1+ months

Auditor, Global Compliance Audit

Alameda, CA

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.Job Description

The Auditor, Global Compliance Audit, has the primary function to conduct global sales and marketing compliance audits for all of Abbott’s global operating divisions and Affiliates. Compliance audits provide assurance on the effectiveness of the key elements of Abbott’s Compliance Program.

Specifically, the scope may include but is not limited to compliance auditing in the following broadly described areas:

  • Operating Procedures for Program Funding (OPPF).
  • Research Funding.
  • No-Charge Goods.
  • Promotional/Non-Promotional Practices.
  • Commercial Contracting/Pricing.
  • Government Contracting/Pricing.
  • Third-Party Supplier Audits.
  •  State Reporting.
  • HIPAA/Privacy Laws.
  • Anti-Bribery.
  • External Environment.
  • Transactional

    Auditors will conduct sales and marketing compliance audits and formulate recommendations for improvement in operating performance and controls.

    The incumbent should have the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, present professionally, and work well with the highest level or Corporate and Division management as well as his/her peer group.


    This Auditor, Global Compliance Audit, has primary responsibility for executing the following duties:

    • Identify opportunities for improvements in sales & marketing practices against Corporate policies, local procedures, industry standards and laws/regulations.
    • Analyze data and document findings and recommendations in audit reports.
    • Present audit findings to Audit management and divisional and corporate management.


      This position requires a bachelors degree from a four year college or university.  A graduate degree is desirable.  It is also desirable that the individual be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). 

      The individual should have at least three to five years of related work experience.  Part of the experience would have been obtained from employment with a major public accounting/consultant firm or law firm specializing in consulting engagements related to healthcare compliance, healthcare institution revenue cycles, government reimbursement mechanisms, and/or pharmaceutical or hospital products sales & marketing programs.  Specifically, the individual should have broad experience with the general healthcare industry including Medicare/Medicaid and/or other sales & marketing compliance matters.

      Other Attributes:

      • Familiarity with financial and operational auditing procedures.  General knowledge and understanding of computer-assisted audit techniques to assist in compliance auditing programs.
      • Excellent time management and project management skills and the ability to work effectively with people at all levels on a one-to-one basis.
      • Strong interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.
        Job Family: Audit
        Division: FIN Corporate Finance
        Travel: Yes, 50 % 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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