Finance Supervisor R&D - Nutrition - Columbus, OH/Abbott Park, IL

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.

Finance Supervisor

Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Columbus, OH, currently has an opportunity for a Finance Supervisor role .

The Finance Supervisor will be responsible for financial planning and analysis in support of the ANRD organization. The Finance Supervisor must be able to understand and apply financial concepts, facilitate interpretation and understanding of data, identify risks and opportunities and propose sound recommendations to finance and business leadership.

  • Develop the financial plans/forecasts (including annual plans/RLBEs) for the ANRD organization. Ensure accuracy of forecast, including gaiting of R&D expenses. Prepare schedules for corporate submissions and forecast review meetings.
  • Produce a meaningful and accurate forecast. Communicate forecast assumptions and analysis to finance leadership and ANRD partners.
  • Analyze monthly financial results, including comparisons against Plan/RLBE/PY.
  • Provide financial support, recommendations and insight to ANRD partners and the Finance organization as it relates to project budgets, capital and eligibility of R&D expenses.
  • Utilize critical thinking skills to assess reasonableness and relevance of financial assumptions by highlighting risks and opportunities associated with financial forecasts.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or finance

  • Minimum 5-7 years of applicable experience in diversified finance/accounting roles; excellent analytical, problem solving skills and oral/written communication skills, as well as an ability to effectively manage workload to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Proven critical thinking skills to identify and share business implications of financial results.
  • Possess proven leadership skills and demonstrate the ability to complete assignments involving all levels of management and functional areas.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, as this role interacts with multiple levels within the ANPD organization.
  • Self starter and highly motivated; ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong PC/system skills, experience with Excel, PowerPoint, Planview and SAP expertise is desirable.


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

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