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Abbott

Financial Analyst (31019262)

Pharmaceuticals

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

Plymouth, Minnesota, United States

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

For years, Abbott’s MEDICAL DEVICES businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it’s glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine finger sticks.

Position Summary:

We are currently recruiting for a Financial Analyst to support Abbott’s Structural Heart (SH) Division in our Plymouth, MN location. This position is a key value-added role within SH Operations Finance that partners with various levels of leadership to drive financial ownership, cost efficiency, and process improvement. You will be responsible for complex, timely, and accurate financial planning, forecasting, and reporting for the business. Additionally, you will be providing standard cost analysis, manufacturing network strategy, and process improvement.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Consolidate financials from various global manufacturing sites and Divisional cost centers and provide succinct effective communication to leadership on business performance to identify opportunities and drive improvement. Scope includes Month-End Close, Quarterly Forecasts, Annual Plan & Standard Costs.
  • Develop budgets in support of Annual Plan and Quarterly Forecasts for Divisional cost centers. Perform variance analysis and identify key drivers in support of business decisions. Conduct regular financial reviews with business partners to communicate financial performance and business issues. Provide valuable insight to influence business to achieve financial goals.
  • Execute Month-End Close process including journal entries preparation, spending/headcount review, variance analyses, and reporting of monthly results to management.
  • Provide ad-hoc analyses to support complex decision making within global manufacturing operations and present recommendations to management. Serve as financial lead in cross-functional team environments.
  • Identify areas that can be improved and constructively propose new solutions that drive efficiencies. Develop and utilize sound financial processes to drive improved business performance.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • 4+ years of Financial Planning and Analysis experience
  • Advanced level of proficiency with Excel (e.g. Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, other functionalities)
  • Proficiency with PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate
  • Ability to articulate financial results based on audience
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • Progressive accounting and/or financial planning and analysis experience in a cost accounting/manufacturing industry environment
  • Experience with SAP ERP and Hyperion Planning/Essbase systems
  • Ability to manage tight time commitments in high-pressure situations
  • Ability to work effectively under uncertainties and flexibility to meet changing priorities in a proactive manner
  • Strong results orientation and bias for action including a high degree of initiative and self-motivation in understanding business needs and leading others to meet those needs

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

· A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority

· Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled

· Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

· Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

· Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

· Paid time off

· 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

· The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

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Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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