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Abbott Sr Finance Manager - BTS in Abbott Park, Illinois

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Sr. Finance Manager of Business Technology and Solutions (BTS) is a key leadership role within the Finance team that is closely aligned with the BTS Chief of Staff and supports strategy development as well as execution. As examples, this position coordinates the World Wide IT Spend process as well as key initiatives such Technical Currency for Abbott from a financial perspective. In addition, this position oversees financial process and activities for the BTS Infrastructure organization.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive results through innovative value creation and initiatives: Serve as business partner to BTS. Evaluate and provide recommendations, including external insights and data points, to achieve strategic imperatives and sustainability in the most efficient manner. Act as an anticipative and integrative thinker who can advise IT partners and other stakeholders.

  • Develop insightful and accurate financial forecasts : Ensure short and long-term financial forecasts are presented in a meaningful way. Develop, implement and oversee processes to deliver those forecasts as well as reporting of the organization’s cost and value while aligning financial impacts across Abbott in a transparent manner. Successfully manage risks and opportunities through the use of external and internal signals and data. Prepare contingency plans in advance.

  • Clearly communicate IT’s impact: In conjunction with IT leadership, develop and deliver clear, concise and relevant communication, including Executive Updates and Request for Capital Expenditures (RCE’s). Understand and synthesize complex, technical issues and details. Summarize with relevancy and clarity, both verbally and written.

  • Ensure accurate Financial Reporting and Compliance: Oversee financial results as provided by Corporate Financial Services (CFS). Provide clear and meaningful financial reporting. Continuously improve processes, drive standardization and leverage Shared Services. Ensure compliance and champion internal controls and procedures.

  • Develop talent: Attract talent and actively promote a positive, team environment by coaching and mentoring. Prioritize development and continuous learning. Support the Corporate FP&A Talent Pipeline program, including interns.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Driver of change, exceptional business partnering and strategic thinking skills

  • Provides financial leadership, with strong analytical and problem–solving skills; ability to work across functions and organizations in a global environment

  • Excellent communication skills with all levels and functions; capable of presenting complex financial information in easy-to-understand formats and terms

  • Operates independently and excels in a complex, multi-faceted business

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities

  • Attention to detail, quality and compliance focus

  • Attracts and develops talent, strong coaching and team-building skills

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 8+ years accounting and financial planning experience. CPA, CMA or MBA preferred.

  • Proficient with financial modeling, systems, tools including Excel, Hyperion Essbase and SAP.

  • Prior IT or Operations financial support experience highly desirable.

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

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