Finance Manager

Lake County, Illinois
Jul 10, 2021
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Description

Job Title: Finance Manager


The primary objective of this position is to provide financial leadership for the Plan and LRP planning process for Global Commercial. The position will be responsible for providing financial analysis, recommendations, and decision-making support.  This position is responsible for developing and implementing processes and procedures to facilitate accurate and timely consolidations of the Plan and LRP.


•Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system by Financial Planning -- Lead the Plan and LRP process for Global Commercial that ensures an accurate and timely integration of forecasting/sales, pricing, product marketing, market research and senior financial management level inputs to meet overall division/corporate calendar deadlines

•Provide recommendations to Sr. Management on planning key assumptions and analysis to explain LRP vs. LRP variances as well as business trends. This position will require a large amount of interface across senior management within the group and multiple functions within the Global Commercial to include areas/affiliates

•Global Commercial Development – Responsible for the financial planning associated with the Global Commercial Development (GCD) organization.  This position works cross-functionally with the Global Commercial Development organization to develop LRPs.  Final deliverables are required to be clear and concise and executive level presentation ready

•Staff Development - Responsible for delegating to and coaching staff to ensure an optimal level of support for the businesses supported. Additionally, will provide coaching and career development opportunities to sustain a high performing staff

•Position is responsible for the LRP process for approx. $50Bn in Sales and $34Bn in Division Margin for Global Commercial

•The position has responsibility for preparing and presenting accurate and complete Planning information to the Executive Staff, Global Commercial and Corporate Planning Groups

•Additionally, the position will interface with multiple functions within Global Commercial and outside the Business Unit such as Operations, R&D, Corporate Planning, and other Corporate Groups.  Individual is expected to successfully perform responsibilities with a high degree of self-motivation and autonomy



•Requires 7-10 years progressive accounting or finance experience
•Ability and desire to proactively search out and evaluate business problems and opportunities
•Capability to direct efforts to achieve answers and results
•Ability to solve business problems through the proactive identification of issues and subsequent collection, analysis and interpretation of related data
•Demonstrated problem solving and analysis within a broad framework of AbbVie’s financial policies (CFMs), and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
•Preferred: MBA in Accounting or Finance and/or CPA/CMA
•Preferred: Multi-division experience and knowledge of the financial planning process
•Preferred: Solid understanding of automated accounting systems such as TM1, desktop productivity and mainframe accounting applications

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