Finance PDP - Ireland



Accounting & Finance
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Abbott’s Financial Professional Development Program (FPDP) prepares college graduates with majors in Accounting and Finance for financial management roles. The goal of the program is to identify and develop Abbott’s future global Finance leaders. Ideal candidates will combine technical and business knowledge with analytical strength and creative problem-solving abilities. Each FPDP member will be assigned to a senior financial leader who will mentor and advise them.

Each FPDP member spends two years in the program, during which time they will complete four different six-month assignments across a variety of Abbott businesses and areas of Finance, such as corporate and division headquarters, manufacturing plants, and other operating environments. Assignments are located in multiple areas of the world (locations subject to change).

  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • The Netherlands
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • Singapore
  • Brazil
  • Costa Rica
  • Mexico
  • Colombia

Upon completion of the program, each member will be assisted by the Program Management Office to find a role of their choice within Abbott. FPDP members are required to roll off the program in their home region.

Education & Experience:

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business or similar
  • Minimum of 2.1 or higher overall grade in final exams
  • Minimum of one internship in Finance or Accounting
  • Fluent level of English for written and verbal business communication
  • Desire to pursue certification as Qualified Accountant

Key Skills:

  • Strong academic records
  • Demonstrated leadership through organizational involvement
  • Geographically mobile and willing to do at least one six-month assignment outside of home country
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in home country (within Europe)