Business Systems Consultant, Master Data Management Solutions

Lake County, Illinois
Jul 21, 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.

  • This position will be responsible for conceiving, designing, and helping implement data, software, and technology solutions that solve significant business problems for finance users in areas of master data management.
  • Ensures Finance platforms are up to date and high quality of data integrity across finance applications is met following Enterprise Architecture guidelines.
  • Develops subject matter expertise in finance solutions and its integration with rest of Enterprise Application ecosystem to drive ongoing enhancements, upgrades and integration effort.
  • Partners with Finance BTS BRM leads in the execution of project development for Finance cross-functional application to ensure smooth adoption of new technology-based solutions and avoid impact to already implemented functionality.
  • Identifies, proposes and initiates significant system and process improvement programs across Finance business area(s), establishing technical requirements for the implementation of significant changes in technology and processes.
  • Collaborates with finance business area(s) and technology leaders on strategic business opportunities to enable efficiencies and cost savings.
  • Assists in developing strategy for BTS technical capabilities and components and roadmap for business solutions

    Bachelor's Degree with 7 years’ experience; Master's Degree with 6 years’ experience; PhD with 2 years’ experience in systems implementation; systems and business consulting in the area of Finance including technology roadmap.
  • Strong experience required with one or more of the following: Master Data Management solutions (ex: Informatica, SAP MDG, etc.), ERP solutions (ex: SAP), Consolidations solutions (ex: HFM), Planning solutions (ex: BPC, TM1, PA, etc.), data warehousing solutions (ex: SAP BW, HANA, etc.) and reporting solutions (ex: BObj, Qlikview, Power BI, etc.) to support finance functions.
  • Clear understanding of core financial business processes and leading industry technologies to address Finance requirements taking in consideration AbbVie’s Finance system landscape.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations and financial standards (SOX) affecting Pharmaceutical Products (e.g. 21 CFR Part11, Annex11, cGMP) specifically.
  • Ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward goal/objective completion.
  • Effective analytical skills and experience coordination across functional and technical teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Strong problem resolution skills.
  • Leadership Competencies:
    • Agile & Accountable - Steps up and takes leadership to own toughest challenges.
    • Makes Possibilities Real - Knows the business and anticipates future opportunities.

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