Allergan Manager, Financial Process and Systems (SAP BPC) in Parsippany, New Jersey

Manager, Financial Process and Systems (SAP BPC)

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States at

Jun 08, 2016Post Date

147728Requisition #

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 specialty 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 stretch assignments and opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

  • Responsible for the business consolidation and management reporting environment including problem resolution, break fix support, enhancements and optimization. Requires strong understanding of the consolidation process and requirements for management reporting.

  • Execute BPC system administration activities that include loading data, metadata, business rules, web forms, etc.

  • Manage and ensure that monthly close is complete and sox compliant. Ensure that monthly financial data is loaded to BPC is complete and that all validation checks are performed.

  • 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.

  • Enhance existing reports along with making metadata suggestions to optimize financial reporting

  • Provide the financial consolidation group and the management reporting group with support for ad-hoc reports. Responsible for communications to user base of 300+ regarding system readiness for close, adjustments, input schedules, and locked period.

  • Continuously and proactively improve the environment to enrich experience by providing training documentation and support for end users.

  • Develop, maintain and improve documentation on key business processes and procedures in compliance with Internal control policies

  • Promote and develop automation of processes with current and future application flows. Send downstream system monthly corporate adjustment files for tie to final monthly, quarterly consolidation.

  • Assist with technical patches, upgrades and system/application migrations

  • Act as BPC subject matter expert for the entire organization

  • Take responsibility and ownership for problems resolution and process improvement

  • Create and maintain standardized and ad hoc financial schedules and reports

  • Develop and implement new processes and procedures for enhanced reporting of key business drivers

  • Design, develop, test, automate and maintain reporting through various coding languages and reporting tools


  • Experience in architecting, building and supporting Financial Consolidation application.

  • Experience with administration and/or implementation of SAP BPC preferred

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues relating to BPC in a timely manner

  • Strong Analytical and technical skills to continuously improve processes

  • Understanding /Acumen of Finance with strong knowledge in planning, forecasting, accounting close process.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to work in highly fast paced changing environment

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with all levels

  • Ability to understand the needs of the various business teams 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 deadlines

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines quickly and accurately.


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