Allergan Financial Planning Manager (Pacific Communications) in Irvine, California

Financial Planning Manager (Pacific Communications)

Irvine, California, United States at

Sep 23, 2016Post Date

151484Requisition #

Pacific Communications is a full-service healthcare agency that is a wholly own subsidiary of Allergan-Actavis.

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description:

Responsible for the daily supervision of the Financial Analyst, Accounting Supervisor, and Agency Receptionist

  • Review and tie out to ensure propriety (to supporting detail) of all monthly transactions summarized on month end journal entries (these are used to cross charge Agency Services to internal clients)

  • With assistance from select Pacific Communications Operations Staff, review and reconcile balance sheet accounts on a timely basis

  • Assist with the timely collection, review and accumulation of Agency workforce timesheets used as the basis for monthly cross charges to clients

  • Ensure the timely update of the Agency Project Management System for:

  • Active and Inactive Workforce

  • Job Costing is accurate and updated timely

  • General Ledger Accounts are in balance with Agency SAP General Ledger Accounts

  • Ongoing system maintenance is performed

  • Document and review internal processes across Agency and recommend changes as considered necessary. Use industry standards as basis for recommendations

  • Assist with preparation of annual budget, Agency financial target and forecast updates

  • Ensure Agency adherence to Allergan Financial Policies

  • Assist with development and cross training of Operations Staff

  • Assist with special projects


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting

  • 7-10 years of progressive Accounting/Finance work experience

  • Minimum 4 years of supervisory experience

  • Strong and interpersonal skills, must be able to communicate with all levels in the organization

  • Proven problem solving skills

  • Able to multi-task, manage to tight deadlines and adapt to changing environments

  • Marketing Communications/Advertising Industry experience preferred

  • CPA License preferred