AbbVie Senior Financial Analyst - R&D in Lake County, Illinois

The Sr. Financial Analyst will be a part of our growing R&D organization. The position will be responsible for the forecasting, financial analysis, and budgetary reconciliation of the clinical trial budgets for a Therapeutic Area.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Work closely with Clinical team and Therapeutic Area Finance Management to create clinical study forecasts used in monthly LBE submission.
  • Forecast, track, and analyze clinical study financial data for a Therapeutic Area
  • Resolve study budget deviations in a timely manner
  • Communicate quality clinical study budget information and metrics to Clinical Management to aid in planning decisions.
  • Support international affiliates with site negotiations and other Clinical Trial activities
  • Manage study budgets efficiently and comply with new regulatory requirements.
  • Interact with various levels of management and functions within the organization, including but not limited to Clinical Program Management, International Clinical Field Operations, Therapeutic Area Finance Managers, Outsourcing, Payment Specialists
  • Utilize multiple financial and reporting systems including: Quantum, PBR, eR/OSS, Impact, and investigator budget determining software (Grant Plan).
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis as requested Skill Set:

  • Effectively manage unexpected changes in workload and seek guidance as appropriate.

  • Strong organizational, systems, analytical, problem solving, planning and decision making skills. Be detail-oriented, thorough, and accountable for work product prepared and presented.
  • The ability to manage and coordinate multiple activities and shifting priorities under tight timeframes.
  • A highly motivated self-starter who can translate broad directions into high quality analytical output.


  • 5 years of progressive Accounting/Finance
  • BA/BS in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA/CMA preferred
  • MBA a plus
  • Exposure to the Oncology Therapeutic Area a plus
  • Clinical knowledge a plus
  • Strong PC/systems and analysis skills required.

Job Classification: Experienced
Primary Location: USA-Illinois-Lake County
Organization: Research & Development
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Travel: No
Req ID: 1606470

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