Senior Financial Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Plymouth, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Senior Financial Analyst

Working at Abbott

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 Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU 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 Plymouth, MN facility, supporting our Electrophysiology (EP) medical device team. In Abbott’s Electrophysiology (EP) business, we’re advancing the treatment of heart disease through breakthrough medical technologies in atrial fibrillation, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

We’re seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Financial Analyst. Primary responsibilities include consolidation and reporting results on a monthly basis, as well as for budget cycles, and for any ad-hoc analysis requested from leadership. In addition to consolidating/reporting, this person would have an intimate understanding of the activity and variances being produced to be able to speak with knowledge when answering questions from leadership. This person will also be responsible for preparing financial presentation content for executive meetings, will participate in projects or tasks as assigned by manager and will support internal and external audits by preparing and providing relevant reports and analysis.

What You'll Work On:

• Uses the most effective, cost efficient and best business practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness
• Exercises judgment in planning, organizing and performing work; monitors performance and reports status within area of responsibility
• This role assures that quality of services meets internal and external customer requirements, and remains current on developments in field(s) of expertise
• Represents the organization and resolve problems/determine priorities related to the above

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, a related field, or equivalent
Minimum of six plus years of financial analyst experience with increasing responsibility, including experience in a manufacturing environment
A comprehensive knowledge of balance sheet transactions and their impacts on the income statement is also required
A qualified record of implementing new processes effectively and efficiently
Requires comprehensive written and verbal communication, interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, quantitative, analytical, organizational, and follow-up skills, the ability to meet deadlines on multiple projects as well as the ability to converse effectively with all levels of employees
Documented record of delivering information that adds value to management’s decision making process

Strong analytical skills and demonstrated capacity for accuracy
Strong Microsoft Office skills
Must be skilled at building and maintaining Excel-based financial models
Must be able to handle multiple assignments, achieving required deadlines without sacrificing quality in a fast-paced environment
Must be able to perform in a diverse cross-functional team environment

Strong experience with SAP ERP system software and Hyperion Planning/Essbase systems

Preferred Qualifications
• An advanced credential, such as an MBA, CPA, CMA, or CPIM designation or equivalent

* 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:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $83,000.00 – $166,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.