AbbVie

2021 Finance Development Program

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, United States
Posted
Sep 12, 2020
Ref
2005236
Discipline
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Finance Development Program Description

AbbVie's Financial Development Program (FDP) consists of four rotations over two years to prepare you for financial management roles. The roles are crafted to help you develop exceptional functional and leadership traits by working on a wide range of projects, while providing exposure to different leaders in the company. These finance experiences will develop you and put you on the fast track to future finance leadership opportunities at AbbVie. The rotations are carried out in a variety of functional areas such as: Commercial, Operations, Research & Development, and Corporate. You will also get experience by working cross functionally in a matrix environment, building your business acumen, and participating in key training sessions.

Additionally, throughout the course of the FDP, each FDP will gain exposure in Cost Accounting through required Cost Accounting training modules and skill building opportunities.

You will spend two years as an FDP associate, during which time you can expect to complete four separate professional work assignments within roles such as:

  • Financial Analysis
  • Budgets, Plans Forecasting
  • Reporting & Controls
  • Manufacturing Operations Accounting


International Opportunities

Global assignment opportunities are located in the following countries for 1-2 of your assignments:

  • Australia
  • Netherlands
  • Puerto Rico
  • Audit assignments, vary by audit


Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree in related discipline:
    • Finance
    • Accounting
  • Strong academic performance, minimum cumulative GPA = 3.0/4.0
  • Minimum of 3 Accounting Courses completed (3 credit hours each)
  • Willingness to do 1-2 six-month rotation(s) outside Lake County, IL
  • School and/or work experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Data Analytics
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship
  • Minimum of one internship in finance or accounting
Preferred Qualifications
  • Dual major or minor in a related field is a plus
  • Demonstrated Leadership in school or student organization
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, leadership and project management skills
  • Proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, initiative and integrity
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team setting
Recruitment Process
AbbVie participates in a variety of on-campus events such as: information sessions, career fairs and on-campus interviews. Are you interested in joining us as a candidate for one of these events? Please check the career services schedules at your school for the recruiting event schedule. To be considered, applicants must apply to the Finance Development Program posting on their university job board and at www.careers.abbvie.com.
  • Recruitment Timeline
  • Recruiting begins in August and will continue until all positions are filled, typically in the early Spring timeframe.
  • We strongly consider AbbVie Interns as candidates for full-time Development Program opportunities.
If there is interest in your application a member of our University Relations team will contact you to discuss next steps.
For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Professional Development Program
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
IC
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.