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AbbVie Record to Report Accounting Lead in Kraków, Poland

Record to Report Accounting Lead

Poland, Malopolskie, Kraków

Finance

Requisition # 1905301

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. AbbVie employs approximately 29,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries

Financial Shared Services (FSS) EMEA based in Krakow, Poland is serving as a controllership function for affiliates and manufacturing plants in all countries, providing support in accounting, tax, statutory and selected order to cash processes.

Record To Report Accounting Lead is responsible for RTR process for dedicated Affiliate/s and coordination and oversight of accounting activities for this Affiliate as a first point of contact (FPOC). RTR Accounting Lead drives and co-ordinates the financial close process, prepares and reviews journal entries and reconciliations, prepares and reviews financial and accounting analysis, provides process expertise and technical guidance to RTR Analyst, delivers resolution on operational open items (process and accounting).

Positions would have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain US GAAP and local ledgers including the preparation and/or review of related journal entries and reconciliations

  • Prepare and review financial and accounting analysis involving complex transactions including but not limited to general accounting, fixed assets, intercompany and financial reporting activities/transactions

  • Prepare and provide to Finance Director/s variance analysis between actual and planned financial data

  • Provide accounting treatment in line with Group policies for Affiliates

  • Maintain Chart of Accounts in consultation with affiliates

  • Serve as the key contact relating to all Record to Report activities for the affiliate or cluster of affiliates

  • Drive and own the financial close process for the affiliate or cluster of affiliates

  • Produce and review management and statutory reports with affiliates

  • Provide BPO with guidance for resolution of accounting issues

  • Support the Statutory/Fiscal Reports process with 3rd parties

  • Prepare tax miscellaneous filings and maintain record of all Regulatory Filings

  • Drive and co-ordinate the financial close process for the affiliate or cluster of affiliates

  • Prepare and obtain approval for RCE (Request for Capital Expenditure)

  • Work closely with personnel in all departments to ensure compliance with company accounting and operational guidelines in accordance with local GAAP

  • Assist in audit preparation and all other projects assigned

  • Work closely with FSS Chief Accountant and with the Finance Director/s of assigned affiliate/s to ensure high quality of the ledgers and full compliance with Accounting Policies

  • Propose and implement initiatives aimed to improve efficiency and quality of the process

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting. ACCA, CPA, CIMA or equivalent qualifications is a plus.

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in accounting, planning and financial analysis

  • Experience with SAP required

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills

  • Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management

  • Individual must be self-motivated with great follow-up skills and be able to work independently

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills are required

  • Ownership and strong drive in an independent tasks execution

  • Experience in pharma industry would be an asset

  • Strong organizational skills required to coordinate and manage multiple cross divisional work process and projects

  • Experience with continuous improvement projects and practical application of CPI methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma) would be an asset

  • Fluent English is a requirement, any other language would be an asset

Additional Information

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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.

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