Finance Manager

East Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Competitive salary + flexible benefits
20 Jun 2024
09 Jul 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Welcome to Abbott! We’re glad you’re here. We create better, healthier lives every day at Abbott, and we invite you to be part our journey.

About us

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

The Senior Finance Manager role is an excellent opportunity based at our Abbot office in Brisbane, Qld to support our APAC Diagnostics team.

This role is responsible for providing Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and delivering end to end customer service to our businesses in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands.

Main Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with local GAAP / IFRS / USGAAP. 
  • Prepare all supporting information for internal/tax/statutory annual audits and liaise with the Board's Audit Committee and the internal/external auditors as necessary for timely completion.
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and related commercial processes. 
  • Should have sound knowledge on various tools and controls including periodic closing process/order to cash/procurement to pay etc.
  • Lead the development, consolidation, analysis, and reporting of the Plan and RLBEs for the country including financial counsel and guidance to the organization for various business units. 
  • In-time delivering corporate level reporting packages per monthly corporate closing timetable. 
  • Preparation of variation reports on revenues, pricing, profitability versus financial plans, including understanding of key variances, impact on overall achievement of Plan and RLBE, risks and recommending possible mitigation options.
  • Provide meaningful, value added analytics to influence and counsel senior management on business performance, potential opportunities and / or exposures. 
  • And give recommendations on the implications for the business.
  • Interpret and execute of Abbott global accounting principle and changes. 
  • Ensure the effective application of the company's financial control framework to business finances, including risk assessment, performing key control activities, training and testing of controls where applicable.
  • Responsible and to ensure Global Compliance with all applicable customs, antiboycott, embargo, and trade control laws, rules and regulations in countries where Abbott imports or exports goods, software, or technology according to Abbott Code of Conduct. 
  • Creates a sustainable infrastructure and environment that enables growth.
  • Work closely with Supply Chain and Regulatory to ensure best inventory level in the country and distributors and no business disruption or distressed inventory.
Minimum Experience/Qualifications Required
  • CPA/CA Qualification.
  • Minimum 15 years' experience in financial management in a multinational customer-oriented environment.
  • Experience in FP&A in a multinational role will be highly advantageous.
  • High proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint and ability to learn/leverage on digital tools.

Abbott First – Servant Leadership; Ownership; Transparent; One Team; Judgment

One Step Ahead – Insight Driven; Decisiveness; Anticipatory Problem Solving

Play to Win – Drive the Market; Strategic; Results Focused

Powered by People – Build Trust; Coach & Develop; Create Culture; Inclusive

Abbott is committed to building a diverse workforce that values diversity across gender, age, culture, disability and lifestyle.

In order to be eligible to work for Abbott in Australia or New Zealand, you must hold current working rights with no restrictions for the respective country applicable.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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