Abbott Junior Accountant (m/f) in Wiesbaden-Delkenheim, Germany

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

In Germany, Abbott has approximately 2,700 employees working in manufacturing, research and development, logistics, sales and marketing. They are located at Abbott`s German headquarters in Wiesbaden and its sites in Hanover, Neustadt am Rübenberge, Wetzlar, Eschborn and Witten. St. Jude Medical is now Abbott.

Abbott is looking for a Junior Accountant Entity Controlling (m/f) , based in Wiesbaden.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist and maintain the documented system of accounting policies and procedures

  • Assist with the management of outsourced functions and hub service providers for assigned entity

  • Prepare and document complex journal entries and provide to service hub for posting

  • Assist with finished goods inventory costing in SAP as required

  • Oversee the quality of the accounting provided by outsourcer and hub shared service organizations including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives

  • Apply analytical methods for the controlling of outsourcer and hub shared service providers.

  • Work with other team members in the provision of entity controlling activities

  • Assist for assigned entity regarding internal and external audits

  • Assist as point of contact for all divisions operating within assigned entity

  • Assist and coordinate master data management requests from corporate

  • Support the quarterly and year-end close processes to ensure accurate and timely US GAAP and HGB (annual only) reporting.

Qualifications:

  • University of Equivalent Finance degree with a focus on accounting and controlling

  • CPA or European equivalent, preferred

  • 1 to 3 years experience in Accounting in an international company

  • Strong US GAAP and HGB accounting knowledge and skills

  • Experience with close processes for quarterly and year-end

  • Experience in consolidation matters would be an advantage

  • SAP ECC 6 experience in the FI/CO modules

  • Excellent financial analysis skills

  • Strong PC skills in Excel and MS-Office

  • Results and goal oriented.

  • Hands-on and self starter mentality

  • Strong communication skills

  • Flexibility and willingness to take on challenges

  • Fluent in English and German

Abbott Germany has a range and variety of jobs on offer in a positive and dynamic environment that allows you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. We provide development opportunities as part of our comprehensive Talent Management Program. Your contribution to the company’s success will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. We offer comprehensive benefits to suit the lifestyles of all our employees, from a retirement plan that is far above market average, a save-as-you-earn program, to educational scholarships for children, and health management initiatives for staff and their dependents.

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.

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 corpjat@abbott.com