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Accounting Manager – Corporate Tax Compliance & Cost Accounting




Juncos, Puerto Rico, United States


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Accounting Manager – Corporate Tax Compliance & Cost Accounting


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world! In this vital role you will play a key role in Global Accounting Team. This role will primarily be responsible to provide complex account analyses and journal entries. Also, will interact with a wide range of leadership and staff across Amgen. The position will report to the Accounting Sr. Manager leader.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform and review complex journal entries, general ledger account analysis and reconciliation.

  • Prepare and review audit schedules and answer complex questions from internal and external auditors.

  • Preparation and review of complex tax schedules and analysis to support all local tax compliance and reporting related to entities doing business in PR and other ad hoc schedules.

  • Review accounting control functions and reporting requirements such as: Inventory balances, variances, pre-commercial, reserves, current and deferred taxes, and others.

  • Collaborate with process stakeholders to proactively determine and implement continuous improvement opportunities that will enable an efficient and effective accounting close process.

  • Engage in gaining knowledge and deploying automation and reporting solutions (e.g. UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Anaplan, Tableau, Alteryx, MS Teams, Smartsheet, Docu-sign) to reduce transactional work in favor of strategy and analysis.

  • Manage special projects for which Global Accounting representation is required, including company expansion, business acquisitions and divestitures, and financial system implementations.

  • Manage and lead the outsourced provider team

  • Consolidate and report site inventory balances by product/site and perform detailed monthly variance analysis.

  • Work closely with Tax team to perform the new enacted tax regulations, as applicable.

  • Calculate and record intercompany profit-in-inventory (PII) eliminations on transactions related to the inventories and IC sales.

  • Support quarterly SOX process certification by compiling, sampling and reviewing control documentation.

  • Participate in the annual standard costing process and ad hoc standard costing updates by the distribution sites.

  • Actively support Amgen key business initiatives that impact Cost Accounting processes

  • Perform all assigned monthly accounting close activities including variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries.

  • Interact with Amgen senior and mid-level management.

  • Exercise sound judgment, initiative, and strong internal controls focus in handling business issues of significance to Corporate Accounting.

  • Actively seek opportunities to streamline assigned processes and cross-train with peers.

  • Assist in project management activities and ad hoc analysis.

  • Business travel (5% to 10%).


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients! The Accounting Manager professional we seek is an individual contributor leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 2 years of Finance and/or Accounting experience


Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Finance and/or Accounting experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of Finance and/or Accounting experience


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

Beyond that, additional preferred qualifications are:

  • Educational background in Finance, Accounting and/or Economics.

  • CPA Certification

  • Audit and public accounting experience.

  • Experience and knowledge in all Puerto Rico tax reporting requirements and compliance, in addition of cost accounting experience.

  • Strong computer skills and knowledge (Microsoft Office, Hyperion, SAP) with the ability to learn new applications.

  • Experience in driving and implementing operational improvements and changes.

  • Experience managing outsource partner relationship and financial system implementation.

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment.

  • Understanding and application of basic accounting principles including GAAP.

  • GMP regulated industry experience.

  • Cost accounting and performance analysis knowledge and experience.

  • Proficiency in English, both in written and oral communications.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Project management and planning skills.

  • Leadership, coaching, management, and delegation skills.


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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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.

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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.