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 DIAGNOSITICS
Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.
Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.
Our location in Lake Forest, IL, currently has an opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst within Core Diagnostics.
The Senior Financial Analystrole is responsible for providing financial support and counsel to divisional senior financial and executive management in the following specific activities: Financial Planning and Analysis, Management Financial Reporting, and TM1 system maintenance. Comprehensively work and assist with all aspects of the global Core Diagnostics (Core Dx) Division's Financial Planning processes aligned with Abbott Corporate and Core Dx business requirements.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Responsible for financial planning, reporting and analysis. Prepares financial plans and forecasts based on performance expectations. Gathers and publishes financial information related to historical, current and future performance. Performs financial analysis utilizing appropriate financial concepts and techniques. Recommends alternative courses of action.
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures
Assist in the planning process to provide an efficient and effective tool for senior management and ensure that planning requirements and expected outcomes are achieved.
Develop and orchestrate the planning timeline, calendar, and process. Plans and organizes non-routine tasks w/approval. Initiates or maintains work schedule. Establishes priorities of work assignments.
Manage and coordinate with senior staff the preparation of the management presentation and related backup/analysis. The presentation, backup, and analysis must be comprehensive and include the assessment of all data and assumptions used in the planning development for reasonableness and the degree of achievability of these forecasts.
Prepare and distribute financial reports and packages by gathering and analyzing information related to current performance.
Responsible for the maintenance and integrity of TM1 data for all Plan and Last Best Estimates (LBEs).
Prepare in-depth evaluations of plans and identify new methods of analysis and presentation.
Prepare various management presentations, relevant data, financial analyses, special projects and related consultation to senior divisional management in planning and achieving short and long term financial objectives.
Prepare monthly analysis around Actual sales results for management dashboards.
Brainstorm, propose solutions and enhancements to orchestrate process improvements.
Develop detailed process documentation to ensure continuity of process knowledge.
Complete ad hoc analysis, reviews or reports within Divisions and Corporate functions as necessary.
Establishes and cultivates an extensive network of support to facilitate completion of assignments.
Works under minimal supervision. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's Degree in related field; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Master's Degree, CPA, or auditing experience with a major regional and/or Big 4 public accounting firm is also a plus
4 years minimum experience in financial planning and analysis
Knowledge and application of financial concepts, procedures, and practices.
Working experience with TM1 or other large systems a must (SAP or Cognos databases).
Apply professional concepts following company policies and procedures to solve routine problems and exercise independent decision making.
Candidates must have strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills with the ability to interact across various levels of finance personnel, including senior financial management.
Candidates must be able to manage multiple tasks and work in a dynamic environment.
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
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.
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.