1+ months

Assistant Controller

Westfield, IN 46074

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Primary Job Function:
Responsible for the leadership and management of the Financial, Planning & Analysis function (FP&A), for assigned area(s).  Job also includes management responsibility for analysts and utilization of available accounting resources.  Main responsibilities of this position include oversight and coordination of all major planning activities (Plan, Update, LBEs, LRP), review of monthly spending performance, review of month-end close results, preparation and review of ad-hoc analysis (including cost/benefit, capital ROI analysis, forecast scenarios, and asset impairment reviews), clear identification of annual strategic path to achieve divisional and operational financial goals, financial education and training for operations extended leadership team and employee management and development.

Core Responsibilities:
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Employee management, coaching and development
  • Financial Education and Training for Operations Extended Leadership Team
  • Coordination of Scheduled Planning Activities
  • Ad-hoc Financial Analysis and requests
  • Clear Identification of Operational Path Required to Achieve Financial Goals
  • Month-end close and reporting (journal entry review, variance analysis and commentaries, performance reviews)

    Minimum Education:
    Four-year degree or equivalent experience in accounting or Finance.  Equivalent experience is defined as six years combined experience in the above areas. Advanced degree or CPA preferred.

    Position Accountability / Scope:
    Position requires interface with operations directors, managers and other members of the leadership team as required to manage cost center spending budgets, headcount management, distressed inventory strategies, accurate volume forecasting, overhead cost control and effective execution of planned cost improvement initiatives.

    Coordination and support for Finance related inquiries and audits (internal and external).

    Scope varies by assigned areas but generally includes oversight of spending in total annual budgets of approximately $300-500MM.

    Minimum Experience / Training Required
    8+ years of combined experience in accounting, financial planning and analysis, and/or internal or external financial audits (in addition to equivalent experience listed above, if applicable).Division: SH Structural Heart
    Travel: Not specified
    Medical Surveillance: No
    Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-05-01

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