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Abbott Financial Controller DACH Abbott Diabetes Care (m/f/d) in Wiesbaden-Delkenheim, Germany

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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In Germany, Abbott has more than 3,000 employees working in manufacturing, research and development, logistics, sales and marketing. They are located at Abbott`s German headquarters in Wiesbaden and its sites in Hanover, Neustadt am Rübenberge, Wetzlar, Eschborn, Witten, Cologne and Jena. Abbott Automation Solutions in Hamburg (formerly GLP Systems) is now Abbott.

Abbott Diabetes Care (ADC) Division is looking for a

Financial Controller DACH (m/f/d)

based in Wiesbaden, Germany directly reporting into the EMEA Area Controller.

The position provides financial and business counsel, support and leadership to the DACH regional Director for a fast-paced, high growth business unit. Ensures timely delivery and accuracy of financial plans, updates and ensures compliance with ADC’s internal policies and procedures. Provides and interprets relevant performance & activity tracking data and acts as a driving force for continuous improvement within the ADC DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) business.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Monitors financial and market performance with monthly reporting

  • Leads the coordination of and is responsible for the financial and commercial data analysis and planning, budget management and customer data analytics

  • Leads process improvements and other continuous improvement projects in order to ensure ADC DACH is optimally set up to effectively serve customers in a fast-changing market

  • Utilizes external (e.g. IQVIA, Insight Health, …) and internal information (ADC systems and data) to assess effectiveness and efficiency of ADC’s business activities

  • Develops, tracks and monitors KPI’s for media effectiveness and efficiency

  • Owns and manages relevant IT systems and work streams

  • Complies with the company’s policies and procedures (regulatory, divisional and corporate directives) to meet statutory, quality and business requirements within the overall strategy and objectives of ADC / Abbott

Your Profile:

  • Advanced degree in finance OR bachelor’s degree in business or finance and extensive experience as finance manager and/or controller. Preferred is a Master's degree in business (MBA), finance or certified public accountant degree (Wirtschaftsprüfer)

  • 7-10 years managerial / leadership experience required

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Background in demand planning and commercial excellence / consulting

  • Accounting and advanced financial modelling

  • Excellent MS Office skills / Power BI / Data analytics & analytical skills

  • General interest in and good understanding of IT systems

  • Advanced statistical skills & deep understanding of commercially available market data (relevance / limitations)

  • Coordinates and leads the regional finance team

  • Set vision & strategy : Identifies and acts upon trends that can impact the business

  • Anticipate : Develops scenario and contingency plans that ensure achievement of results under changing conditions and situations. Manages internal/external stakeholders to identify and address issues

  • Innovate : Challenges current thinking, generates new ideas and expects others to do the same

  • Build : Makes the difficult people, financial, and business decisions in a timely manner

  • Deliver results : Delivers what is promised, holds self and others accountable for results, commitments and behaviors. Balances short- and long-term priorities and maximizes the opportunities for both

Abbott Germany has a range and variety of jobs on offer in a positive and dynamic environment that allows you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. We provide development opportunities as part of our comprehensive Talent Management Program. Your contribution to the company’s success will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. We offer comprehensive benefits to suit the lifestyles of all our employees, from a retirement plan that is far above market average, a save-as-you-earn program, to educational scholarships for children, and health management initiatives for staff and their dependents.

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.

Discover at http://bit.ly/workingatabbottgermany why candidates choose a career with Abbott in Germany.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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