Senior Auditor, Global Finance Audit

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Recruiter
Abbott
Location
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary
Competitive salary + flexible benefits
Posted
21 Jun 2024
Closes
21 Jul 2024
Ref
31090670
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position may be located in Chicago, Willis Tower or Abbott Park, IL.

The Senior Global Finance Auditor is responsible for conducting financial and operational audits throughout Abbott’s international and domestic organizations and formulate recommendations for improvement in operating performance and control. The individual will effectively scope and plan for assigned audit engagements including preparation of audit risk assessments and planning to drive appropriate audit coverage. The Senior Global Finance Auditor will execute audit fieldwork using a risk-based approach to help ensure effective testing coverage. They will identify control gaps and other areas of risk exposure related to controls within Finance processes and deliver achievable, meaningful recommendations for management to mitigate the identified risks.

The individual should have the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, present professionally, and work well with the highest level of Corporate and Division management as well as his/her peer group.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Perform financial audits of Abbott Laboratories’ domestic and international businesses over the course of an 18-24 month rotation in Corporate Audit.
  • Utilize skills and knowledge acquired from 3-6 years of public accounting experience to assess the accuracy of financial statements, adequacy of internal controls, and identify business process improvements.
  • Successfully complete audits from planning to fieldwork to report issuance to wrap up.
  • Document all audit work performed in a clear, purposeful, and timely manner.
  • Establish positive working relationships with management and provide input on risks and controls while maintaining independence and objectivity.
  • Promote an effective team-oriented atmosphere and take initiative to assist in the orientation and development of new auditors.
  • Achieve individual and department goals as assigned.
  • Leverage experience obtained and relationships developed over the course of the rotation to identify future career interests and opportunities in Abbott finance.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-6 busy seasons in internal/external audit practice of a public accounting firm, Big 4, highly preferred
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley; experience in performing financial statement audits for SEC clients and/or SOX processes and controls
  • Project management experience including the ability to organize, plan, prioritize and complete assignments with little or no supervision
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Ability to express a point of view and advise on risk and control considerations
  • Manufacturing and/or international business experience desirable
  • Ability to use discretion and handle sensitive/confidential information
  • CPA or other certification (CFE, CIA, CMA), highly preferred
  • 40-60% travel to Abbott's International and Domestic locations required

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $72,700.00 – $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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

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