Allergan Senior Manager, Finance (SAP-BPC) in Madison, New Jersey

Senior Manager, Finance (SAP-BPC)

Madison, New Jersey, United States at

May 10, 2018Post Date

179417Requisition #

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 pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective 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 every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Key areas of Focus

  • Responsible support of the commercial planning & management reporting process in SAP BPC environment including problem resolution break fix support, enhancements and optimization. Requires strong understanding of the commercial process, headcount, revenue, and direct marketing planning as well as requirements for management P&L reporting. An understanding of price volume analysis is a plus.

  • Manage and ensure that actuals loaded into BPC at a SKU, cost center and profit center level tie to reported results monthly. Ensure that monthly financial data is loaded to BPC is complete and that all validation checks are performed.

  • Provide the Commercial finance team with support for ad-hoc reports. Ensure actualized forecast tie to final monthly, quarterly reported results. Coordinate with commercial finance communications to user base of 50+ users regarding system readiness to prepare forecast, collection of forecast templates and locking the forecasts. Finally, facilitate the submission of forecasts to corporate.

  • Act as BPC subject matter expert for the Commercial finance organization. Continuously and proactively improve the environment to enrich experience by promoting and developing the automation of processes with current and future application flows, enhancing existing reports, along with making metadata suggestions to optimize management reporting. Develop, maintain and improve documentation on key business processes and procedures in compliance with internal control policies as well as provide training documentation and support for end users.

  • Maintain production and development databases, including data management, hierarchy updates, calculation script logic updates, data backups, and user security. Design, develop and troubleshoot load rules, Business Rules and Calculation Scripts. Assist with technical patches, upgrades and system/application migrations


  • 10 years experience in architecting, building and supporting financial applications with administration and/or implementation of SAP BPC preferred. Microsoft Excel expertise required.

  • Strong Analytical and technical skills to continuously improve processes required.

  • Understanding /Acumen of finance with strong knowledge in budgeting and forecasting.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to work in highly fast paced changing environment

  • Ability to collaborate with all levels to appropriately plan for growth and change

  • Good problem solving skills, including innovative and creative solutions

  • Ability to work independently and be goal oriented, as well as work as part of a team

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadline


  • Bachelor’s degree required, in Computer Science, Finance, or Accounting, MBA preferred.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.