Abbott Sr. Manager Financial Planning and Analysis - US 3rd Party Manufacturing Operations and Quality in Alameda, California

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Responsible for a range of financial disciplines. Establish priorities for the US 3rd Party Manufacturing (TPM) and Quality organization and ensure the timeliness, accuracy, and integrity of all financial information while also performing original work (working manager). This role will report directly into the Global Manufacturing Finance Director and will be responsible for coordinating financial activities such as the completion of various LBE/Plan/Quarterly Confirmations, business driver analysis, significant interaction with key business partners (Division Vice President of Manufacturing Operations and Quality), ad-hoc analysis. while also providing direct financial/budgetary support for the organization. This position is ultimately responsible for establishing, developing, and implementing appropriate processes and procedures to ensure the integrity of financial reporting and planning information for the US TPM and Quality organization while also providing efficient and effective decision support to management including Division Vice President - Controller, and Division President.

Responsibilities:

Manager & staff responsible for: Maintain controls to assure the integrity of assets and the compliance with GAAP includes ensuring compliance with Corp/Div financial policies and procedures.

Interprets financial results and recommends options.

Evaluates risks of alternatives, recommends actions and develops strategies to cope with various scenarios.

This responsibility should be performed in a way that protects the company’s assets and avoids any surprises that could reasonably have been foreseen by the relevant level of financial management review.

Develop and maintain a financial organization capable of meeting Division and Corporate requirements includes mobilizing staff to work in teams.

Facilitates teamwork to increase quality and productivity, assumes direct responsibility for results and empowers others while maintaining high performance standards.

Coordination of Plans/Updates/LBEs and monthly actual results should be executed and interpreted for Management decision making supporting the education of Management as to the main financial assumptions and/or key business and variance drivers.

Support Management in development of financial Long Range Planning and/or Portfolio Management as well as tracking/monitoring progress, profitability and return on investment.

Financial expertise in evaluating and identifying the key issues and gaps in business performance and emerging business needs, deliver analyses that provide a foundation for management understanding and action.

Develop metrics and reports to identify activity level for monthly review with management to address performance as well as cost and spending drivers.

Provide business decision support as required, including meaningful, value added profitability analyses for new product concepts, new product launches, promotional programs, instrument placements, major customer, distribution channels, countries, Areas, and/or product lines to influence and counsel management in developing business and pricing strategies.

Develop flexible, comprehensive tools to support program proposals focused on ROI and fully burdened margin profitability to support various business needs, including training to improve the financial understanding of the key non-financial management & staff.

Maintain and develop system solutions and process improvements that meet the needs of the financial planning & reporting requirements.

Qualifications:

BS/BA in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance. MBA, CPA/CMA preferred. 10 years of finance experience (FP&A, Cost/General Accounting, and Financial Reporting). 4-6 years of supervisory 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.

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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