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Senior Financial Analyst (31029561)




Full Time


Lake Forest, Illinois, 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.

Job Title

Senior Financial Analyst-FP&A

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

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 [Register to View] student debt program and [Register to View] 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

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst within our Abbott Rapid Diagnostics business located at Lake Forest, IL. In this role, you will ensure the Infectious Disease Developed Markets business unit (ID-DM) leadership has accurate and timely financial data to support decision making. This opportunity with Abbott’s Rapid Diagnostics Division (ARDx) ID-DM finance team is for a result driven and well-organized individual with strong analytical, communication, financial systems, and Excel skills. This role reports to the ARDx IDD FP&A Manager and will primarily be responsible for various RLBE/Planning and month-end activities


  • Support the ID-DM LBE/Planning Process, including the development of region templates, P&L consolidation, uploading forecasts in planning system, and completing Division finance templates with commentary and explanations of significant variances.
  • Prepare and consolidate LBE Confirmations.
  • Prepare IDD Actuals P&L with comparisons vs. Benchmarks.
  • Provide support on monthly and quarterly reporting deliverables including analysis of trends and comparisons vs. benchmarks, and preparation of monthly Actuals package.
  • Support preparation of executive level presentations for internal reviews
  • Prepare journal entries and assist in month end close as needed to ensure proper accounting at the functional level.
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and schedules based on needs of Finance leadership and ARDx management to support decision-making process. Deliver quality results within established deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ in Finance/ Accounting, Business, or Economics.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years finance/accounting experience in a fast-paced work environment with frequent deadlines; ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks.
  • Previous experience working with large amounts of data and proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint. Solid accounting knowledge and strong technical systems skills such as SAP and Hyperion preferred.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, variance analysis skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and with senior management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of internal clients. Flexible and well-organized with a strong attention to detail and ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Minimal to no travel required.

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