Senior Financial Analyst

North Chicago, IL, US
Sep 07, 2018
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Senior Financial Analyst will help provide financial support Housekeeping and Building and Grounds business units within Abbvie Operations representing a combined budget of approximately $155MM. The successful candidate will have personal drive, be team focused, and possess mental agility to excel in a challenging environment. This role is ideal for a candidate looking to expand their skills and experience into either FP&A or Reporting. The ability to work in a global matrix organization is important.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Provide advisory support for Manager level budgets
    • Assisting with day-to-day issues
    • Meet with client to support LBE requirements
  • Manage the month-end close cycle for Buildings and Grounds as well as Housekeeping (post journal entries, account reconciliations, lease accounting and undertake key driver variance analysis/consolidations
  • Work cross functionally to ensure journal entries and reconciliations are GAAP and company policy compliant, properly supported with clear documentation, and easy to understand.
  • Supports allocation charges by calculating, issuing, monitoring assessment process. Working with businesses to gain approval/understanding of charges.
  • Support a variety of Central Services initiatives, ex: cross functional training, building new metrics/reports, and other project based workload
  • Contribute to forecasting cycles (LRP, Plan, LBE, and Update)
  • Provide various ad-hoc analysis as requested

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
  • 4 + years of accounting or finance experience with emphasis in FP&A.
  • 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.
  • Proficient in business applications, TM1, SAP, HFM, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Demonstrated analytical capabilities and the ability to effectively contribute to the decision making process
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and quickly adapt to changes.
  • Ability to effectively present information to senior level leadership and to work as part of a cohesive team
  • Continuous sitting for prolonged periods.

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

    Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance.
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation, and manages innovation to reality.
  • Anticipates problems and opportunities.

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