Senior Financial Analyst

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois, USA
Posted
May 08, 2018
Ref
1803424
Discipline
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Senior Financial Analyst supports the ongoing financial forecasting and develops financial models to support decision making related to business issues (e.g. New product development analysis, product portfolio analysis, expense/investment analysis, profitability of new opportunities, impacts of regulatory changes, capital analysis, revenue models and profit margin analysis).

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepares and develops drafts of annual Plan, LRP and LBEs as required, including P&L, headcount, balance sheet, expenses and capital using planning system and incorporates review changes of both financial and operating management.
  • Prepares variance analysis for each planning cycle and management reporting schedules under direction of Manager.
  • Works directly with Accounting Shared Service contact on monthly close and financial reporting processes to ensure complete, accurate and timely monthly actual results, including variance analysis and commentary for P&L, headcount and balance sheet. Understands monthly results and communicates issues vs. benchmark to Manager to agree on resolution or action plan.
  • Supports capital process, including RCE preparation and review in accordance with financial policies.
  • Provides financial reviews and approvals (purchase order requests and invoices).
  • Performs ad hoc analysis and forecasts for internal management team and external customers as requested.
  • Works closely with other departments within AbbVie to ensure that strategic initiatives are achieved.

Basic:

B.A/B.S Degree in Finance required

6-8 years FP&A or Financial reporting

Strong Microsoft Excel skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

SAP General Ledger and SRM experience

Preferred:

IBM Cognos TM1 experience

MBA/CPA a plus

Key Leadership Competencies:

Strong set of analytical skills; high attention to detail and accuracy.

Ability to meet tight timelines and balance workload/multiple projects.

Build effective relationships with peers and cross functionally with business partners to enable higher performance.

Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.

Quick learner and grasps the “essence”; can change course quickly when needed.

Continually seeks process improvements; challenges the status quo.

Able to connect unrelated concepts, generates original or unique ideas.

Initiative and ability to work independently.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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