Finance Lead, Manufacturing FP&A

Lake County, IL, United States
Jan 22, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors 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 . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Primary Job Function

This position will be responsible for the coordination and consolidation of Plan, Update, LRP, and Monthly Reporting processes for Operations - Internal Manufacturing & Engineering. This includes continued integration activities and support for the new AbbVie sites comprised of 15 Global Manufacturing plants and various Headquarters functions.

Responsibilities include:
  • Key contributor for the transition from BPC (legacy financial tool) to Aspire. Provide guidance and training insights to the impacted sites.
  • Drive process and system improvements to ensure continued evolution of efficiencies while meeting the needs of the financial planning and reporting requirements.
  • Facilitate and assist in the consolidation and preparation of management review packages for Plan, Update, and LRP. Work closely with sites to understand the business and analyze submissions.
  • Key liaison in support of the new AbbVie sites for Actuals and Planning cycles. This includes understanding their business and analyzing their submissions.
  • Preparation, coordination, and consolidation of LBE, which includes variance analysis as well as understanding the business to ensure commentary accurately portrays business issues.
  • Preparation and coordination of the monthly consolidation process, including the compilation and review of the monthly actuals package for the VP, Controller of Operations review.
  • Prepare the Manufacturing HQ P&L for Actual, LBE, Plan and LRP submissions. Review and understand variances from relevant benchmark.
  • Operate independently with significant interface among the sites and finance colleagues. Balance competing demands while achieving timelines.
  • Provide ad hoc analysis to support complex decision-making.



Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting preferred.
  • Minimum 5+ years of progressive and related experience in Finance and/or Accounting.
  • Possesses strong analytical, problem solving and communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Strong ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.
  • Proficient Excel skills required.
  • Knowledge of SAP, BPC, TM1 and Aspire a plus.

  • CPA and/or MBA desirable.
  • Experience in plant/cost accounting is a plus.

Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance.
  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated.
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.

Significant Work Activities & Conditions
  • Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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