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Senior Accountant

Company: Abbott
Location: Alameda
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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.Corporate Financial Services is recruiting a (Senior) Financial Analyst for Abbott Diabetes Care (ADC) in Alameda, CA.The Abbott Diabetes Care Division (ADC) Corporate Financial Services (CFS) Sr. Financial Analyst will be responsible for supporting the successful delivery of monthly/quarterly global consolidated financial results for ADC which represents $3.4 billion in net sales. This role is also responsible for the month-end close process, and interactions with audit and tax, while ensuring strong and effective financial controls are in place and executed.In addition to formal financial processes, this individual will be responsible for ad-hoc requests and will interact with finance professionals across all towers, organizations, and senior management.What You Will Do:Preparation of monthly and ad hoc journal entries within Cadency and HFMPreparation of monthly balance sheet account reconciliationsWorking with Shared Services teams on specific inputs and providing guidance when required during the monthly close processWorking with manager to provide support when necessary for both internal and external auditsPreparation of monthly reporting packages submitted to Corporate Financial ReportingParticipation in monthly meetings with divisional Area and local Finance heads for understanding of monthly financial resultsProviding systemic support for systems such as HFM, SAP, SRM, and Cadency to business partnersUpdating budgetary and financial approvals on a monthly basis based upon inputs from ADC FP&A partnersWhen necessary, being able to advise financial partners on Corporate financial policies and procedures to ensure divisional adherenceProactively supporting CFS and ADC division with analytical supportParticipating in CFS initiatives for enhancement of processes and financial effectivenessWorking with CFS Manager on any technical accounting projects initiated by ADC or at CorporateProviding specific support in the BS, Capital, DSO and DOH planning & reporting activitiesMonitoring, and implementing controls within the ADC business, to ensure compliance with Abbott policiesAssisting Management through ad hoc reports and analysis in order to highlight risks and opportunities and to provide business related insightsWorking to continually provide process improvements that benefit ADC and CFSEducation and Experience You Will Bring:The required competencies/experiences for this Financial Analyst role are:Bachelors degree, preferably in a Finance/Accounting related discipline. CPA, desirable.Minimum 3-5 years of progressive experience within various General Accounting, Commercial Finance or Audit positionsHighly analytical, with an eye for detail but always having in mind the big pictureEffective communication skills and understanding how to explain accounting and compliance policies/results to financial leadershipOrganization & Planning skills: able to work well under pressure and tight deadlinesStrong commitment, willing to take ownership of problemsDynamic, motivated team player with a result oriented attitudeMust have excellent system skills, aptitude and experience, especially with Excel. Experience with HFM or SAP a plus.What We OfferAt 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 assistanceFinancial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plansHealth care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programsPaid time off401(k) retirement savings with a generous company matchThe stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:(your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at , on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.An Equal Opportunity EmployerAbbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email

Keywords: Abbott, Alameda , Senior Accountant, Other , Alameda, California

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