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Abbott Senior Financial Analyst in Lake Forest, 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.

Global Commercial Operations Job Description:

The Global Commercial Operations FP&A team is responsible for supporting the Abbott Diagnostics commercial organization for financial analysis, reporting, forecasting/budgeting, and additional ad hoc requests.

This position will develop a deep understanding of the commercial team’s role in driving profitability for Abbott’s global business. The individual will gain expertise in Abbott’s product offerings, local business dynamics, and business strategy, all while establishing efficient processes and tools to analyze and grow the business.

Key Responsibilities:

Support the Abbott Diagnostics Commercial organization through detailed financial analysis, business support, and ad hoc reporting. Some activities may include:

  • Monthly review and analysis of actual results compared to benchmarks and metrics.

  • Extensive P&L trend analysis for all 7 global commercial areas and 3 business units.

  • Profit Center management including payroll, project expense tracking, monthly reporting, etc.

  • Prepare monthly reports for senior management.

  • Assist in identification and implementation of process improvements.

  • Preparation of LBE (latest best estimate) forecasts.

  • Exposure to international P&Ls/exchange rates.

  • Interaction with different levels of management, both finance and commercial.

  • Financial modeling with extensive use of Excel.

  • Special Ad Hoc projects.


  • Minimum of 2-4 years finance/accounting experience. Previous commercial / FP&A experience preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft office suite, primarily Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to work independently and with senior management.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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