Abbott Controller in Sylmar, California

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.

Responsible for the full range of controllership disciplines involving financial reporting; planning, consolidations, analysis and financial controls in support of various functional areas in Operations (QA, Engineering, Supply Chain and Site Controllership.

Main Responsibilities


  • Provide business support and financial counsel and direction to Functional DVP/Director based on area supported (e.g.

  • DVP QA/RA/MA and Director of Engineering/DVP Global Supply Chain/Site Director) and their respective staffs.

  • This includes support in the establishment of goals; strategies; priorities and tactics.

  • Deputize for Divisional Controller.

  • AV Operations as required supporting DVP/Director Operations and their staff.


1) Set expectations of the financial organization's role in support of the business strategies; including alignment with other functional organizations.

2) Manage the development; consolidations; analysis; and explanation/publication of Plan; Update; and LBEs of the Responsibility Income Statement; Investment Responsibility; Net Personnel; and Capital Authorizations / Cash Flow for Functional Area Supported.

3) Manage the actual financial accounting and reporting for Functional Area Supported including ensuring the accuracy of financial information and related operational metrics including comparisons to appropriate benchmarks.

4) Create ad hoc analysis for use in addressing business issues and strategic opportunities.


Establish and maintain internal processes, procedures, and controls to ensure the integrity of financial assets and accuracy of financial statements and forecasts in compliance with Division/Corporate financial policies and procedures and SOX requirements.


Accountable to functional DVP/Director or Divisional Controller for accurate and complete financial information in support of operational decisions and maintaining all required internal and external controls to safeguard Company Assets and comply with all financial and other requirements (SOX/CFMs/GMP etc). Accountable to the relevant functional DVP/Director for accurate and complete financial analysis in support of the functional Plans; Updates and actuals and maintaining all appropriate controls.


Bachelor’s degree; preferably in finance or accounting. CPA or MBA strongly encouraged. Ten or more years of diverse financial experience including factory cost, operations support, FP&A, general accounting, and project support. Four or more years of experience at the management level in finance. Strong leadership and communication skills.

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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