Senior Finance Mgr

AbbVie, Inc
Mar 21, 2024
Apr 11, 2024
Manager, Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care - and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

JOB Description

Job Profile Title: Sr. Manager FP&A

Business Title:

Division/Functional Area: Finance AA

Reports to: Head - Commercial Finance AA

Department: Finance

Location: Bangalore

Job SUMMARY: The position is responsible for leading FP&A tasks. Working under the direction of the Head Commercial Finance, ensures and closely work with FSS and local controllership team to accurately record revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities. The incumbent should be a highly motivated self-starter with review, and proofing experience.

Supervisory responsibility: (if applicable) NA


% of Time or



Forecasting, Budgeting, Strategy planning
  • Responsible for preparation of financial plans (LRP, PLN, LBE, ACT, Quarterly projections), submission in Global planning systems (Longview) and Actuals Variance analysis vs Plan/forecast.
  • Lead the financial planning & reporting processes including design of templates & processes to improve efficiency and accuracy.
  • Timely address of queries from various stakeholders
  • Analyze performance (tracking revenue & expenses regularly) and provide variance explanations and recommendations for operational efficiency and provide business counseling to relevant stakeholders, with the objective of adding value to the business.
  • Understand, communicate, and explain variance within the business. Identify root causes and follow up actions for each.
  • Advise business teams on process-related matters that arise.
  • Act as primary liaison with line of Asia consolidations team to ensure accuracy and timeliness of information


Business Partnering:
  • Partner with India commercial leadership with supervision of Head Commercial Finance to drive commercial / financial objectives by leading affiliate or country-specific projects.
  • Create P&L statements and other reports on financial performance for executive management to review.
  • Preparation of monthly business review deck in collaboration with functional stakeholders
  • Leading finance on S&OP discussions for benchmark analysis & demand assumptions working with Supply Chain and commercial team.


Ad-hoc Projects, Process Improvement and Expense Efficiency
  • To take leadership or to provide support towards any business or finance projects as they arise.
  • To drive excellence in FP&A outputs
  • To identify and drive continuous process improvement, particularly around financial planning.
  • To identify and drive continuous process standardization and simplification to improve efficiency.



The requirements described in this section are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Education and Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years progressive working experience, 2 years should be relevant FP&A experience in a product Industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a range of culturally and functionally diverse people.
  • Education: Chartered Accountant is preferred
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience in using SAP S4 HANA
  • Experience in system planning tools such as Long View/TM1 etc
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
  • Language literacy

o English (Oral and written)

Essential Skills, Experience, and Competencies (includes Licenses, Credentials)

Effectively manage the engagement and collaboration of the team to achieve a common goal

Strong commercial analytical skill, strategy thinking, financial analysis and finance modelling skill

Agile: could react quickly to requests in a short deadline and able to deliver with limited information or resources
  • Process improvements & simplification
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to effectively influence people
  • Previous FP&A roles in pharmaceutical manufacturing strongly preferred.
  • Previous Cost Accounting experience preferred.
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics Required.


Compliance and Integrity

You will be responsible for conducting your activities on behalf of the company consistent with a high standard of business ethics and in compliance with the laws and regulations that govern our activities (subject to local law/requirement) (INTEGRITY)


We build bridges - We power ideas - We act fast - We drive results

Additional Information

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.
  • Travel: No