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Abbott Senior Financial Analyst 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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

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


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst within our Abbott Rapid Diagnostics business.

Responsible for forecasting Sales Revenue and Volumes for ARDx Infectious Disease Developed Markets U.S. Commercial.


Responsible for weekly distributor inventory reporting and reconciliation

Prepare Bi-Weekly demand forecast and present to leadership

Communicate demand forecast plans and related assumption through the supply chain and beyond

Prepare quarterly LBE, Plan, Confirmation and several ad hoc sales forecasts. Ensure timely completion of all deliverables.

Interface with management across respective functions (e.g., Marketing, Sales, Corporate Accounts, finance, Supply Chain)

Work closely with the commercial and finance leadership to provide analytics support

Perform ad-hoc analysis as requested by leadership

Set and monitor key performance indicators and diagnostics to ensure continuous forecast improvement efforts and achievement of agreed goals.

Responsible for forecast accuracy reporting to Business Unit with Root Cause Analysis towards a future improvement

Complete Business Unit finance templates with valid commentaries and explanations of significant variances as needed.


Masters or Bachelor’s in Finance or Accounting preferred

Minimum 3 years of relevant experience.

Expertise in Excel and PowerPoint.

Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills. Advanced ability in English.


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

A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority (Manufacturing roles only)

Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled (Manufacturing roles only)

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: 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