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Abbott Senior Financial Analyst, Global Commercial Operations in Lake Forest, 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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS:

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Lake Forest, Illinois currently has an opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst, Global Commercial Operations.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

The Global Commercial Operations FP&A team is responsible for supporting the Abbott Diagnostics commercial organization for financial analysis, reporting, forecasting/budgeting, and additional ad hoc requests.

This position will develop a deep understanding of the commercial team’s role in driving profitability for Abbott’s global business. The individual will gain expertise in Abbott’s product offerings, local business dynamics, and business strategy, all while establishing efficient processes and tools to analyze and grow the business.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Support the Abbott Diagnostics Commercial organization through detailed financial analysis, business support, and ad hoc reporting. Some activities may include:

  • Monthly review and analysis of actual results compared to benchmarks and metrics.

  • Extensive P&L trend analysis for all 7 global commercial areas and 3 business units.

  • Profit Center management including payroll, project expense tracking, monthly reporting, etc.

  • Prepare monthly reports for senior management.

  • Assist in identification and implementation of process improvements.

  • Preparation of LBE (latest best estimate) forecasts.

  • Exposure to international P&Ls/exchange rates.

  • Interaction with different levels of management, both finance and operational.

  • Financial modeling with extensive use of Excel.

  • Special Ad Hoc projects.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • Bachelor's degree with concentration in accounting or finance

  • 3-5 years of finance experience to include roles of increasing responsibility in accounting and/or finance

Preferred

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft office suite, primarily Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to work independently and with senior management.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. 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

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