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Global Expense Analyst, Concur

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
San Rafael, California
Start date
May 20, 2024

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Who We Are

It takes a village, and at BioMarin our corporate groups are the people behind our success. Groups such as IT, Finance, Legal, Global Compliance & Ethics, and our People Team provide foundational support of all areas of operation at BioMarin.  

 Our Culture Our desire to make a positive impact on our patients extends to our employees and BioMarin is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels seen, valued, and heard – so employees can thrive in all areas of their lives, in and outside of work. We seek to provide an open, flexible, and friendly work environment to empower people and to provide them with the ability to develop their long-term careers. Ultimately, we want to be an organization where people enjoy coming to work and take pride in our efforts to help patients.  Global Sourcing and Procurement: The Global Sourcing and Procurement (GSP) organization is accountable for driving and delivering Procurement value to support stakeholders’ and organizational strategic objectives.   The GSP function delivers value to BioMarin by leveraging market intelligence, subject matter expertise and business insights in the procurement of good and services and management of BioMarin’s third party spend. Through collaboration with our external suppliers and internal business partners, GSP helps bring innovative new medicines to patients.  The Global Expense Analyst will oversee the policies, procedures, system and operations that support the expense reimbursement process. This position will be part of a global Expense team, primary supporting our North America and Americas Regions.   Key aspects of this role include the training and education of our employees, auditing of expense reports, corporate card management, expense reporting/analysis, and Concur administration.  This individual contributor position will focus on developing best-in-class practices that support and enhance the employee expense reimbursement process.  You thrive on making processes more efficient and scalable. You will help business partners get work done while ensuring all required policy and compliance requirements are met. You have an eye for detail and are extremely organized, often supporting multiple stakeholders and tasks at the same time. Serving as the subject matter expert, you will be the go-to person for all things expense related at BioMarin.    Role Responsibilities: 
  • Concur administration (workflows, configurations, audit rules, reporting)
  • Corporate card management (driving adoption, card issuance and closure, account reconciliation, reducing delinquency)
  • Expense report audits (ensuring compliance to policy, local regulations, reasonableness, and developing a risk-based audit approach).
  • Training and education of users (answering inquiries, hosting end user training, and updating our training content on how to use Concur and the expense reimbursement process)
  • Expense reporting and analysis (creating and analyzing reports that support key metrics/KPIs and business insights)
  • Assessing, developing and implementing process improvement initiatives for the expense reimbursement and corporate card processes
  • Maintaining proper SOX controls and operating procedures
  Qualifications & Skills:

 Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree   Area of Specialization: Expense management, Concur administration, corporate credit card management,    
  •  5+ years of experience in expense reimbursement, experience with Concur administration strongly preferred
  • Fluent in English (Spanish language skills a plus)
  • Experience managing a corporate card program
  • Experience with reporting and analysis (PowerBI a plus)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and oral
  • Multinational/global experience strongly desired
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple initiatives
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate within a team
  • Excellent communicator and interpersonal skills with comfort working cross-functionally to gather information and resolve conflicts.
Travel Requirement: 
  • Travel requirements – limited
 Additional Considerations: 
  • Role requirement is the ability to work US Pacific time zone hours (PST) 
  • PST Hours are either: 7:30 am-4:30 pm or 7:00 am -4 pm
  • Remote - if individual resides beyond 100 miles of San Rafael, CA (Zip: 94901) than role is remote.
  • Hybrid - if individual resides within 100 miles of San Rafael, CA (Zip: 94901) than the role is hybrid requiring an onsite presence 2x weekly & when the business requires additional time.
 Note: This description is not intended to be all-inclusive, or a limitation of the duties of the position. It is intended to describe the general nature of the job that may include other duties as assumed or assigned. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 


BioMarin is a global biotechnology company dedicated to transforming lives through genetic discovery. In 1997, the company was founded to make a big difference in small patient populations, focusing on giving much-needed attention to the underserved communities of those with rare diseases. BioMarin sought to help patients whose voices could not always be heard and treat conditions that were not always in mainstream medical conversations. Throughout its history, BioMarin has worked tirelessly to make a difference by pursuing bold science. The company’s first approved therapy was inspired by a father who refused to accept there was no therapy for his son’s rare diagnosis. That relentless pursuit to change the course of his son’s future through the power of science is at the core of who BioMarin is today.

Through the company’s expertise in genetics and molecular biology, BioMarin has developed eight first or best-in-class targeted therapies that address the root cause of the conditions it seeks to treat, helping to better the lives of those struggling with rare genetic disease. The company’s purposeful and scientifically precise team of physicians and scientists has honed each treatment modality to seek transformative therapies.

Now, BioMarin seeks to make an even greater impact by applying the same science-driven, patient-forward approach that propelled the last 25 plus years of drug development to larger genetic disorders, as well as genetic subsets of more common conditions. Each drug candidate pursued is guided by a fundamental understanding of the genetics and underlying biology of the condition it will address. The company believes that applying its knowledge to make a transformative impact is not just a calling, but an obligation to those who will benefit most. The more innovative solutions developed, the more lives BioMarin can impact.

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