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Senior Accountant



Full Time

On Site


Orlando, Florida, United States

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the [Register to View] student debt program and [Register to View] education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Orlando, FL location in the Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Orlando site is part of Global Business Services (GBS). GBS has a global accountability to deliver an exceptional customer experience and create business value through compliance, standardization and data analytics. This position is currently an in-office position, with a rotation currently of two weeks in the office and two weeks working from home.

The Senior Accountant is a key member of the finance team supporting the consolidation and reporting of monthly results. This team member will work closely with all operational aspects of the business to support day-to-day and month end accounting functions with quality, accuracy and integrity. This individual will own delegated accounts and have an intimate understanding of the financial statements produced to ensure compliance. The role will be challenged to seek, propose, and drive process improvements across their related areas of responsibilities. The ideal candidate is someone who approaches tasks with an innovative, service-oriented mindset, and utilizes in-depth understanding of accounting principles, and company practices to achieve results.

What You’ll Work On

  • Preparation and review of consolidated financial statements ensuring accuracy and completeness while identifying and researching trends/variances.

  • Prepares and reviews journal entries.

  • General Ledger with Intercompany transactions.

  • Deep understanding of financial accounting concepts.

  • Partners with internal customers to gain comprehensive business knowledge within Abbott Rapid Diagnostics.

  • Interprets results autonomously using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining.

  • Understands data validation techniques.

  • Regularly ensures that reporting delivered to internal customers is accurate, rich in actionable content and useful.

  • Liaison with leaders and present financial reporting on various requests related to variances, cause of changes, or current business needs.

  • Support ad hoc analysis and special projects on an as needed basis.

  • Makes recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets, and expenditures.

  • Reviews journal entries of junior staff ensuring accuracy.

  • Owns, supports, analyzes, and prepares assigned account reconciliations.

  • Assists with financial and tax audits.

  • Aids in documenting and monitoring controls to support audit team.

  • Coordinates complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the finance team and/or other departments.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, or related is preferred.

  • Associate degree in accounting is required.

  • 5+ years or more of accounting experience is required.

  • You must be willing to work in the office as needed/required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with SAP

  • Business Analytics tool experience

  • CPA or MBA

  • Advanced experience in Excel and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Access, Word, PowerPoint is desired.

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: [Register to View] , on Facebook at [Register to View] target="_blank">[Register to View] and on Twitter [Register to View] base pay for this position is $71,300.00 – $142,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.