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John Abney

John Abney
FP&A Hub Leader, Google

John has leveraged his expertise in high-level financial analyses to enhance operations and processes for finance organizations for more than 20 years. John currently serves as an FP&A Hub Leader for Google, where he is responsible for leading financial practices to define and implement enhanced processes for financial management. As an adept finance process improvement specialist, John has provided valuable insights through roles in external auditing, financial analysis, and leading Finance Strategy & Operations and FP&A teams.

Before joining Google in 2019, John served as the Senior Finance Director for Nielsen Holdings. In this role, John led budgeting, forecasting, and reporting for retail clients while also leading commercial Finance and Pricing & Profitability Analysis while driving and producing custom deliverables. John also held positions as a manager within Deloitte Consulting’s Finance Strategy & Operations practice. In this role, he led finance operations projects and provided client-facing financial analysis and process redesign.

John received his BA in Accounting from Dillard University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. As an undergraduate student, he was involved on campus as a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity, the first international fraternal organization founded on a historically black college campus. After holding multiple positions as a financial analyst, John received his MBA from Purdue University in 2006.