1+ months

Finance Manager - Professional Services

Lake Forest, IL

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Abbott Diagnostics has an opening for Finance Manager. This role supports the Professional Services Business Unit in ADD Commercial interacting with all levels of management from frontline commercial teams in countries globally through all levels of senior management in ADD Commercial. The interaction with the business partners will provide detailed insights in Diagnostics markets, customer segments and business strategies.

Additionally, this individual will provide financial support to business partners in the Professional Services Business Unit globally and is involved in strategy development, business case evaluations and execution as well as numerous strategic projects to further drive profitability of new offerings, customer loyalty and differentiation for ADD. The position will be responsible for financial planning, reporting and analysis, preparation of financial plans and forecasts based on performance expectations.

1. Provide financial support to the Professional Services Business Unit and the AlinIQ brand, support the successful launch and portfolio expansion globally and be involved in key strategic business development opportunity evaluations and profitability management initiatives as the key financial lead.
2. Develop, implement and execute Professional Services financial reporting and present to senior management on a routine basis. Support forecast development and future expansion evaluations as well as pricing strategies.
3. Develop detailed financial forecasts incorporating historic, trended and current business information. Prepare sensitivity analysis impact on revenue, expenses and profitability by modeling changes in key variables.
4. Monitor functional and departmental spending versus budget by highlighting and analyzing material variances. 
5. Oversee and coordinate month end close as needed to ensure proper accounting at the functional and departmental level. Prepare and distribute financial reports and packages by gathering and analyzing information related to current performance and review with Senior Management. 
6. Interact and partner with global teams in all geographic areas and collaborate for successful business partnership and financial management
7. Provide ad-hoc reporting as needed including complex analysis on sales, expenses and profitability for a specific country, area or product. 
9. Coordinate the activity of one Senior Financial Analyst.  Motivate and develop professional financial staff through training; guidance and coaching. 
10. Utilize ADD Center of Excellence in data gathering and consolidation.

Education and Experience:

At a minimum, this role requires a Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting. An MBA, CPA and/or CMA are preferred.

At least 8 years of Financial experience in the areas of Financial Analysis, Cost Accounting, Auditing and/or Treasury. At least 2 years experience at the Manager level in these same disciplines. Strong organization and communication skills are essential in this position/

Job Family: Financial Planning and Analysis
Division: ADD Diagnostics
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Medical Surveillance: No
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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