AbbVie

Accounting Lead - Commercial Support FSS RTR

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois
Posted
Jun 03, 2021
Ref
2107527
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 www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

FSS RTR Accounting Lead

Job Description

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 TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and LinkedIn.

 

FSS RTR Accounting Lead

Description

The Financial Shared Services (FSS) organization was established as a key AbbVie operating model to provide accurate financial accounting and reporting for all business organizations and to harmonize accounting processes. The FSS RTR Accounting Lead position will work closely with finance stakeholders across US Commercial and Global Commercial organizations to provide accounting support and participate in financial accounting decision-making process by collecting, analyzing, and reporting of financial data. One of the primary pillars of this role is to focus on individual business areas and generate accounting process improvement initiatives that deliver agility and efficiency to AbbVie Finance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate the financial close process supporting the US Commercial and Global Commercial organizations, and to coordinate the journal entry process between business functions and the BPO.
  • Review BS account reconciliations and drive continuous quality improvements to that process. As well as assisting in the Corp balance sheet review process.
  • Provide financial and accounting analysis involving complex transactions
  • Work in close partnership with Commercial Finance Controllers and staff to ensure integrity of the ledgers and in compliance with accounting policies
  • Propose and implement initiatives aimed to improve efficiency and quality in the financial process
  • Research and resolve discrepancies on technical accounting issues, as necessary
  • Assist in the preparation of audit evidence requests and all other projects assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting 
  • 3-5 years of progressive Accounting or Finance with specific accounting experience related to closing the books and executing accounting judgments
  • Solid knowledge of AbbVie finance policies, U.S. GAAP, internal controls, Sarbanes-Oxley and financial reporting requirements

Preferred:

  • CPA preferred
  • Proficient in SAP and Blackline tool
  • Strong analytical skills – able to synergize data into information to make decisions, able to make recommendations and proposals
  • Good communication skills, able to partner with all levels of management and professionals within the company
  • Aptitude and strong desire for improving agility and executing continuous improvement
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities especially related to accounting decisions and judgments
  • Process focused with experience in implementing process improvements or change management initiatives
  • Customer service focused

Key Competencies:

  • Builds relationships with peers and cross functional teams
  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence," and can change course quickly
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
  • Open to suggestions and experimentation regarding accounting processes
  • Embraces the ideas of others and opportunities for innovation

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8-hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Posting Grade
16


Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
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.