Business Finance Manager

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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, YouTube and LinkedIn.


Responsible for the Saudi Arabia affiliate business planning, monitor and manage consolidated affiliate performance vs Targets, including reporting to internal and external stakeholders. Being the single contact for the affiliate Planning and Reporting as well as responsible the affiliate efforts towards financial systems implementation and planning/forecast processes improvement.

Lead and responsible for the affiliate financial planning activities and facilitates the annual, quarterly, and monthly processes. Ensure accurate and timely deliverables and adherence to standard calendar schedule
Develop consolidated forecasting processes for sales, promotion spending, headcount related cost and other operating cost; coordinate with various functions including Demand and Supply Chain to develop financial forecasts
Supervise the affiliate budget development process, prepare detail business plans and coordinate with business units. Make recommendations to enhance financial support to the affiliate functions.
Prepare presentations in support of affiliate management meetings and various strategic meetings.
Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly and yearly results against budget, forecasts and historical data to validate the reasons for variances are fully understood, propose recommendations for actions where needed and challenge forecasting processes to reduce variances to expectations
Act as a trusted business partner to provide financial performance analytics, guidance and strategic recommendations to all stakeholders (consolidated)
Support the affiliate Sales and Operating Plan process and prepare monthly financial package.
Providing detailed analysis and guidance specific to risks and opportunities to help decision making process and help drive and challenge strategic discussion with the affiliate management.

Possess a bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance, Master’s degree and/or CPA desired plus with no less than 6 years’ experience at multinational firms. 2-3 years’ experience in healthcare industry is a plus. The ideal candidate has the following essential skills:
An energetic, forward-thinking, creative individual with high ethical standards
A team player who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills
A person who excels in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment
Expert-level analytical and financial modeling skills
Strategic thinking and Great presentation skills
Ability to influence and persuade
Knowledge of ERP systems and related technologies
Excellent time management and organizational ability. Ability to multitask and meet constant deadlines
Strong knowledge of a wide variety of the financial planning concepts, practices, and procedures for health care
Experience in a large, matrixed organization, preferably healthcare.
Ability to plan, organize and effectively lead multi-disciplinary teams and projects and develop meaningful results within established timeframes.

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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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