ensure Amgen is meeting and exceeding agreed upon service levels and facilitating implementation of continuous improvement projects. The Senior Associate reports to the Source to Pay Operations lead, and will work out of the Amgen Capability Center located in Tampa, Florida.

At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provides day-to-day management of and instruction to BPO team responsible for executing level one vendor master data management activities

  • Resolves vendor master-related escalations that arise from both the retained and BPO Source To Pay teams as well as the business

  • Ensures that the vendor master process and execution of it remain compliant with the vendor master procedure

  • Ensures that vendor master data standards and structure are adhered to and continuously monitored

  • Manages the technical maintenance and development of the supplier onboarding and change request web form

  • Supports vendor master-related internal and external audit requests

  • Conducts dormant vendor exercise to identify vendor accounts that should be disabled from active Source To Pay use

  • Uses risk monitoring tools - like TIN matching and OFAC checks - to risk assess the viability of suppliers for Amgen to do business with

  • Runs ad hoc reporting requests on Vendor Master Data

  • Monitor and resolves second level validation issues and escalations and updates vendor records daily to add or remove payment blocks

  • Provides vendor master process-related training to BPO and end users when needed

  • Ensures that vendor master-related work instructions are up-to-date and correct

  • Assists with vendor master-related finance integration efforts to put new affiliates on Amgen Source To Pay systems and processes

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree

OR

Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Finance experience

OR

Associate's degree and 6 years of Finance experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Finance experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 or more years' experience in Procure to Pay processes / Vendor Master

  • Experience in maintaining and updating project management documentation

  • Good data-driven analytical skills with demonstrated ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems

  • Ability to take initiative and work within an autonomous environment.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

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.

The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

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.