Corporate Audit Manager

19 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Amgen is seeking a Corporate Audit Manager, to be based at our site in Tampa, Florida. The Manager will report to the Director Corporate Audit – International Audit who is based in Uxbridge, United Kingdom.

The manager is responsible for supporting and/or leading audits that cover the following scope: financial, business, Anti–Bribery/Anti–Corruption, Healthcare compliance and Privacy in all Ex–US Commercial regions (Europe, Japac and Intercontinental). The team also supports audits for Research & Development and Manufacturing sites.

The manager will support Improvement projects that cover all aspects of internal audit activity and continuously monitors its effectiveness.

Our Company:

Amgen is one of the world's largest independent biotechnology companies, with global revenue more than $20 billion and over 18,000 employees globally. For more than 35 years, Amgen has pioneered biotechnology breakthroughs, to bring state–of–the–art medicines from laboratory to the patient. Amgen has not only discovered and developed innovative human therapeutics but has invested in cutting edge manufacturing capability and support services to deliver these exciting therapies to medical teams around the world.

Our Corporate Audit Team:

Corporate Audit is managed from our Corporate offices in Thousand Oaks, California. The full team is made up of 30+ professionals located in United States (California and Florida) and United Kingdom (Uxbridge). Our international audit team is comprised of 8 professionals with different levels of experience and backgrounds that are motivated to push the mission of Amgen forward and develop talent to support our initiatives and projects.

Key responsibilities for the Manager will include:
  • Execute Annual Audit Plan as approved by the Audit Committee
  • Assist the Sr. Managers and staff of Corporate Audit in providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the operations of the Company.
  • Participate in determining whether Corporate Audit's process, document management systems, control and governance processes are adequate and functioning in a manner appropriate to a Company of our size and market.
  • Interact with Amgen's Senior and/or mid–level management during engagements.
  • Exercise sound judgment and initiative in handling business issues of significance to Corporate Audit and the Company.
  • Assist on special projects as needed.
  • Discharges responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with The Institute of Internal Auditors' Code of Ethics, International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Statement of Responsibilities.
  • Travel on average 40% per year.
  • Position will be based in Tampa, Florida.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Master's degree and 2 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years of related experience

  • Associates' degree and 10 years of related experience
  • High School / GED and 12 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, business administration or compliance.
  • 5+ years of related professional experience in auditing, accounting, finance or compliance roles.
  • External audit (e.g., Big 4) and / or internal audit (e.g., Fortune 500) experience.
  • Advanced certification, i.e., CPA / Chartered Accountant or equivalent.
  • Experience in auditing controls.
  • Knowledge and understanding of internal control and risk framework
  • Pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry experience.
  • Knowledge of the Anti–Bribery/Anti–Corruption Regulations, risks and controls
  • Experienced in performing Third Party audits and due diligence activities
  • Proficient in SAP and Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Visio.
  • Self–starter with excellent project management and communication (both verbal and written) skills, including the ability to effectively and confidentially interact with Amgen senior management.
  • Excellent and insightful analytical skills; ability to be decisive, build teams, and provide leadership.
  • Willing and able to travel internationally (up to 40%)
  • Language skills: Fluent in English required