Abbott Financial Analyst in Heerlen, Netherlands

We are looking for a Financial Analyst to join our team in Heerlen

Abbott Vascular Netherlands B.V. is one of the two tier 1 distribution Centers for Abbott Vascular. The Distribution Centre distributes products directly to end customers through Europe, to Tier 2 Dc’s, and to Distributors in the rest of the world. The local finance team consist of Financial Analysts, Business system analysts, and Transfer Price Specialists. The team works as business partner together with operational managers and their direct reports.

The Financial Analyst will be expected to work in close cooperation with Sr. Financial Analysts to prepare accurate financial analyses and reports. The role works with financial service providers and the local operational team. The Financial Analyst reports to the Finance Director.

Primary objective of the position

  • In close collaboration with the Senior Financial Analyst provide Management with analyses and advices, based on financial information focused on stakeholders needs, and in particular on the business needs. Closely follow up internal developments in his/her unit (business model, product portfolio, customer segmentation, financial structures).

  • Maintain updated knowledge of contents and tools of the financial databases, in order to be autonomous in getting information and reports.

  • Compute and develop the budget for the own perimeter.

  • Identify the reasons for the variances, and discuss possible solutions with the management.

  • Participate to initiatives and projects.

  • Closely follow up overall political and economic evolutions and market evolutions in the unit’s supplier and/or customer market.

  • Acquire and maintain in-depth knowledge of functional systems (e.g. SAP).


  • Analyze and validate all financial and non-financial data in close collaboration with the Senior Financial Analyst. ,

  • Prepare monthly reports, based on standards, for the management, including analyses.

  • Collect local business information to propose accruals to local accounting, in order to reflect business operations in the P&L of the month (if applicable).

  • Check reliability of cost accounting key figures (product costing, key activities and quantities) in order to ensure the quality of the profitability analysis.

  • Prepare local data and reports (Fixed Costs, Efficiency, Purchase Price Variance, CAPEX and Working Capital).

  • Provide all required information to internal and external auditors.

  • Ensure the financial follow-up of non-consolidated companies and take necessary actions if deviations are detected.

  • Support within own perimeter the management through advice, information and financial expertise.

Educational background and Work Experience

  • Higher Professional Education degree or University degree in Business Administration/ Finance or Accounting.

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience within a (preferably in international finance).

  • Prior experience of delivering complex data sets within given deadlines, while having strong informal influence skills.towards the commercial partners who need to provide the input.

  • Fluent (spoken and written) in English and Dutch.

What can we offer you?

Abbott provides a varied, challenging and international position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment. In our organization, you can count on excellent primary and secondary benefits, a positive working atmosphere, a personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities and good career perspective. We are in the business of advancement, both in health solutions and in the lives and careers of our employees. Our work across the world and in many areas of healthcare provides a rich environment for our employees to explore career paths, interests and opportunities.

How to apply?

If you are appealed by Abbott, looking for a job with meaning and recognize yourself in the outlined profile, please make your interest known. You can apply via our website ( ) with your resume and letter of application. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments referring this job profile to Meltem Cakir, .

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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