Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new scienceu2019s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve peopleu2019s lives.Job SummaryThe Corporate Audit Senior Associate will report to the Corporate Audit Senior Manager. The Audit Senior Associate will assist the Chief Audit Executive, Directors, Senior Managers and Staff of Amgen Corporate Audit in providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services. The Audit Senior Associate will also help determine whether the Company's systems of risk management, control and governance processes are adequate and functioning in a manner appropriate to a company of Amgenu2019s size and market. This position is part of the US business process audit team, consisting of several financial/operational auditors, who perform business process audits and work within a team which includes business process and IS auditors.Responsibilities of the Corporate Audit Senior Associate include:Effectively plans, coordinates, and conducts periodic audits of operational and financial areas in accordance with approved annual audit plansInteracts with Amgen senior and mid-level managementDemonstrates a high level of professionalism and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneouslySuccessfully manages and cultivates key relationships to ensure that Corporate Audit's scope of work and the objectives of the organization are completed in a cost-effective and timely mannerExercises excellent judgment and initiative in handling business issues of significance to Corporate Audit and the CompanyDrafts work papers documenting work performed and written communications of audit and consulting engagement resultsProvides project management responsibility for leading the direction and accomplishments of overall goals and objectives of auditsDischarges 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 ResponsibilitiesTravel up to 20% per yearBasic Qualifications:Masteru2019s degreeORBacheloru2019s degree and 2 years of Audit experienceORAssociateu2019s degree and 6 years of Audit experienceORHigh school diploma / GED and 8 years of Audit experiencePreferred QualificationsBig 4 and Fortune 500 internal audit experienceAdvanced certification (i.e., MBA, CPA, CISA or Six Sigma)Knowledge and understanding of internal control frameworkPharmaceutical / biotechnology industry experienceSelf-starter with excellent project management skillsAnalytical, interpersonal, team-building, leadership and conflict resolution skillsExcellent business acumen (e.g. knowledge of business drivers, finding solutions, and knowledge of accounting, finance and other business areas)Strong communication skills (both verbal and written), including the ability to effectively and confidentially interact with Amgen senior managementProficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Visio 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.