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Job description:

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

Position Summary

Provides work direction and guidance to Accounting Techs.

Applies understanding of financial capitalization principles, policies and requirements in support of business.

Interprets CFM and other policies.

Researches alternatives and provides resolutions to issues.

Performs reconciliations, audits work papers and prepares analytics, as well as metrics.

Main Responsibilities

Provides work direction, training and guidance to Shared Service staff as well as new Group Leaders.

Participates in the hiring and development direct reports and administers Performance Excellence.

Interacts with division financial, operations and management on capital project issues, providing guidance as necessary.

Reviews reconciliations, commitment approvals and fixed asset capitalizations to ensure policies and procedures are being followed.

Reports and analyze data; prepare and track metrics. - Enforce internal controls, provides support for SOX and Internal Audit.

Provides administrative support for Project Systems and Fixed Asset module in SAP.

Special projects as assigned.


Operates independently within a varied and changing scope of responsibilities under some supervision.

Executes against tight timelines and changing priorities.

Ensures compliance with policies and procedures.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance and/or Business or equivalent experience.   2-5 years related work experience. Prior experience in Shared Services strongly preferred. Some supervisory experience desired.

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Job Breakdown

Job ID: 30053023

Job Family: Accounting & Reporting

Division: IFO International Finance

Location: United States - Illinois - Abbott Park

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

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)

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