Abbott Senior Financial Analyst in Alameda, California

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.

Responsible for creation and maintenance of annual budgets and periodic forecast updates. Provide financial analysis and support to operating managers on strategic planning, budgeting and operations planning, performance monitoring and variance analysis. Assist in financial evaluation of future business opportunities. Perform ROI and payback analysis on new products and major capital expenditures.

Main Responsibilities

Supports Finance Management on key projects and analyses.

Integral player in development of annual plans and periodic updates as needed.

Interfaces with Senior Management and Department Managers and key stakeholders to gain understanding of key revenue and cost drivers.

Prepares key management reports emphasizing historical results, budgets, forecasts, and trends.

Performs actual to budget variance analysis while highlighting risks & opportunities to plan.

Performs cost benefit justifications on major investments in new product development, programs and or capital expenditures.

Performs monthly management reporting including budgetary performance and/or daily/monthly sales reporting as applicable.

Analyzes functional P&L margin drivers.

Performs financial analysis on new business opportunities (ROI analysis).

Responsible for Balance Sheet analysis to ensure reserves are adequate and forecasts represent the operating plants.


Operate with limited supervision on projects with significant interface across functions and groups.

Balance demands of a variety of customers with potentially conflicting goals.

Meet deadlines with minimal supervision and balance workload requirements.

Accountable for meeting critical project deliverible's.


BS or BA in Accounting, Finance, or Economics; MBA preferred. 3 years financial analysis experience. Ability to plan, implement, and administer financial information and control systems. Knowledge of the principles, processes and standards for integrated financial analysis and reporting. Highly proficient in Excel. Experience with EssBase and Hyperion/ Pillar budgeting software a plus.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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