Manager, Strategic Financial Planning & Analysis

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.

Manager Strategic Financial Planning and Analysis

Position Summary:

The Abbott Molecular division is seeking a Manager Strategic Financial Planning and Analysis to join our team. The position supports the Abbott Molecular Commercial Organization and is ideal for someone seeking strategic finance experience and a high level of exposure to upper management. We're looking for a highly motivated individual, who is curious, with a track record of success, and interested in growing the role and driving impact for the organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Manager Strategic Financial Planning and Analysis is a key business partner to the organization, providing strategic FP&A support and enabling value-added, data-driven analysis to support timely business decisions. The role will be involved with initiatives, analytics, and preparation of executive presentations to leadership. The role is vital in supporting the Division & Commercial Controllers and Commercial business partners in strategic commercial activities, including advising on key projects, while leading high quality financial modeling and presentation in support for the most important business decisions. The role will have full responsibility to partner with the business and division headquarters finance to lead efficient and effective, driver focused, planning and execution of AMD processes that support monthly reporting and forecasting, annual budget, and long-range planning, ensuring incorporation of well supported global sales and margin analytics, profitability metrics, and alignment of key assumptions and dependencies. The role will support Latest Best Estimates (LBEs) and Confirmation forecast reviews with Global Commercial Controller. The individual in this role will support the orchestration of the annual organic execution model working in close collaboration with key functional stakeholders, execution and organization of complex analytics, ensuring timely review and approval of business assumptions with key constituents. This role will be responsible for leading consistency of global commercial deal model ensuring its timely updates, consistency of profitability metrics across regions, and advising on overall deal strategy and pro-forma income statement analysis for potential deals. In addition, this role will play an important role in developing value-added analytics and KPIs to continue to drive the commercial business forward over the short term and long-term as well as presentation to upper management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance and/or Accounting or Business / Economics; MBA or CMA preferred.
  • Minimum 6-8 years of financial experience in the areas of Financial Analysis, Cost Accounting, Auditing and/or Treasury.
  • At least 2 years' experience in a supervisory capacity.

Preferred Experience:

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Power Point).
  • Advanced Excel and financial modeling skills required.
  • Prior experience with financial systems (SAP, HFM, TM1, etc.)
  • Prior experience supporting Commercial organization preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to details.
  • Self-starter, with a track record of developing new analytics and processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work and influence at different levels of management.
  • Highly organized, strong communication, presentation, management, leadership and interpersonal skills are required as regular interface with individuals in a variety of positions at multiple levels and disciplines occur both inside and outside the Division.
  • Problem solving is a key activity of this position requiring the individual to work independently in a complex and matrixed organization with diverse challenges.
  • Most challenges encountered require clear conceptual thinking combined with experienced judgment and the ability to translate business problems/opportunities on a financial basis effectively to all levels of the organization.