Sr. Financial Analyst

Lake County, Illinois
Jul 08, 2021
Administration, Finance
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.

The Sr. Financial Planning and Analysis role supports the ongoing LBE and Actual process, ensures financial integrity of budgets direct support to Supply Chain Headquarters & AGN Opex budgets. Role provides support to Business Units when needed, works closely with other support functions for upper management presentations. For example, Plan Book, LRP, New product development analysis, exchange analysis, product portfolio analysis, expense/investment analysis, profitability of new opportunities, revenue models and profit margin analysis.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and develops drafts of annual Plan, LRP and LBEs as required, including P&L, headcount, balance sheet, expenses and capital using planning system and incorporates review changes of both financial and operating management. 
  • Ensures financial Integrity of budgets (PLN/UPD/LBE) and Prepares variance analysis for each planning cycle and management reporting schedules under direction of Manager. 
  • Works directly with Ops Head Quarters group contact on monthly close and financial reporting processes to ensure complete, accurate and timely monthly actual results, including variance analysis and commentary for P&L, headcount and balance sheet.  Understands monthly results and communicates issues vs. benchmark to Manager to agree on resolution or action plan.
  • Works directly with AGN Opex business owners to ensure monthly close and financial reporting process are complete, accurate and timely for monthly actual results, LBE & Plan.
  • Provides financial reviews and approvals (purchase order requests and invoices).
  • Performs ad hoc analysis, presentations and forecasts for internal management team and external teams as requested.
  • Works closely with other departments within AbbVie to ensure that strategic initiatives are achieved.

  • 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.
  • Strong financial, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with operating people supported and with Manager.
  • Execute priorities established by Manager with speed and agility. 
  • Proficient Excel skills required. 
  • Knowledge of SAP, BPC and TM1 a plus.

Key Stakeholders:

  • Provides direct business support to functional business Managers and staff. 
  • AFPA Corporate Finance
  • Treasury
  • Collaborates with Consolidation group to ensure accuracy and completeness of results.
  • Supports various HQ groups for Entity planning requirements as directed by Manager.

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
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.