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Abbott Senior Manager, Transfer Pricing in Abbott Park, Illinois

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.

Our location in Abbott Park, Illinois currently has an opportunity for a Senior Manager, Transfer Pricing.

Position reports to the Senior Director, Global Transfer Pricing and will have responsibility for direct report(s) and key contact for senior leaders throughout tax, finance and divisions, providing leadership in the areas of transfer pricing strategic planning, compliance and modeling.


  • Manage, implement, and support global transfer pricing strategic projects such as business supply chain planning, business restructurings, acquisition integration, etc.

  • ---manage detailed economic and financial analyses to determine optimal solutions to intercompany transaction flows (tangible assets, intangible assets, services, etc.)

  • ---identify opportunities to strategically implement transfer pricing structures to deliver effective tax rate and cash tax benefits

  • Proactively identify and manage transfer pricing risks by ensuring consistent application of transfer pricing practices and documentation for global intercompany transactions

  • ---identify transfer pricing issues and propose strategies to mitigate risks

  • ---review required global transfer pricing documentation and economic benchmarks

  • ---collaborate with the corporate pricing and customs groups to set transfer prices

  • ---evaluate need for transfer pricing adjustments and execute and manage necessary adjustments

  • Drives tax audit defense for both U.S. and foreign entities and provides management with strategic defense options

  • ---develop strategic responses to IDRs

  • ---evaluate the advantages of obtaining APAs and coordinate the process of obtaining and/or renewing APAs

  • Build and maintain relationships internally with finance colleagues as well as externally with outside advisors

  • Accountable for people development and building diversity in teams

  • ---develop team capabilities and performance

  • ---assign responsibility clearly and engage talent


  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, or Accounting

  • 8-10 years of relevant work experience in transfer pricing, economics, finance or tax

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, financial modeling, accounting and communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Self-starter, team player, ability to effectively interface throughout an organization at multiple levels

  • Ability to work under pressure to demanding deadlines imposed by project timescales or tax authority requirements

  • Ability to take initiative while seeking appropriate guidance

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with proven ability to work with, manage, and mentor individuals in a team environment

  • Demonstrate commitment to department and organizational objectives

  • Work collaboratively within and across organizational lines to achieve common goals

  • Strong project management skills and ability to see a project from creation to completion

  • Ability to work independently

  • Advanced data analytics and financial modeling in excel; experience with Alteryx preferred

  • Strong attention to detail


At 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 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

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot 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 corpjat@abbott.com