Senior Financial Analyst

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Senior Financial Analyst, Division HQ - Alameda, CA

About Abbott

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WHAT YOU'LL DO

We are recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst to be based at Division HQ in Alameda, CA. The role is accountable for creation and maintenance of annual budgets and periodic forecast updates. Provide financial analysis and support to operating managers on strategic planning, budgeting and operations planning, performance monitoring and variance analysis. Assist in financial evaluation of future business opportunities. Perform ROI and payback analysis on new products and major capital expenditures.

Responsibilities:
  • Supports Finance Management on key projects and analyses.
  • Integral player in development of annual plans and periodic updates as needed.
  • Interfaces with Senior Management and Department Managers and key stakeholders to gain understanding of key revenue and cost drivers.
  • Prepares key management reports emphasizing historical results, budgets, forecasts, and trends.
  • Performs actual to budget variance analysis while highlighting risks & opportunities to plan.
  • Performs cost benefit justifications on major investments in new product development, programs and or capital expenditures.
  • Performs monthly management reporting including budgetary performance and/or daily/monthly sales reporting as applicable.
  • Analyzes functional P&L margin drivers.
  • Performs financial analysis on new business opportunities (ROI analysis).
  • Responsible for Balance Sheet analysis to ensure reserves are adequate and forecasts represent the operating plants.
  • Accountability for operating with limited supervision on projects with significant interface across functions and groups; Balance demands of a variety of customers with potentially conflicting goals; Meet deadlines with minimal supervision and balance workload requirements; Accountable for meeting critical project deliverables.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required:
  • Bachelors Degree (preferably in finance, accounting or economics)
  • 3 years financial analysis experience.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and administer financial information and control systems.
  • Knowledge of the principles, processes and standards for integrated financial analysis and reporting.
  • Highly proficient in Excel.


Preferred:
  • Masters Degree / MBA preferred
  • Experience with EssBase and Hyperion/ Pillar budgeting software a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams)
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization


WHAT WE OFFER

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

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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