Senior Accountant at Abbott

| Orlando, FL
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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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary

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.

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.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation and review of consolidated financial statements ensuring accuracy and completeness while identifying and researching trends/variances
  • Prepares and reviews journal entries
  • Deep understanding of financial accounting concepts
  • Partners with internal customers to gain comprehensive business knowledge within Abbott Rapid Diagnostics
  • Conduct and document complex financial processes
  • 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
  • Trains and mentors' junior staff
  • 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


Core Competencies
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Problem Solving
  • Financial Acumen
  • Manages Complexity
  • Business Acumen
  • Resourcefulness
  • Presentation Skills
  • Dealing with Ambiguity


Skills/Qualifications
  • Excellent attention to detail, well-organized, and highly accountable
  • Exceptional analytical insight, prioritization, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with limited guidance
  • Self-motivated, action-oriented individual with the perseverance to push high value projects through to completion
  • Developed time management and priority setting skills required to work in an often ambiguous and constantly changing business environment
  • Demonstrated ability to succinctly present complex analysis to all levels within the organization


Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or related required, CPA or MBA a plus
  • 5+ years Accounting experience required
  • Experience with SAP, JDE preferred
  • Business Analytics tool experience a plus
  • Advanced experience in Excel and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Access, Word, PowerPoint


WHAT WE OFFER
  • 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 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.

JOB FAMILY:
Accounting & Reporting

DIVISION:
ARDx Abbott Rapid Diagnostics

LOCATION:
United States > Orlando : 30 S. Keller Road

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:
Standard

TRAVEL:
No

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:
No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf
More Information on Abbott
Abbott operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Abbot Park, IL. Abbott was founded in 2022. It has 97838 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 227 open jobs at Abbott, click here.
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