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Job: Senior Financial Analyst - North America Manufacturing HQ - Nutrition - Columbus OH
Operations, Production & Supply Chain, Financial Management, Other Finance role
Full Time Job
Posted on: August 05, 2020
Locations: USA (Ohio)
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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.

Senior Financial Analyst

Our location in Columbus OH, currently has an opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst.

This position will report directly to the North America (NA) Manufacturing Sr Finance Mgr. and act as a financial partner and provide support to Abbott Nutrition Supply Chain (ANSC) North America Mfg. Operations. Individual will work across multiple organizations, functions and plants in the execution of responsibilities. In addition, the position will afford the individual an excellent opportunity to interface with all levels of management (including senior management) both in Operations and Finance and gain exposure to a variety of operational issues, processes, and projects. The role affords an individual an ideal opportunity to broaden their experience and gain high visibility within the organization.

Working with plant controllers/staff and NA controller, responsible to lead pulling together overall NA quarterly LBE’s, related supporting analytics as well as helping develop and deliver concise/insightful presentation of key business drivers. Participate in plant reviews as well as overall NA presentations to leadership.
Responsible in leading and providing overall support for North America operations monthly actual results (including P&L and investment responsibility), monthly business review analytics, as well as coordinate financial impacts of monthly S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) volume dynamics and overall mfg. volume analytics in LBEs/Plans/ad hoc.
Standards process/Plan- supporting overall process including cost change dynamics as well as other analytics. If feasible, supplement plant finance team to further understanding of standards process and as a development opportunity.
Help drive financial process improvements, standardization across both NA operations as well as overall ANSC and international counterparts, as appropriate.
Further responsibilities of the position include standard cost analysis & cost estimates on new products, financial support for ANSC strategic initiatives/projects, ANSC financial forecast and modeling for LBEs, development of financial support for Plans and business reviews.
Other ad hoc/special projects, leadership requests for both NA Operations and ANSC division, etc. as needed.


Bachelor’s degree, preferably Finance/Accounting concentration

MBA/CPA a plus
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
A generalist with financial expertise. Needs to have an entrepreneurial
passion with a focus on getting results. The individual must enjoy “thinking big” as opposed to having a narrow analytical focus.
A self-starter with attention to detail. The candidate must possess strong analytical, communication (oral and written) and organizational skills plus have an ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines; must be able to handle multiple competing priorities.
To be truly effective, the role must be able to operate independently with significant interfaces across groups in operations and finance functions, and be able to balance demands from a variety of customers with potentially conflicting goals. Must be able to communicate effectively up and down the organization and across the functional areas.
Advanced use of Microsoft Office Applications, with a specific focus on Excel, working knowledge of SAP/Symphony, HFM and Host Analytics Applications and Data Analytics tools such as Power BI preferred.
A minimum of 3-5 years combined finance experience in the following areas: FP&A, General Accounting, Cost Accounting and/or Corporate Finance.

Relocation: There is not relocation offered with this role!


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

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