Assistant Controller, Financial Planning and Analysis Manage

at Abbott in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

+ Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

+ Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

+ An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

+ Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save ( student debt program and FreeU ( education benefit – an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

+ A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

+ A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Lake Forest location in the Infectious Disease division.

As the Assistant Controller, you’ll support affiliates in activities related to accounting policies and procedures, consistent with General Accepted Accounting Practices, Corporate Financial Procedures, and sound business practices. Ensure reporting requirements to Division and Corporate are met in accordance with Corporate and Division calendars.

What You’ll Work On

Full accountability for managing and leading quarterly LBE and confirm process:

+ Define timetables and key tasks required to ensure delivery and reporting of LBE review package for Business Unit, Division and Corporate are met within established deadlines.

+ Serve as key liaison with Business Unit on all LBE related matters.

+ Lead consolidation, data review, review deck preparation and ensure integrity and accuracy of all data is maintained.

+ Ensure a robust planning system in Business Unit to meet Division requirements, recommend improvements to process to ensure efficient and timely results.

+ Provide financial guidance to the affiliates in the preparation of the budgets, sales and all relevant reporting requirements.

Lead the consolidation, monthly reporting and analysis of Infectious Disease Business Unit financial actual results including:

+ Ensure action taken on follow up items for Monthly finance meetings.

+ Monthly Performance Analysis Reports review with affiliates, follow through on actions.

+ Monthly Actual explanation of variances.

+ Recommend actions to ensure meeting targets or corrective actions.

+ Develop and track risks and opportunities.

+ Other Ad-hoc as required by Business Unit, Division, Corporate.

Lead the consolidation and analysis of ID Business Unit OEM including:

+ Define timetables and key tasks required to ensure delivery and reporting of OEM review package for Business Unit, Division and Corporate are met within established deadlines.

+ Lead consolidation, data review, review deck preparation and ensure integrity and accuracy of all data is maintained.

Lead and deliver financials and insights for monthly S&OP process:

+ Prepare monthly financial package for Executive S&OP (Division), provide insights and recommendations on outlook.

+ Preparation of monthly BU financial deck for S&OP meeting.

Fulfill all administrative responsibilities related to performance reviews, assigned personnel development, growth plan achievement for self and direct reports.

Required Qualifications

+ Finance or Accounting degree (CPA or equivalent), Economics or Business Administration

+ 10-15 years of experience in Financial Analysis, Planning or Reporting role in Multinational company environments

+ Strong Interpersonal skills, ability to interact with multiple management levels of the organization.

+ Strong business acumen and understanding of strategic drivers

+ 3-5 years of Supervisory or Managerial experience

+ Strong analytical and communication skills. Able to interact with Senior levels of organization

+ Fluent in English, written and oral

Preferred Qualifications

+ Graduate studies, MBA desired or Advanced degree desired

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  • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

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We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Abbott Molecular is a leader in molecular diagnostics and the analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins at the molecular level.

Our Point of Care diagnostic portfolio spans key heath and therapeutic areas, including infections disease, cardiometabolic, informatics and toxicology.

Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers.

Our rapid diagnostics solutions are helping address some of the world’s greatest healthcare challenges.

The base pay for this position is $136,000.00 – $272,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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

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Job Posting: JC248600360

Posted On: Sep 27, 2023

Updated On: Oct 16, 2023

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