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Accountant

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Orlando
Posted on: January 16, 2022

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.
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 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

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

3-5 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.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Orlando , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Orlando, Florida

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