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Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A - Core Dx Center of Excellence

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS:The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.WHAT YOU'LL DOCenter of Excellence Description:The Core Diagnostics (Dx) DHQ Center of Excellence is a best in class FP&A organization that drives standardization and efficiencies across Core Dx, provides insightful and value added analytics, and serves as a talent pipeline into the division. - The Center of Excellence is responsible for the preparation and analytical review of cost center budgets and other standard financial reports, spanning across Commercial, DHQ, IT, Marketing, and R&D organizations for Month-end actuals, LBE's and confirmations. - Analytical review includes understanding of the key causals that drive change versus multiple benchmarks. - On-going process initiatives are also required to improve and strengthen financial processes, procedures, and systems supporting these areas of responsibility.Responsibilities:Support the Core Diagnostics Finance areas with a wide variety of financial analysis and projects. - This Senior Financial Analyst role will have the following core job responsibilities: -- -Responsible for the preparation of DHQ cost center budgets and forecasting, including preparation of commentary for variances to prior forecasts, and monthly variances to benchmarks- Prepare journal entries and assist in month end close as needed to ensure proper accounting at the functional and departmental level. Assuring accuracy of financial transactions and reporting- -Support preparation of executive level presentations for internal reviews- Assist in preparation of tax requests and ad-hoc analyses as necessary- -Consolidate LBE schedules for total Core Dx for submission to Corporate-Assist in project tracking and RCE creation for division and IT projects as needed-Identify, assess, and implement process improvements as needed-Interaction with different levels of management, both finance and operational, including frequent presentations to the Core Dx IT DVP-Financial modeling with extensive use of Excel-Creation of SOPs (standard operating procedures) for repeatable tasks-Special Ad Hoc projectsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRINGRequired

  • Minimum of 3-5 years finance/accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with senior management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skillsWHAT WE OFFER - -At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: -
    • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance - -
    • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans - -
    • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs -
    • Paid time off - -
    • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match -
    • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities -Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:--- - -Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. -Connect with us at, on LinkedIn at, on Facebook at and on Twitter

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Lake Forest , Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A - Core Dx Center of Excellence, Accounting, Auditing , Lake Forest, California

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