Abbott Junior Auditor in Dublin, Ireland

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 10 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Finance Shared Services Centre (FSSC)

Abbott Ireland support a number of Abbott’s European businesses and are in the process of setting up a Finance SSC in Ireland (Cherrywood) to maximize the scope of services. You will be working as part of a dynamic and diverse organisation alongside outstanding people who are forward thinking, collaborative and recognised leaders in their areas. We can offer an excellent benefits package including a clear career development path. We invest in our people’s ongoing learning and professional development.

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We are looking for a Compliance Analyst/ Junior Auditor to join our team in the Finance Shared Services Centre on a permanent basis:

The Compliance Analyst/ Junior Auditor must be able to manage interactions at many levels of Abbott, from the divisional, regional and corporate management teams to the internal and potentially 3rd party outsource shared services teams to establish and sustain the internal control framework and deliver to commitments.

Support SOX Controls Monitoring– Interim and Year End

  • Template Updates – coordinating with Hub to ensure templates are accurately updated. Assist in standardization/harmonization of templates

  • Assist in data collection for SOX template testing

  • Perform required SOX testing

  • For any issues highlighted during testing, follow up with team to ensure alignment around test results and remediation activities

Controls documentation updates

  • Support Controls Documentation Updates– For harmonization of controls, coordinating with Operations team to write- up/update the internal controls descriptions and finalize proposed test scripts

Support for internal audit testing for shared services Hub and outsource service provider

  • Assist in audit coordination working with Hub operations team

  • Ensure alignment of Internal Audit requests in line with Hub scope

  • Work with Hub to fulfill audit requests

  • Assist in overall management of timely audit deliverables

  • Track findings/remediation plans

Support SOD review and mitigation in partnership with Hub Operations Team

  • Support periodic SOD reviews for key ERPs used by Hub

  • Support implementation of mitigation control required for identified SODs

Migration/Integration activities

  • Work with project and operational teams to ensure smooth transition of controls as part of finance migration/integration projects

Minimum Experience

  • Understanding of internal control elements. Minimum one to two years experience performing operational and financial audits, including SOX compliance work

  • Experience developing and providing oversight for audit plans and control reviews

  • Exposure in General Accounting experience in a finance function

  • Strong communication skills (oral, written and listening)

  • Good knowledge of general accounting & reporting concepts and processes

  • Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

  • Ability to perform risk assessments

  • Ability to develop control and audit risk mitigation strategies

  • Analytical skills

  • Good Microsoft Excel skills

Preferred Experience

  • Graduate in Finance or Business

  • Qualified/Part-Qualified ACCA, ACA, CIMA or other accountancy degree

  • Experience managing communications and responses to audit teams and local statutory and regulatory authorities a plus

  • Able to work effectively in a team environment

  • Excellent analytical skills, disciplined initiative & follow-up approach

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Highly organized & Ability to meet strict deadlines

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