Abbott Financial Analyst (FIN/FA/PROF1/5051/164) 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.

Responsible for financial planning, reporting and analysis.

Prepares financial plans and forecasts based on performance expectations.

Gathers and publishes financial information related to historical, current and future performance.

Performs financial analysis utilizing appropriate financial concepts and techniques.

Recommends alternative courses of action.

Main Responsibilities:

Develop detailed financial forecasts incorporating historic, trended and current business information.

Monitor functional and departmental spending versus budget by highlighting material variances using system generated detail and trend reports.

Prepare journal entries and assist in month end close as needed to ensure proper accounting at the functional and departmental level.

Prepare and distribute financial reports and packages by gathering and analyzing information related to current performance.

Perform financial analysis and project work, as directed by management.

Develop and utilize sound financial processes.

Accountability/Scope:

Cultivates a wide range of internal networks and begins to develop an external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks.

May demonstrate basic project management skills by acting as a project lead on small, well defined projects.

Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule. Exercises authority and judgment within defined limits to determine appropriate action.

Works under limited supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS

Four-year degree is required.

2+ years of experience in financial planning and analysis preferred.

THIS POSITION CAN BE HIRED AS A GRADE

12 OR GRADE 14 DEPENDING ON THE EXPERIENCE OF THE SELECTED CANDIDATE.

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