Senior Auditor Global Compliance Audit

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Embark on a rotational career path within Abbott's Audit team. Position leads to potential career opportunities in any of Abbott's four global businesses as well as Corporate roles. Our location in Lake Bluff, Illinois, currently has an opportunity for a Senior Auditor, Global Compliance Audit.

This role 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.
  • Effectively communicate, present professionally, and collaborate with the highest level of Corporate and Divisional management, as well as with the individual's peer group in Compliance, Finance, and IT Audit.

What You will Do:

The Senior Auditor, Global Compliance Audit, has the primary responsibility of conducting 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 Ethics & Compliance Program. Auditors will conduct sales and marketing compliance audits and formulate recommendations for improvement in operating performance and controls.

The audit scope areas covered include, but are not limited to, the following activities undertaken by the Commercial businesses within the Corporation:
  • Meals, Travel and Entertainment Expenses
  • Professional Service Arrangements
  • Training & Education Support
  • Charitable Contributions
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Research Funding and Scientific Activities/Publications
  • No-Charge Products
  • Promotional Practices
  • Ethics & Compliance Program
  • Third-party Activities
  • Transparency Reporting

Education and Experience you will bring:

  • This position requires a bachelor's 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/consulting firm or law firm specializing in consulting and/or forensic engagements related to healthcare compliance, government reimbursement mechanisms, and/or sales & marketing compliance programs related to pharmaceuticals, medical or diagnostic devices, or nutritional products.
  • The individual should have broad experience with the general healthcare industry, as well as experience conducting Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption investigations or compliance engagements.
  • 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.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with people at all levels on a one-to-one basis.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.

Travel Requirements:

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, all audit work is currently being conducted remotely. Global travel conditions will be monitored throughout 2021. Domestic and international travel is required during a typical year at a rate of 60-70%.

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:

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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