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Abbott Logistics Finance Manager in Orlando, Florida


At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Orlando site is part of Global Business Services (GBS). GBS has a global accountability to deliver an exceptional customer experience and create business value through compliance, standardization and data analytics. The GBS group fosters a collaborative, team focused and winning environment where employees are accountable and encouraged to develop themselves. The LogisticsFinance Manager is a key member of the finance team that is the liaison between procurement, operations, logistics, supply chain, accounting, and finance. The ideal candidate must understand complex dynamics of sales demand, production trends, supply expectations, transportation, inventory, and labor productivity. The successful candidate will have previous transportation and logistics experience, and capable of handling a highly visible role in a complex, large organization to ultimately drive operations in order to maximize profitability. The candidate will possess strong influencing skills, work autonomously, and make decisions.


  • Lead and coordinate the forecasting andannual budgeting processes for our supply chain and logistics costs,including consolidation of all submissions from distribution centers and3PL’s

  • Partner with business unit supply chainand logistics teams to provide pertinent data and insights to establishoperational and financial goal alignment

  • Work with supply chain and logisticsteams to analyze and forecast inventory and understand the impact onworking capital and cash flow

  • Implement the established common metricsand ensure definitions are being used consistently across the operationsand finance organizations

  • Lead or contribute in various projectplanning, management, financial modeling and analysis

  • Recommend improvements and providescoping documents for system enhancements to simplify reporting.

  • Assist in the preparation, follow-up andanalysis of operational scorecards and KPI’s for the regions

  • Analyze and investigate freight costs toensure tight controls and deliver results to supply chain leadership.

  • Engage with HQ on COGs priorities toassist in delivering meaningful analysis to assist with bottom lineresults

  • Institute benchmarking and gap analysis

  • Prepare Supply Chain financial reportingincluding preparation of monthly management and analysis reports, ensuringthey are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.

  • Analysis of Supply Chain costs to alignwith Business Unit structure.

  • Work closely with the Supply Chainoperations team to ensure costs are in line with expectations

  • Partner with freight and warehousevendors in ensuring their costs are in line with budgets as well as inputon cost reduction programs

  • Develop new and streamline existingprocesses and systems as required to ensure more efficient delivery ofvalue add information to both internal and external stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or related required

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in supply chain, programmanagement, planning, manufacturing, financial or related fields.

  • Experience presenting and analyzing large quantities of data withstrong spreadsheet and database query experience (e.g. SQL, Python, VB) aplus

  • Advanced experience in Excel and proficiency with Microsoft OfficeSuite (Outlook, Access, Word, Powerpoint


  • Experience with process flowchart tools such as MS Visio a plus

  • Experience with SAP preferred

  • Excellent attention to detail, well-organized, and highlyaccountable

  • Exceptional analytical insight, prioritization, and problem-solvingskills

  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Experience presenting to executive level audiences

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with limitedguidance

  • Self-motivated, action-oriented individual with the perseverance topush high value projects through to completion

  • Developed time management and priority setting skills required towork in an often ambiguous and constantly changing business environment


  • Financial Acumen

  • Manages Complexity

  • Organizational Savvy

  • Cultivates Innovation

  • Business Acumen

  • Optimizes Work Processes

  • Presentation Skills

  • Drives Vison and Purpose

  • Balances Stakeholders

About Abbott

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

An equal opportunity employer, Abbottwelcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please send an email to myrecruiter@alere.com.

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