Finance Manager, Third Party Manufacturing - Oncology, Neurology

Lake County, IL, United States
Nov 17, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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The Finance Manager for Third Party Manufacturing (TPM) will provide financial leadership, business expertise, guidance and support for the Oncology & Neurology brands. More specifically, the Finance Manager will partner closely with the broader Third Party Manufacturing, Supply Chain and the Pharmacyclics (PCYC) teams to ensure that Imbruvica and our Neurology brands are available for our patients, all internal controls are applied appropriately, and insightful financial analysis is provided to achieve strategic and day-to-day business objectives.

  1. Financial Reporting & Analysis - Actuals Processes and Reporting:
    • Review and approve monthly Oncology& Neurology TPM Product and Project accruals, reclasses and various cost allocation journal entries, in partnership with Finance Shared Services.
    • Deliver commentary of variances to LBE, Plan during Month-End Flash meetings.
    • Ensure that all financial transactions are accounted for appropriately according to Imbruvica specific legal entity and cost sharing requirements.
    • Submit required Imbruvica reporting/commentary in support of the PCYC JBI Alliance management team.
  2. Financial Planning & Analysis - Plan/Update/LRP/LBE Cycles
    • Coordinate, consolidate and manage the development and reporting of Actuals, Plan, Update, Latest Best Estimate (LBE) and Long-Range Plan (LRP) including product variances, project expense, and headcount.
    • Responsible for planning and monitoring projects that support product manufacturing and TPM key strategies such as: expand capacity to meet projected demand, enhance security and continuity of supply and pipeline assets.
    • Responsible for development of TPM driven standards for Imbruvica and Neurology brands.
  3. Business Partnerships:
    • Partner with TPM and Brand teams to influence multiple key strategic initiatives and lead special projects providing financial leadership and support.
    • Partner with TPM, Brand and Pipeline teams to support launch of new Neurology assets.
    • Finance lead for TPM Business Reviews.
    • Develop strong partnership with Purchasing (PSM) to influence Terms and Conditions within our TPM Contracts, resulting in Sustainable Margin Improvement (SMI).
    • Work closely with TPM to evaluate risk mitigation strategies when concerns arise in the existing Supply Chain.

  1. Internal Controls & Compliance:
    • Ensure financial results are recorded in compliance with AbbVie financial policies (CFM's), Sarbanes Oxley and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
    • Lead annual Physical Inventory counts at all Imbruvica Third Party Manufacturers.
    • Enforce and enhance internal controls by providing guidance and counsel to Brand teams in areas of Corporate Finance Manual (CFM) policies, divisional internal control procedures and International policies.

  • Associate Director, Finance - Third Party Manufacturing
  • Effectively manage matrix relationships with TPM & Brands Finance teams and Supply Chain team.

  • Direct management responsibility of one Sr. Financial Analyst.
  • Attract, motivate and retain top talent. Train and develop direct report to meet best in class industry/professional standards.


  • Bachelor's Degree B.S. or B.A. in Business (Business/Accounting/Finance). CPA/MBA desired.
  • Minimum of 6+ years of relevant experience. Experience in plant/cost accounting is a plus.
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance.
  • Ability to communicate as well as influence through relaying complex data in simple terms and driving actionable intelligence.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in systems, particularly MS Excel/PowerPoint. TM1, SAP, ASPIRE experience a plus.
  • Innovative with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Individual must be self-motivated and demonstrate a high level of accountability. Able to work independently and adjust priorities as needed.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 5 % of the Time
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