Abbott Manager Financial Planning 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.

This financial leader is responsible for providing financial support and counsel to divisional senior financial and executive management in the following specific activities: financial planning and analysis, forecasting, management financial reporting, internal controls and asset management. Comprehensively oversee, direct and coordinate key aspects of the Financial Planning processes and ensure alignment with Abbott Corporate and business requirements.

This position is responsible to establish, develop and implement appropriate procedures to ensure the planning process provides an efficient and effective tool for senior management and that planning requirements and expected outcomes are achieved.

Manage and coordinate with senior staff the preparation business review presentations and related backup/analysis. The presentation, backup, and analysis must be comprehensive and include the assessment of all data and assumptions, used in the planning development, for reasonableness and the degree of achievability of these forecasts.

Responsible for integrity and validity of financial information, which is critical to the organization in making timely and informed business decisions which support Division/Corporate goals and objectives.

Manage and maintain capital planning calendar, activities and financial templates to support Plan/LBE/Actual requirements across the division. Monitor progress of capital planning process with CFP&A and prepare reports/analysis to support Plan/LBE/Actual requirements for Capital Authorizations, CAPEX and Project Expense. Ensure alignment of capital planning timing and financials with Corporate FP&A.

Maintain close relationship with key business partners. Responsible for understanding drivers in these key areas to make sure consolidated results are reflective of business drivers.

Prepare various management presentations, relevant data, financial analyses, special projects and related consultation to senior divisional management in planning and achieving short and long term financial objectives.

Oversee and coordinate internal key management financial reporting for the business area.

Recruit, retain and mentor finance team members. Ensure finance team members have the appropriate training, coaching and rotational opportunities to develop broad based financial management professionals to support business needs.

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