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Director, Finance Price Forecasting

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Feb 29, 2024

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Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

Primary Job Function:

Position leads CNS and Med Therapeutics Price Forecasting team supporting the commercial brands and finance teams for all Gross-to-Net sales planning and reporting. Estimate/review all rebates/discounts for products. Provide ad hoc financial analysis as needed. Prepare all required schedules for Plan/Update/LBE/LRP. Train and lead team. The position will have three direct reports and will lead complex and critical processes that requires a high level of communication with teams and other organizations.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead all aspects for planning and reporting for CNS and Med Tx products for Plan, Update, LBE and LRP.
  • Full responsibility for detailed forecast of products within CNS and Med Tx portfolio.
  • Work closely with Market Access and pricing to review GTN forecast.
  • Attend LBE meetings and Plan/Update/LRP meetings with the brand teams. Primary contact for brand team for any pricing related questions.
  • Conduct and/or review price scenario analysis for various planning cycles.
  • Assist in and/or review ad hoc analysis as requested on various marketing initiatives.
  • Work with forecasting and commercial finance to present a consolidated net sales message.
  • Coordinate all team monthly tasks and responsibilities.
  • Provide leadership and support for the CNS and Med Tx GTN reserve balance sheet process.
  • Drive operational excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Train, mentor and develop direct reports and other team members. Create an environment that attracts, retains, and motivates a diverse and highly talented workforce.
  • Provide ad hoc support as needed for any systems related projects and various outside requests.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:

There will be three direct reports for this position. This position manages complex and critical processes. This requires a high level of communication with other teams and functional groups including volume forecasting, commercial brand teams, finance, and market access.

Position Accountability/Scope:

The incumbent is responsible to provide financial leadership to the CNS and Med Tx brand teams in development of the Plans, LRPs and LBEs. This position directly supports the brand teams and reports to the Director, GTN Forecasting and Accounting. The incumbent is expected to operate independently to accomplish the goals and responsibilities of the position; however constant alignment with the Director is critical due to the nature of the role. In addition, the Director, Neuro CNS and Medical Therapeutics Price Forecasting has freedom to independently set priorities so that both planned and unplanned departmental objectives are achieved. This position supports and communicates with all levels of operating and financial management on an on-going basis.

Skills/Experience Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

10+ years of progressive Accounting/Finance.

The candidate must also possess the following skill sets:

  • The ability to interact with and support senior level management and to partner effectively and independently in a matrix organization.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, problem solving, planning and decision making skills.
  • Extensive interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills including a high energy level.
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint technical and content strategy skills.
  • Strong broad systems knowledge across a wide range of technology.
  • The ability to manage and coordinate multiple activities and shifting priorities under tight timeframes.
  • A highly motivated self-starter who can translate broad directions into high quality analytical output.
  • Open to new ideas, creative and utilizes value-added principles in approach.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer experience in pricing, forecasting, or FP&A.

Education Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Finance or Accounting. MBA/CPA preferred.



AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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