Finance Supervisor - R&D Consolidations, ABA

South San Francisco, California
Jul 14, 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.

Purpose Statement:



The Supervisor, Finance R&D Consolidations oversees the financial planning and analysis processes and requirements across businesses supported. Prepares consolidated analysis of actual vs. benchmark results, and supports key projects and initiatives to improve financial processes.  The Finance Supervisor interacts with all levels of finance and provides required planning deliverables to meet AbbVie Corporate FP&A requirements.



Major Responsibilities:


  • Oversee aspects of monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts as required, including P&L, headcount, balance sheet and capital. Provide relevant variance analysis for each planning cycle and develop meaningful management reporting schedules while ensuring accuracy of results and key metrics.
  • Support monthly close process to ensure complete, accurate and timely monthly actual results, including variance analysis and commentary for P&L, headcount and balance sheet.  Consolidate drivers from all businesses supported, and understand the impact of monthly results on future forecasts.
  • Collaborate and provide routine support to team members to enable informed decision-making.
  • Support key projects and initiatives (e.g. planning system standardization, management reporting and optimization) and drives process improvements. 
  • Supports ad hoc analysis as required.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting preferred.
  • Minimum 5+ years of progressive and related experience.
  • Strong financial, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to operate independently, drive processes, identify and implement process improvements, establish and adjust priorities to achieve objectives and operate with speed and agility.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with all levels of management supported
  • Execute priorities with speed and agility. 
  • Proficient Excel skills required. 
  • Knowledge of SAP and TM1 a plus.


Key Stakeholders:

  • Provides support to financial management and staff.
  • Supports Tax and Entity planning requirements as directed

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