Abbott Assistant Controller in Austin, Texas

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.

We are hiring for an experienced Assistant Controller to support our high growth Neuromodulation division. The main functions of this position include (1) the oversight and coordination of the Division's financial planning activities including the compilation, analysis, and distribution of management review packages for Long Range Plans, Plans, Updates, and Latest Best Estimates (LBEs), (2) oversight of the preparation and analysis of Division Office P&Ls for the above planning activities as well as for month – end Actuals, (3) being the liaison between Division Finance and the various divisional financial planning groups around the world plus Corporate Finance, and (4) oversight of all Division-level daily and month-end sales reporting.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Coordination of all scheduled POC planning activities (such as the creation and distribution of all division-level templates, schedules, instructions, guidelines and calendars);

  • Employee management, coaching, and development for exempt individuals;

  • Month-end close and reporting for Division Office (journal entry review, variance analysis and commentaries, etc.);

  • Coordinate financial submissions to Corporate via follow-through (via various divisional finance groups) of management review, finance-related action items;

  • Oversee all Division-level daily, month–end and ad hoc sales reporting activities;

  • Perform and / or coordinate ad hoc analyses (such as forecast scenarios) for Division Controller, upper-level management and Corporate.

Position Accountability / Scope

This position interacts regularly with VPs, directors, managers, and individual contributors in various divisions/organizations and represents the Division finance function when working with Corporate groups such as Financial Planning and Analysis, Reporting, Legal, and Tax. This position is responsible for the overall financial planning process and the integrity / accuracy of the Division's financials included in reviews and ensures proper coordination across the division commercially – US, EMEA, Asia Pac, Japan, and CALA – as well as Operations, R&D, and other internal functional areas.

Minimum Education

  • Four- year degree or equivalent experience in accounting, financial planning and analysis, or financial auditing. Equivalent experience is defined as six years experience in accounting.

  • CPA strongly preferred.

Minimum Experience / Training Re quired

  • 15 years of relevant work experience

  • Manufacturing and Operations background, specifically with plant controller oversight

  • Emerging Markets P&L management experience

  • Pricing and contracting experience

  • Distributor oversight and channel SOP background

  • Joint Venture and M&A background

  • Medical Device Experience

  • 5 years minimum experience in a MNC managing a large FP&A team with a >$500MM P&L

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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