Abbott Finance Manager - Abbott Diabetes Care in Alameda, California

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary

Responsible for creation and maintenance of annual budgets and periodic forecast updates.

Provide financial analysis and support to operating managers on strategic planning, budgeting and operations planning, performance monitoring and variance analysis. Assist in financial evaluation of future business opportunities. Perform ROI and payback analysis on new products and major capital expenditures.

Demonstrate an understanding of the application of the Quality Policy through daily activities.

Maintain vigilance to ensure adherence to the Quality Policy and system procedures by promptly reporting noncompliance issues to management Prioritize compliance to the QSR through ongoing support and communication of the Quality Policy. This will be accomplished through leading by example on a daily basis.

Review and prepare Plans, Updates, LBEs, LRPs and Monthly Reporting that meet timing and quality of presentation requirements, facilitating management review and decision making while ensuring integrity of the data and compliance with GAAP as well as Abbotts operating policies. Quality includes no omissions that could have been foreseen through reasonable internal review and relevant management reviews.

Develop and maintain a finance organization capable of meeting Division and Corporate requirements. Establish clear measureable goals for subordinates, and ensuring prompt corrective action for any noncompliance issues raised by subordinates.

Provide financial counsel and oversight for acquisitions, alliances and other strategic programs, including ad hoc analysis and decision support to all functions as needed.

Develop system solutions and process improvements that meet Planning and Reporting requirements.

Role includes high visibility with top Divisional and corporate management and interaction/coordination with international affiliates and functional groups including purchasing, tax, and legal.

Accountability/Scope/Budget

In providing financial analysis and support to operating managers on strategic planning, budgeting and operations planning, performance monitoring and variance analysis, inaccurate or incomplete information could result in financial exposure to the Company.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications:

BS or BA in Accounting, Finance, or Economics; MBA preferred. 5-7 years financial analysis experience. Ability to plan, implement, and administer financial information and control systems. Knowledge of the principles, processes and standards for integrated financial analysis and reporting. Highly proficient in Excel and powerpoint. Experience with IBM Cognos TM1 and SAP/Symphony a plus.

JOB FAMILY:

Financial Planning and Analysis

DIVISION:

ADC Diabetes Care

LOCATION:

United States > Alameda : Plaza 6 Building

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 5 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Yes

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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