Job Description About AbbVie
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 www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter ,
Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .
This position will be responsible for defining, designing, and
delivering SAP centric solutions that enable and enhance AbbVie’s
processes in the Record to Report space. Ensure high quality
solutions are built that meet current and anticipated business
needs. Responsibilities include partnering with business leadership
and project management, provide guidance to technical teams, drive
effective issue management and effective communication with key
stakeholders. The candidate will be responsible to evaluate
alternatives to satisfy business objectives, estimate and plan
projects. The candidate will be involved in solving complex
problems that arise during the planning and execution of different
IT programs and projects as well as managing SAP support
activities. Key Responsibilities: Responsible for compliance with
applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Understands organization's vision, goals, and strategies. Aligns
department priorities appropriately, determines critical success
factors, evaluates, and pursues initiatives based on fit with
Actively seek ways to apply technology to business processes,
researching and providing information on technical trends and best
Assess near-term needs utilizing structured interview processes
to establish business priorities, consult with technical subject
matter experts and develop alternative technical solutions; advise
on options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impact on other
business processes and system priorities.
Champion change and innovation. Stimulates creativity and
innovation in others. Open to new ideas. Supports those who
initiate change and take risks.
Partner with business unit IT to formulate application
strategies and roadmaps.
Define templates, standards, and patterns to be used across
Anticipates and recommends technical solutions to business
problems. Accountable for maintainability, reliability, and
availability of systems solutions relative to business
Establish and maintain high-quality relationships with all
levels across the company and with external partners.
Manages employees/contractors, direct/indirect at varying levels
of the Project Management job family.
Operates within well-defined expectations.
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education
and typically 10 years of experience, Master’s Degree, or
equivalent education and typically 8+ years of experience. Six plus
years of experience in application program development.
Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred and
degree in Finance is preferred.
Process expertise and solution design in SAP Finance, Product
Costing, Intercompany Margin Accounting, Legal entity structures
and Consolidations and integration with other SAP Modules and
non-SAP tools like Vertex, Blackline, HFM etc.
Strong knowledge of SAP Finance integration with Supply chain,
Sales and Purchasing processes.
Expertise in business processes, accounting principles, systems
configuration, enhancements, and master data elements.
SAP S/4HANA and/or Central Finance experience is preferred.
Managing SAP projects and teams; working knowledge of all
aspects of the SAP ASAP methodology including Applications,
Integration, Data, Security, Change Management, Training, and
Hands-on experience planning and facilitating blueprint
Strong understanding in developing complex interfaces.
Ability to resolve complex issues in high stress and
Effective communication and influencing Senior Leaders in
business and IT.
Coaching and mentoring business and IT resources to ensure
effective and sustainable application designs.
Ability to travel globally.
Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2
consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Level Code
Equal Employment Opportunity
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,
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