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Abbott Sr. Finance Manager in Austin, Texas

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 Neuromodulation business is an area of expertise for Abbott. This business includes implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. Our Solutions include Proclaim (TM) XR SCS System, the #1 Spinal cord stimulator on the market, Proclaim (TM) DRG Neurostimulator, the only FDA approved DRG therapy and a market leader in radiofrequency ablation therapy, Abbott RFA. These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum. Our deep brain stimulation technology for progressive diseases help people manage their Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor symptoms, steering away from side effects.

Our location in Austin, TX currently has an opportunity for a Sr. Finance Manager . The Sr. Finance Manager will ensure financial statements are produced in accordance with GAAP and comply with all SOX requirements and Abbott Corporate Policies and Procedures, facilitate financial reporting requirements and perform integral activities for the financial forecasting process. This position leads and develops a team of 3-4 people.


  • Ensure financial statements are accurately stated and are in compliance with GAAP as well as applicable Abbott policies and procedures

  • Facilitate financial reporting requirements for actuals, forecast (LBE) and ad hoc reporting

  • Coordinate and consolidate cross-functional forecast deliverables and timelines

  • Create executive presentations for business reviews

  • Oversee the maintenance of accounts and records by managing the close process each month

  • Assist and support in the assessment of impact of business change initiatives

  • Collect and review data requested by auditors (internal and external)

  • Identify, develop and implement processes to improve department performance

  • Participate in process reviews as a part of continuous improvement activities

  • Ensure cross-functional collaboration across process owners to implement standard, efficient processes

  • Establish and communicate accounting policies to staff by maintaining a thorough understanding of GAAP and new accounting guidance as appropriate

  • Monitor daily work operations and provide direction and guidance to staff

  • Coach and mentor staff to perform effectively in their roles



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 10+ years of progressive accounting and financial experience

  • 1+ years as a team lead

  • Microsoft Excel/Powerpoint skills and previous experience with HFM/SAP a plus

  • Excellent technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as this role interacts with domestic and international colleagues, all Finance towers (including FP&A, Shared Services, CFS), and Divisional Sr. Management

  • Apply professional concepts and company policies and procedures to solve routine problems and exercise independent decision making


  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Audit experience preferred

  • Ability to be highly motivated and work independently

  • Able to work under pressure, consistently meet deadlines and direct activities on several projects at one time


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 (Include for Manufacturing roles only)

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled (Include for Manufacturing roles only)

  • 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 (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

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.

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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