Finance Manager

Lake County, Illinois
Jul 28, 2021
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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Finance Manager – US Patient Services


The US Patient Services organization is a key driver for the success of the commercial organization.  The primary function of this position is developing timely, accurate and well supported LRP’s, Plans, LBE’s, monthly close / reporting, and coordinating the financials for key spending initiatives to serve our patients within US Market brands, in line with Franchises, Divisional and Corporate requirements.  

This role will routinely interface with the US Patient Services VP, as well as the team of Directors/Sr Directors that make up the key business unit. The incumbent will also interact with the US Patient Services Commercial Management/Staff and Consolidations.


The position contributes to strategic initiatives, provides insightful consultation, and lends expertise to Franchise management to ensure operating and financial deliverables are achieved.


This role will be primarily focused on the Allergan portfolio across US Patient Services and will have full responsibility for SG&A and copay financial management/support, as applicable.

Key Responsibilities Include:


Financial Support to Commercial Staff:

Support Patient Services leaders and their teams with financial guidance and assist with the development of strategies in support of achieving business objectives (i.e. new product launches, co-pay forecasting & modeling, etc.). Additionally, proactively identify business issues and lead the development / presentation of ad hoc and recurring analyses that include appropriate / insightful variance analysis, identification of trends, issues, and opportunities, including the development of appropriate contingency plans, identifying key plus/(minus) issues, augmenting management’s understanding and drive for results.


LRP’s, Plans, LBE’s & Investment Allocations:

Responsible for coordinating timely, accurate and well supported LRP’s, Plans, and LBE’s for US Patient Services, in line with Franchise, Divisional and Corporate requirements. Ensure that strategic issues are appropriately highlighted and presented through the development of supporting analyses that creatively, concisely, and accurately reflect the commercial, marketing, and operational issues of the business unit. This role will also be responsible to develop and implement the Investment Allocation process for US Patient Services in partnership with various stakeholders.


Financial Accounting, Reporting & Analysis, and Internal Controls/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance:

Ensure financial results for US Patient Services are recorded in compliance with AbbVie financial policies (CFMs) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Establish / enforce internal controls by providing guidance and counsel to operating and financial staff in the areas of Corporate Finance Manual (CFMs) polices, divisional internal control procedures, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Support an environment of continuous process improvement to enhance controls. Promote ethics and compliance initiatives by ensuring timely completion of required training and cooperating with internal / external auditors as required.





  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. CPA or MBA a plus.
  • Minimum 6+ years of progressive and related experience.
  • Strong financial, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter with 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 and including the ability to listen well and to influence others that do not report directly.
  • Proficient Excel skills. 
  • Knowledge of SAP and TM1 a plus.
  • Previous supervisory experience desired.  

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
  • Learns, fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated
  • Raises the bar and is not satisfied with the status quo
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality

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.