Abbott Sr. Financial Analyst - Operations - Medical Device in St. Paul, Minnesota

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Conducts complex financial planning, analysis and reporting activities for the assigned entity/ies. Makes recommendations to entity leadership to reach revenue targets, achieve annual operating plan commitments and strategic plan commitments. Provides guidance to less experienced financial analysts​

  • Performs financial planning and analysis activities for assigned entity/ies which may include any combination of the following areas: revenue recognition, shareholder value, market modeling, business development, profit and loss, budgeting, gross margin, workforce planning, investments, cash flow management, , finance system planning, etc.

  • Provides sophisticated reporting to management due to extensive knowledge of finance systems and high familiarity of the entity operations.

  • Create action plans, solicit buy in and implement plans based on analysis and reporting results.

  • Serves as subject matter expert for assigned entity and leads special projects as assigned by finance department.

  • Provides month end analysis and commentary related to the financial close cycle. Analyzes actual operating results compared to plan and forecast and quantifies variance and their impact.

  • Executes annual goals as assigned based on entity/ies operating plans and department needs.

  • Prepares consolidated reporting and analysis for annual and quarterly planning cycles.

  • Develops and implements common financial procedures and processes within the team.

  • Collaborates with other leaders to ensure proper accounting and forecasting of entity financial results.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

General Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field.

  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in all phases of financial planning and analysis, general or cost accounting , or budgeting and planning in a complex multi-site corporate or manufacturing environment.

  • Medical device experience preferred

  • Strong experience and proficiency with finance/accounting related software packages

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

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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