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Finance Manager

Shanghai, China Req ID 2206561 Category Finance Division AbbVie

Finance Operation:

  • Channel finance management: Cooperate with Trade team to perform distributor agreement review, credit limit proposal review, price discount implementation, manage compensation & credit note as finance gate keeper, to ensure align with company policy, SOP, external legal requirements and industry practice.
  • In-depth reporting by department and cost category, variance analysis, trend projection with reference to headcount development
  • Backup China consolidation in planning and budgeting processes in alignment with Area guidance
  • Backup BU FP&A in monthly reporting and commentary process

Legal Entity Performance Control:

  • Oversee value chain design in relation to business model and channel strategy, Identify potential operational risks and propose mitigation measures
  • Build and manage legal entity expense control mechanism, incl. cost center structure management, ICB monitoring, expatriate cost, R&D expense management, annual insurance cost, facility cost, headcount report (legal entity HC report), ACA expense management.
  • Analyse and monitor DSO (Days Sales Outstanding), DOH (Days of Inventory on Hand) and DPO (Days Payable Outstanding) and liaison with key stakeholders to optimize cash flow
  • Follow up financial subsidy and government tax return

Internal Controls:

  • Conduct process reviews to test & validate controls laid down in the finance policies and procedures including documentation requirements with respect to Interactions with Health Care Professional and government officials and other financial areas.
  • Assist finance controller to identify process improvement areas based on the reviews & implement changes as identified to enhance controls & compliance.
  • Drive satisfactory result of local internal, external audits.

Project Management:

  • Implement strategic business initiatives to improve healthy and profitable growth in China
  • Coordinate and/or lead entity financial projects, including but not limited to ERP system harmonization, policy and process alignment, KPI report development etc.
  • Assess and manage process simplification and optimization to enhance overall operational excellence and control efficiency under the guidance of China financial leadership team
  • Consolidate and draft management presentation when required

Education/Experience Required:

  • At least Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting/Business Administration/Economics
  • Candidates with Big 4 assurance, consulting experience or finance operation/controllership management/FP&A responsibility with sound tracking record are preferred
  • Minimum 5 years people leader experience
  • Professional accountancy qualifications is a plus
  • Fluent in both Mandarin and English language


Essential Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong managerial skill, and excellent cross function communication/ interpersonal skills.
  • Strong work ethic, problem solving, capable of multi-tasking, collaborative with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail. 
  • Individual must be self-motivated with great follow-up skills and be able to work independently.
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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