Abbott Financial Analyst - Abbott Nutrition - Lake County, IL in Abbott Park, Illinois

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.

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.

Founded in 1903 and restructured to focus on innovative nutrition products, the company that evolved into Abbott Nutrition built its reputation on nutritional excellence through solid scientific advances. We are a worldwide leader in nutrition science, research, and development.

Abbott Nutrition is a division of Abbott, the global, broad-based health care company. Every day, our global team of scientists is working hard to discover and develop nutritional and related health care products that advance the quality of life for people of all ages.

Health care professionals and their patients trust us to provide cutting-edge nutrition products that meet changing nutrition needs. And we deliver on their expectations—providing a vast array of nutritional and therapeutic products that help babies and children grow, work to keep bodies strong, and support the unique needs of patients with chronic illnesses.

We are behind some of the world's most trusted names in pediatric, adult, and healthy living nutritional product brands such as:

•Similac® Advance®, Similac Expert Care® Alimentum®, and Similac® Soy Isomil® in infant formulas

•PediaSure® and Pedialyte® for children

•Ensure® and ZonePerfect® for active adults

•Glucerna® for people with diabetes

•EAS® for elite athletes and fitness enthusiasts

This position will report directly to the ANSC Operations FP&A Manager and act as a financial partner and provide support to Abbott Nutrition Supply Chain Global Operations with a focus on Nutrition’s manufacturing plants. Individual will work across multiple organizations, functions and plants in the execution of responsibilities. In addition, the position will afford the individual an excellent opportunity to interface with all levels of management both in Operations and Finance and gain exposure to a variety of operational issues, processes, and projects. The role affords an individual an ideal opportunity to broaden their experience and gain high visibility within the organization.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Standard cost analysis & cost estimates on new products, financial support for ANSC strategic initiatives/projects, ANSC financial forecast and modeling for LBEs, development of financial support for Plans and business reviews.

  • The role works closely with plant and division finance staff members and will develop a good understanding of ANSC standard setting process which will help the individual contribute in numerous ways within the role.

  • Working with ANSC plant controllers/staff and division staff, help pull together overall ANSC Operations quarterly LBE’s and related supporting analytics.

  • Standards process/Plan- participate in coordinating and supporting overall process including cost change dynamics as well as other analytics. If feasible, supplement plant finance team to further understanding of standards process and as a development opportunity.

  • Help drive financial process improvements, standardization across both NA operations as well as overall ANSC and international counterparts, as appropriate.

  • Other adhoc/special projects, leadership requests, etc. as needed.

Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • Position requires 2 - 6 years of Accounting and/or Finance experience.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Able to operate independently with minimal supervision.

  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills; able to work effectively across organizations as well as all levels of management.

  • Ability to prioritize and balance the demands of a variety of customers.

  • Proficient in Excel.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA or MBA a plus.

Travel: 5%

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 corpjat@abbott.com