Commercial Finance Manager

Competitive salary
26 Sep 2020
14 Oct 2020
Experience level

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.

Abbott Structural heart continues to break the boundaries of what's possible with first-and-only and relied upon life-changing technology. With therapies currently in development to provide a trans-catheter, minimally invasive treatment offering for various heart valve issues; closure of life-threatening openings and defects of the heart; and relied-upon replacement valves with first-to-world size offerings, Abbott is on a quest to find new and improve existing structural heart solutions to help people live life to the fullest.

We have an exciting opportunity for the right person as a result of the current incumbents development appointment. You will join our Structural Heart Division as a Commercial Finance Manager . The role will be based in our Head office in Sydney, NSW .

The successful candidate will sit on the leadership team and provide high-level decision support,reporting and forecasting and analysis processes for the Structural Heart business as well as be involved in driving key projects across ANZ and APAC. As a key contributor at the core of the business, you will deliver results to drive business success.

It's about you shaping our future with us. Thriving in an exceptional culture built on diversity, inclusion and collaboration, there are plenty of exciting opportunities for you to develop a truly extraordinary career.

Your key responsibilities would include but not be limited to:
  • Provide high-quality financial information and advice to the business including budget preparation and accounting strategies for presentation to senior stakeholders.
  • Identifying, implementing and reviewing effective internal financial planning processes and controls
  • Performing required financial reporting and standardised Abbott Structural Heart financial reporting - manage the analysis and communication of financial results for the division with clear reporting insights that add value to the business
  • Building strong financial and commercial awareness within business and partnering with the Country Manager in implementing sales strategies that have an incremental impact on market share gains and operating income
  • Defining and implementing best practice planning and control techniques in line with business needs
  • Assisting marketing to analyse market intelligence information, including share results against share objectives across one of the Medical Devices more complex portfolios
  • Leading and driving new projects both across ANZ and Asia Pacific which help drive change and enable ANZ to be a leading organization in innovative thinking
  • Analysing, preparing and submitting new tenders and customer agreements - including monitoring contract/tender compliance from a pricing perspective
  • Supporting and partnering with Country Manager and Regional Sales Leaders to drive corporate agreements with key hospital stakeholders that add value to the business and protect long term interests of the business

We envisage the successful candidate will bring with them
  • 5+ years of accounting related work experience, along with CPA or equivalent qualifications
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of business, finance and accounting fundamentals including U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Working knowledge and experience in the Healthcare and Medical device industry
  • Experience in strategic analysis & planning and execution, performance metrics, project evaluation and commercial acumen,
  • Evidence of an entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to simplify complex situations, synthesise, communicate and present complex information
  • The ability to be self motivated, insightful, comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty, pro-active, collaborative and consultative with the ability to influence those outside your span of control

Abbott provides some fantastic benefits for our employees, these include:
  • Free Parking
  • Onsite Gym
  • Mothers Room
  • Discounted Healthcare
  • Discounted Shares program
  • Wellness program that includes Fresh fruit etc.
  • Easy access to public transport, bus and rail
  • AND.....Lots, lots more

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit our careers site at for more information.

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

We ask that recruiters respect our internal recruitment process and PSA panel, and refrain from contacting us, or referring candidates to this role.

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