Finance Lead

Lake County, IL, United States
Feb 15, 2021
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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Finance Lead Planning and Analysis G17/F1324

The Finance Lead drives the financial planning and analysis processes and requirements across Business Technology Solutions (BTS). Ensures compliance with financial policies, prepares management analysis of actual vs. benchmark results, prepares financial analysis (Plan, Update, LBE's, and LRP) and implements process improvements for areas of responsibility. Lead consolidation and submission of BTS HQ financial planning and analysis and deliverables to meet both BTS DHQ and Corporate FP&A requirements. The Finance Lead will interface extensively with multiple levels of management across many BTS organizations

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Lead and consolidate Business Technology Solutions (BTS) monthly LBEs, Update, Plan and LRP, including P&L, headcount, balance sheet, expense and capital for Corporate FP&A submission
  • Consolidate monthly BTS Actual results, including variance analysis and commentary for P&L, headcount and other BTS required matrix for Sr. BTS Leadership
  • Prepares BTS Actual Monthly Report for AbbVie Corporate submission
  • Provides management with clear insights into drivers of business and financial performance and risk; assesses business/market opportunities and informs/recommends prioritization decisions
  • Own calendar planning and communication for deliverables from BTS Finance
  • Support capital requisition approval process and review
  • Interact with all levels of management including BTS VPs, Directors, and Managers, BTS FP&A, and Accounting COE
  • Support ad hoc requests as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA or MBA a plus
  • Minimum 10+ years progressive finance/ accounting experience
  • Previous Consolidations experience preferred
  • Strong financial, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficient excel skills required
  • Knowledge of TM1, SAP and HFM is a plus
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and adapt quickly to change to achieve required timeline

Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
  • Learns and grasps concepts fast and can change course quickly where necessary
  • 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
  • Anticipates problems and opportunities
  • Has a great sense to prioritize responsibilities and lead project / processes
  • Drives excellent performance without being close supervised

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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Equal Employment Opportunity
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