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AbbVie Senior Financial Auditor in North Chicago, Illinois

Senior Financial Auditor

USA, Illinois, Lake County


Requisition #1900973

AbbVie’s Internal Audit (IA) function plays a valuable role in protecting and enhancing the organization’s value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insights. The function is guided by a disciplined, collaborative approach that is aligned with AbbVie’s strategy and the IIA standards with a focus on constant innovation and talent development.

The Senior Financial Auditor is responsible for conducting Financial audits of critical processes throughout AbbVie's international and domestic organizations and formulating recommendations for improvement in operating performance and controls. You will spend approximately 24 months on the Corporate Audit staff in a career development rotational program before moving on to other meaningful opportunities within the company.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Plan and execute Financial audits throughout AbbVie's international and domestic organizations.

  • Coordinate execution of financial audit plans to optimize audit speed and effectiveness.

  • Oversee efforts with internal / external audit as appropriate.

  • Prepare and present financial audit findings to business partners.

  • Identify and communicate risk & control themes.

  • Participate in the financial risk assessment and development of the audit plan for assigned entities and critical systems.


  • 3—6 years’ experience of Public accounting - Big 4 or next tier (i.e Grant Thornton, RMS, BDO)

  • Previous experience as a Senior Auditor (at least one, preferably two busy seasons)

  • Bachelors Degree in finance and/or accounting

  • 20-50% travel to AbbVie's International and Domestic locations required re


  • CPA highly preferred or progress toward attaining CPA

  • Other certifications/degrees a plus: CIA, CPA, CFE, MBA

  • Language skills a plus

Additional Information

  • AbbVie is an 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.

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

  • Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time