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Abbott Sales Operations Manager in Abbott Park, Illinois

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Finance Manager

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/tackling-student-debt-for-our-employees.html) student debt program and FreeU (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/college-degree-for-free-its-possible-with-freeu.html) education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

An integral part of the US ARDx Finance team, this position is responsible for leading the strategy and development of sales operations analytics and improvement of finance efficiencies. In addition, this position will lead and coach senior business analysts who will manage sales compensation plans, ad hoc sales reporting and the sales tracings process. The role will span all business units within the US Segment of Abbott Rapid Diagnostics while providing thought leadership related to the broader US ARDx leadership team. The role will provide design and development support for the implementation of compensation plans. The role will have responsibility for data management, process and systems support, PowerBI report management and development, and projects to improve data accuracy, timeliness and overall better customer experience This role will provide finance leadership that ensures data integrity, accurate calculations and robust analysis. The role will also be responsible for the coaching and development of direct reports.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provide support to sales & marketing leadership as a key liaison for sales performance management Provide support to finance leadership as a key liaison for process improvement and analytics enhancements

Designs compensation programs for over 250+ sales personnel who manage greater than $2B in annual business.

Manages functional aspects of existing data management, analytics and reporting tool, implement enhancements, and maintain related sales tracings & rebates processes to effectively collect, analyze, and report information.

Works closely with the Commercial Leadership and Finance team to provide analytics support.

Develop and coach direct report(s).

Success Competencies:

In-depth analytical skills and the ability to convey complex concepts

Ability to think conceptually and strategically, while maintaining a results-driven approach

Experience involving extensive work with complex spreadsheets/programs and use of databases for analyzing financial data

Persistence and a strong task orientation balanced with excellent teamwork, listening skills and diplomacy

The ability to perform well under pressure, and adjust to changing priorities, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to multi-task and meet urgent deadlines

Outstanding oral communication, written and presentation skills

Goal-oriented with the ability to prioritize on a consistent basis in an ever-changing environment

Ability to develop structure and processes

The ability to work well independently as well as a team member and lead direct reports

Education and Experience:

BS in Finance/Accounting or relevant experience with a bachelors degree

5-7 years experience in a finance analyst role

Preferred skills:

Strong analytic skills, conceptual thinking, ability to analyze and problem solve with incomplete or ambiguous data

Collaborative problem-solving skills

Computer Skills:

Demonstrated proficiency managing large modeling efforts involving complex business problems

Advanced knowledge in Excel and PowerPoint and Proficient in Access and Word

Experience with Hyperion Financial Management and Planning, SAP, BW and Power BI, SQL

Experience with SFDC .

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  • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com