Finance Manager

Lake County, Illinois, USA
Apr 10, 2018
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Operations Finance is a global and dynamic group going through a period of rapid change driven by internal and corporate initiatives. The Finance Manager will spearhead the Reporting and other HQ functions with strong partnership and FP&A knowledge while maintaining appropriate controls. This position will play a critical role in driving change as systems and the business environment changes. Successful candidates will have a high performance track record and ability to coach and develop staff. This position interacts with various groups within AbbVie requiring excellent communication skills and strong inter-personal skills.
Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Reporting functions include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Month-end close process
  • Publish internal metric and report generation
  • Support frontline resources with Accounting guidance and counseling
  • Coordinate audits, internal, external and SOX
  • Lead internal quality reporting initiatives
  • Support or lead the following projects:
  • Close Acceleration
  • Accounting changes, GAAP and internal policies
  • TM1 deployment, on-boarding
  • Partner with FP&A function to ensure a streamlined and efficient process
  • Lead Ops monthly Accounting Forum
  • Other duties as necessary
  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
  • 6 plus years of accounting or finance experience
  • Experience in supporting and presenting to senior business and finance management.
  • Firm understanding of AbbVie's financial policies (CFMs), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and internal controls.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in business applications, TM1, SAP and HFM.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and adapt quickly to change to achieve required timelines.
  • Initiative and ability to work in team environment.
  • Continuous sitting for prolonged periods.

  • Previous FP&A roles in pharmaceutical/healthcare manufacturing strongly preferred.
  • Previous Cost Accounting experience preferred.
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred.

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functional partners to enable higher performance.
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.
  • Anticipates problems and opportunities.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled