Early Talent Programme - Finance

Early Talent Programme - Finance
  • Competitive
  • Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, UK Maidenhead Berkshire UK SL7 1QB
Job Ref: J2161888
Sector: Clinical
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 13 September 2021
A 2-year rotation within UK Fiance comprising 2 rotations of 12-months each providing a breadth of hands-on experience in a Finance Department.

AbbVie Early Talent Programme - Finance Graduate

Rotation 1 of 2 2021/2- Transparency & Procure To Pay (PTP) Team

Rotation 2 of 2 2022/3 - Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Team


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 new role will be office based in Maidenhead, comprising 2 rotations of 12-months each providing a breadth of hands-on experience in a Finance Department. First rotation will be as Procure To Pay (PTP) Graduate - reporting to the UK PTP & Transparency Manager, working closely with the UK Procure To Pay and Transparency Team. Second rotation provisioned working as FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) Graduate Analyst reporting to the FP&A manager.

Support with professional studies can be offered.


As part of a 2-year rotation within UK Finance, this Graduate role will initially join the Procure To Pay (PTP) and Transparency team supporting the UK PTP & Transparency Manager, subsequently moving to a FP&A Analyst position reporting to the UK FP&A Manager. This role aligns to the AbbVie Early Talent Programme objective to enhance your capabilities, expand your functional skill set and provide a launchpad that will help pave the way to your ultimate career goals.

Attention to detail and a keenness to learn and feed back in a continuous improvement culture are key development competencies.


Procure to Pay Team (1 year) - PTP & Transparency Graduate

  • Responsibility for input and processing of HealthCare Professionals (HCPs) payments using SRM (SAP - Enterprise Resource Planning system). Ensuring Master Approval Process (MAP) status is correct prior to payment to ensure compliance to OEC requirements.
  • Partner with Cross Functional stakeholders to drive for compliant vendor payment timeliness of Healthcare Professional (HCP) commitments; Supporting P2P Concierge and Analyst in tracking events to make sure requests for payment are loaded in a timely manner.
  • Support the new vendor onboarding process, setting up vendor accounts, ensuring validation checks (Enhanced Due Diligence, AbbVie Data Classification, Supplier Evaluation Tool) are completed by the Business Sponsor in a timely manner pre-commitment of company funds.
  • Support P2P Concierge on Vendor onboarding process, performing call backs to Vendors.
  • Maintain vendor records to ensure compliance to current vendor contract terms.
  • Share learnings and observations as part of continuous improvement culture.
  • Support the UK PTP & Transparency Manager and Financial Controller in any other compliance ad-hoc projects.

Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Team (1 year)- FP&A Graduate Analyst

Key activities when working in the FP&A team:

  • Publishing the weekly sales flash.
  • Populating all sales commentary for local management and Area management.
  • Consolidating sales & expenses from several different areas and loading into planning systems.
  • Co-ordinating and populating returns for the national office of statistics.
  • Other general ad hoc duties within FP&A, including supporting the planning cycles.


  • Degree in Business, Finance, or other relevant area.
  • Ability to Communicate with proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • The ability to perform several tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines is necessary.


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Learn fast, grasp the "essence" and change course quickly as required.
  • Be professional, accountable, high energy and a collaborative team player.
  • Work in a fast-paced, high pressure and changing environment, and in an autonomous manner where required.

13/10/2021 16:01:04
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Contact Consultant:
Hollie Corley

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