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AbbVie Senior Finance Analyst in North Chicago, Illinois

Senior Finance Analyst

USA, Illinois, Lake County



Requisition #2000152

The Senior Financial Analyst supports the financial planning and analysis with respect to Actual, Plan, Update, LBE, LRP and various analyses to support the day-to-day operations and strategic plans for BTS Finance.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare and develop drafts of annual Plan, LRP and LBEs as required, including P&L and headcount and incorporates review changes of both financial and operating management.

  • Works directly with Accounting Shared Service contact on monthly close processes to ensure complete, accurate and timely monthly actual results.

  • Prepare monthly actuals variance analysis and commentary for P&L and headcount. Understands monthly results and communicates risks and opportunities vs. benchmark to manager and budget owners.

  • Prepare key management reports (including monthly actuals) emphasizing historical results, budgets, forecasts and trends.

  • Meet all financial reporting requirements for the Business Group, BTS HQ and Corporate. Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and business policies and procedures.

  • Support the capital process, including RCE preparation and review in accordance with financial policies.

  • Perform ad hoc analysis as requested by management or by a functional area.

  • Interact with all levels of management including BTS VPs, Directors, and Managers, BTS FP&A, Outsourcing COE and Accounting COE.

  • Serve as collaborative business partner to the supported areas and help to identify and drive process development and improvements within the organization.Participate on project teams as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 4+ years FP&A or Financial reporting related experience.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills.

  • Proficient Excel skills required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • SAP General Ledger and SRM experience a plus

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Strong set of analytical skills; high attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to meet tight timelines and balance workload/multiple projects.

  • Build effective relationships with peers and cross functionally with business partners to enable higher performance.

  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.

  • Quick learner and grasps the “essence”; can change course quickly when needed.

  • Continually seeks process improvements; challenges the status quo.

  • Able to connect unrelated concepts, generates original or unique ideas.

  • Initiative and ability to work independently.

Key Stakeholders:

  • VP BTS

  • Director BTS

  • Business Finance Manager & Business Controller

  • FP&A Finance Manager, FP&A Sr. Manager and BTS Controller

Additional Information

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

  • Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: IC