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Supervisor Financial Planning and Analysis

Company: Abbott
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Supervisor Financial Planning and Analysis
About Abbott
Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people's health. We're always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.
Working at Abbott
At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You'll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/tackling-student-debt-for-our-employees.html) student debt program and FreeU (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/college-degree-for-free-its-possible-with-freeu.html) education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor's degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

    The Opportunity
    This position works out of our Plymouth, MN location in the Structural Heart division. Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease. This position is a key value-added role within Structural Heart Operations Finance that partners with various levels of leadership to drive financial ownership, cost efficiency, and process improvement. You will be responsible for complex, timely, and accurate financial planning, forecasting and reporting for the business. Additionally, you be providing standard cost analysis, manufacturing network strategy, and process improvement.
    What You'll Work On

    • Lead inventory consolidation and forecast effort for all planning and reporting cycles. Perform variance analysis and identify key drivers in support of business decisions. Conduct regular financial reviews with business partners to communicate financial performance and business issues. Provide valuable insight to influence business achieve financial goals.

    • Provide scenario analytics to strategic projects, gross margin initiatives, and long-range planning.

    • Develop, automate, and monitor key financial metrics.

    • Consolidate financials from various global manufacturing sites and provide succinct effective communication to leadership on business performance to identify opportunities and drive improvement. Scope of financials include Month-End Close, Quarterly Forecasts, Annual Plan, and Standard Costs.

    • Provide ad-hoc analyses to support complex decision making within global manufacturing operations and present recommendations to management. Serve as financial lead in cross-functional team environments.

    • Identify areas that can be improved and constructively propose new solutions that drive efficiencies. Develop and utilize sound financial processes to drive improved business performance.

    • Support ad hoc internal and external audit requests.

      Required Qualifications

      • Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, or related discipline

      • 5+ years of progressive accounting and/or financial planning and analysis experience

      • Advanced level of proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint

      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate to all levels of the organization.

      • Ability to articulate financial results based on audience.

      • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

      • Accuracy and attention to detail

        Preferred Qualifications

        • MBA / CPA is a plus.

        • Experience with SAP ERP and Hyperion Planning/Essbase systems

        • Ability to manage tight time commitments in high-pressure situations.

        • Ability to work effectively under uncertainties and with flexibility to changing priorities in a proactive manner.

        • Strong results orientation and bias for action, including a high degree of initiative and self-motivation in understanding business needs and leading others to meet those needs.

          Apply Now (https://www.jobs.abbott/us/en)

          • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

            Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)
            Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
            Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.
            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

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