Abbott Accounts Payable Analyst in Leinster, Ireland

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 74,000 people.

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,200 people across 11 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 and support operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport. 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.

Position Summary:

The Regional STP Analyst x 3 is accountable to perform/review the day-to-day Shared Services STP operations for the region including but not limited to: (a) Accounts Payable, Payments, reconciliations and accruals; (b) vendor enablement to support the automation of the disbursements processes (c) any tax, VAT processing applicable to the assigned region, (d) exception processes, and (e) supporting the sub-ledger close processes on a period, quarter, and annual basis.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Perform and coordinate the STP activities for Shared Services

  • Assist the STP Regional Team Lead in performing, facilitating, and reviewing day to day disbursements operation within the center and the 3rd party provider

  • Assure processing is performed within standards and allows for service level attainment

  • Assist in issue resolution with or between internal contributors or external parties to the process

  • Perform disbursements functions within the defined process standards.

  • Assist the Regional STP Lead in developing and reviewing scorecard results for Accounts Payable and T&E in the region.

  • Continuously improve process design focusing on simplification, standardization, quality improvement and cost minimization

  • The Regional STP Analyst supports the Regional STP Lead to execute Accounts Payable (AP) and Travel and Entertainment (T&E) processes in the regional Shared Service center and with the 3rd party outsource locations supporting the region.

Minimum Education

  • BA degree in Business or Accounting

Minimum Experience

  • 5 plus years of AP experience inclusive of all aspects of Accounts Payable and Travel and Entertainment

  • Purchasing/Procurement experience a plus

  • Prior recent experience working in a SSC environment preferred.

  • Experience with 3rd party outsource providers preferred

  • Strong ability to interact with internal and external parties at various levels

  • Attentive to detail with a propensity for continuous improvement

Preferred Experience

  • SAP

  • Other non-SAP Platform/ERP experience a plus

  • SRM / ARIBA Purchasing Platform experience a plus

Minimum Language Skills: English and other European language (Desirable but not essential)

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