Senior Associate Finance/General Ledger Accountant

  • Aanbod Good remuneration
  • Functiegroep Finance
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9478000
  • Locatie Breda
  • Contract Via YER
  • Branche Medical & Health

Over deze vacature

For Amgen in Breda we are looking for a (Senior) Associate Finance/General Ledger Accountant (fulltime).


  • Performs day-to day accounting activities related to US GAAP (review and post journal entries/payroll accounting/VAT/prepaids and accruals
  • Performs Balance Sheet reviews, reviewing account reconciliation's in liaison with outsources partners/Finance and Administration team at European affiliate
  • Supports the preparation of close packages (including variance analysis)
  • Performs control validations and testing (IICC/SOX)
  • Supports sales accounting/cost accounting for the global accounting functions
  • Coordination/oversight accounting activities performed by our outsource Partners
  • Ensures actual data in SAP and various reporting systems is accurate
  • Technical guidance on accounting matters
  • Communicates/Coordinates with Finance and Administration team at European affiliate relating US GAAP vs Local GAAP
  • Provides support for expansion activities/new product launches
  • Create and track financial metrics as part of dashboard for management
  • Provide ad hoc support to the Finance Director and flag all opportunities and challenges
  • Keep track of effectiveness of SLA’s, process maps and SOPs, monitors between the various Finance functions
  • Provide back up when colleagues are not available


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

As 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.With an on-site GYM, sports fields and in-house catering service, Amgen creates an inspiring work environment with a focus on vitality!


You will be employed by YER and seconded to Amgen. You shall be working with a team of international colleagues in which you can be sure of a healthy work-life balance. We will also reward your effort and achievements with an attractive salary and fringe benefits. A quick summary of our terms of employment:

  • Fixed, competitive fixed salary commensurate with knowledge and experience
  • Overtime will be compensated in payment of wages or time-for-time
  • Intensive and personal guidance
  • Opportunity to participate in a personal coaching programme


The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combination of education, experience and knowledge or the equivalent.

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 complex problems
  • Excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office environment
  • Basic knowledge of European VAT system
  • Experience with SAP/other ERP system is a +