Senior Financial Analyst

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Senior Financial Analyst - Plymouth, MN

ABOUT ABBOTT

Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Abbott's ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY & HEART FAILURE division, we're advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies in EP/HF, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

We are recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our team in the Plymouth, MN location. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting 30+ different cost centers, including Quality and Facilities, for our EP Operations organization. This includes reporting and forecasting for these cost centers along with supporting the Quality DVP's financial roll-up. You will assist in the reporting and forecasting of the five EP manufacturing sites and supporting the EP Leadership team by providing month-end reporting and analysis, updates for each budget cycle, and any ad hoc analysis requested from leadership. You will have an intimate understanding of the activity and variances being produced and be able to speak knowledgably when answering questions from the EP Operations Director. You will also be responsible for preparing financial presentation content for executive meetings, participate in various projects or tasks, assist with monthly financial closing activities, as well as preparing financial models, and presentations supporting the quarterly LBE (latest best estimate) forecasting cycles.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Budgeting and forecasting, preparing financial models, preparing journal entries, capital, headcount and other facets of cost center management
  • Participates in ad hoc analysis and reporting as required by finance management
  • Provides routine reports to leadership
  • Executes annual goals and objectives as defined by the Finance team
  • Prepares consolidated reporting, presentations, and analysis
  • Complies with regulatory requirements, company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments
  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees and business customers
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field
  • 4+ years of experience performing month-end close activities, financial and variance analysis, forecasting, planning, and/or financial modeling
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated experience working with financial system applications
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.


Preferred:
  • Advanced level degree(s) in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field
  • Medical device experience
  • Previous experience working in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
  • Working knowledge of Hyperion Essbase, Dodeca, and/or SAP


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: www.abbottbenefits.com

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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