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Abbott Senior Accountant in Orlando, Florida


At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Orlando site is part of Global Business Services (GBS). GBS has a global accountability to deliver an exceptional customer experience and create business value through compliance, standardization and data analytics. The GBS group fosters a collaborative, team focused and winning environment where employees are accountable and encouraged to develop themselves. The SeniorAccountant is a key member of the finance team supporting the consolidation and reporting of monthly results. This team member will work closely with all operational aspects of the business to support day-to-day and month end accounting functions with quality, accuracy and integrity. This individual will own delegated accounts and have an intimate understanding of the financial statements produced to ensure compliance. The role will be challenged to seek, propose, and drive process improvements across their related areas of responsibilities. The ideal candidate is someone who approaches tasks with an innovative, service-oriented mindset, and utilizes in-depth understanding of accounting principles, and company practices to achieve results.


  • Preparation and review ofconsolidated financial statements ensuring accuracy and completeness whileidentifying andresearching trends/variances

  • Prepares and reviews journal entries

  • Deep understanding of financialaccounting concepts

  • Partners with internal customers to gaincomprehensive business knowledge within Abbott Rapid Diagnostics

  • Conduct and document complex financialprocesses

  • Interprets results autonomously using avariety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation viastatistical analysis to complex data mining

  • Understands data validation techniques

  • Regularly ensures that reportingdelivered to internal customers is accurate, rich in actionable contentand useful

  • Liaison with leaders and presentfinancial reporting on various requests related to variances, cause ofchanges, or current business needs

  • Support ad hoc analysis and specialprojects on an as needed basis

  • Makes recommendations based on analysisand status of reserves, assets, and expenditures

  • Reviews journal entries of junior staffensuring accuracy

  • Trains and mentors’ junior staff

  • Owns, supports, analyzes, and preparesassigned account reconciliations

  • Assists with financial and tax audits

  • Aids in documenting and monitoringcontrols to support audit team

  • Coordinates complex accounting projectsand initiatives with other members of the finance team and/or otherdepartments


To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.


  • Bachelors Degreein Accounting, or related required, CPA or MBA a plus

  • 5+ years Accounting experience required


  • Experience with SAP preferred

  • Business Analytics tool experience a plus

  • Advanced experience in Excel and proficiency with Microsoft OfficeSuite (Outlook, Access, Word, Powerpoint

  • Excellent attention to detail, well-organized, and highlyaccountable

  • Exceptional analytical insight, prioritization, and problem-solvingskills

  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with limitedguidance

  • Self motivated, action oriented individual with the perseverance topush high value projects through to completion

  • Developed time management and priority setting skills required towork in an often ambiguous and constantly changing business environment

  • Demonstrated ability to succinctly present complex analysis to alllevels within the organization


  • Functional/Technical Skills

  • Communicates Effectively

  • Problem Solving

  • Financial Acumen

  • Manages Complexity

  • Business Acumen

  • Resourcefulness

  • Presentation Skills

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

About Abbott

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.

An equal opportunity employer, Abbottwelcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please send an email to

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email