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.
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 Orlando, FL currently has an opportunity for a Finance Controller.
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. The GBS group fosters a collaborative, team focused and winning environment where employees are accountable and encouraged to develop themselves.
As a key member of the Finance Leadership Team, the Finance Controller leads a large team in Orlando, FL and frequently interacts with ARDx HQ, Business Units and sister Abbott hubs. This role will ensure that the general accounting processes are compliant with standard operating procedures, Abbott Policies, and controls across all divisions and legal entities for their respective region. The successful candidate has strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills and the ability to interact with various levels of finance personnel, including senior leadership. This individual is accountable for ensuring the delivery of service commitments throughout ARDx.
Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate between FP&A, ARDx HQ, Abbott Hubs, and other functional areas to ensure an effective month-end close.
Identifies, develops, and implements processes to improve department performance.
Implement and review financial plans, strategies and new business initiatives including the support of business integration initiatives
Ensure cross-functional collaboration across process owners to implement standard, efficient processes.
Works closely with accounting staff to meet deadlines and work with others in the organization to provide requested information from accounting groups as needed.
Communicate financial results across Business Units
Understand data validation techniques
Regularly ensures that reporting delivered to internal customers is accurate, rich in actionable content and useful
Partner with GBS finance leaders and sister Abbott hubs to drive projects, improvements, and enhancements across the finance function
Fosters a team collaboration of staff development, mentoring, performance management, engagement, and hiring.
Frequent interaction with other financial management across the Divisions, Corporate functions, and with Abbott's external and internal auditors.
Transfer knowledge to team members for their growth and advancement
Monitor Fiscal Authority Controls
Ensure that appropriate SOX Controls are integrated in all departments' SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
Oversee all Site Audits and develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external auditors
Review of Actual Plan & Forecast with site managers on a monthly basis
Oversee the calculation, posting and relief of all significant balance sheet accruals and reserves
Demonstrated team leadership ability
Dealing with Ambiguity
Demonstrated passion for personal and professional excellence
Strong work ethic, uncompromising integrity, and personal humility
Ability to manage change and help the organization develop into one team through improved processes and systems
Excellent attention to detail, well-organized, highly accountable, and self-motivated
Excellent analytical insight, prioritization, and problem-solving skills
Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills
Experience presenting and analyzing large quantities of data
Able to manage multiple, competing priorities while maintaining data accuracy and meeting deadlines
Action-oriented individual with the perseverance to push high value projects through to completion
Established ability to succinctly present complex analysis to all levels within the organization
Education & Experience
BS in Accounting / Finance required; CPA or MBA preferred.
8 - 10 years of Accounting/Finance experience required
5+ years in Accounting/Finance leadership position required
Extensive experience with SAP preferred
Business Analytics tool experience (PowerBI/Qlikview)
Advanced experience in Excel and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Access, Word, Powerpoint
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
Production areas that are clean, well-lit, and temperature-controlled
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 a history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow 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.
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.