Abbott Senior Manager Financial Planning & Analysis in Lake Forest, Illinois

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.

Primary Job Function:

Responsible for financial planning, reporting, analysis for Abbot Diagnostics Division US Commercial Operations. Provide analytical support to Area VP, Area Controller, and Area Marketing and Service Departments, assisting them in the assessing operational activities and/or marketing opportunities. Create and implement specific financial procedures across the Area. Support yearly external and internal audits in the countries. Lead the implementation of Area Financial Planning Information Systems in the countries as well as the training of the Controllers in these systems.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. Provide senior management with accurate and timely actual sales, P&L and balance sheet results. Provide senior management with accurate and timely Plan/Update/LBE information. Participate actively in the Area Meeting Review held for each planning cycle. Train country controllers and Financial Teams in the implementation procedures related of internal control and financial analysis. Participate in Area-Wide financial professional recruiting and retention activities. Provide assistance and support to Regional and Country Controllers in the application of Abbott Financial Procedures and Policies. Elaborate and implement specific financial procedures across the area. Develop Country/Area financial procedures as required. Prepare and coordinate the entire Financial Planning cycles for the Area countries and headquarters. Support the Area VP and Area Controllers in the decision-making process during Area Reviews with the countries by means of both an active participation during the meetings, and in-depth analysis and challenge of the financial information sent by the countries.

Position Accountability / Scope:

The FP&A Senior Manager supports the financial planning, reporting, and analysis for the US Commercial Operations that generates revenues of nearly $1B.

Minimum Education:

Undergraduate in Accounting and Finance required. CPA or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business highly desired.

Minimum Experience / Training Required:

8+ experience in Accounting, Finance, and/or Business. Knowledge of Abbott planning, reporting, and consolidation systems. Working experience at Affiliate or Regional finance organization level desired.

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