Finance Supervisor - Center of Excellence

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Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our location in Lake Forest, IL, currently has an opportunity for a Finance Supervisor - Center of Excellence. The Center of Excellence is responsible for the preparation and analytical review of cost center budgets and other standard financial reports, spanning across Commercial, DHQ, IT, Marketing, and R&D organizations for LBE's and confirmations. The analytical review includes understanding of the key causals that drive change versus multiple benchmarks. On-going process initiatives are also required to improve and strengthen financial processes, procedures, and systems supporting these areas of responsibility. The Core Lab DHQ Center of Excellence is a best-in-class FP&A organization that drives standardization and efficiencies across Abbott Diagnostics Division, provides insightful and value-added analytics, and serves as a talent pipeline into the division.


Support the Abbott Diagnostics Finance areas with a wide variety of financial analysis and projects, specifically:
  • Responsible for the Consolidation and Reporting of Total Core Dx Sales to DVP Controller, including weekly, monthly, and LBE reporting periods
  • Responsible for consolidation of Total Core Dx Gross Margin for Actuals and LBE
  • Prepare monthly reports for senior management
  • Support Global Commercial team, including sales reporting and monthly close
  • Assist in identification and implementation of process improvements
  • Interaction with different levels of management, both finance and operational
  • Financial modeling with extensive use of Excel
  • Creation of SOPs (standard operating procedures) for repeatable tasks
  • Special Ad Hoc projects


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years of applicable experience in diversified finance/accounting roles; excellent analytical, problem solving skills and oral/written communication skills.
  • Must be able to effectively manage workload to ensure deadlines are met.
  • 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 organization.
  • Self-starter and highly motivated; ability to manage multiple priorities and changing customer demands.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment is essential.
  • Strong PC/system skills and Excel.

  • SAP and TM1 experience a plus.


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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