Senior Manager Financial Planning and Analysis - Nutrition - Abbott Park

in Abbott Park, IL

Senior Manager Financial Planning and Analysis - Nutrition - Abbott Park Job

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  • Job Location

    Abbott Park, IL, US

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    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

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.

Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.

Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

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:

  • 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, Medical Benefits start day 1
  • Vacation – 3 weeks accrued vacation (1st yr. is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
  • Company Paid Pension Plan
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%
  • 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 stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

The Opportunity

Our location in Lake County, IL, currently has an opportunity for a Manager Financial Planning and Analysis.

The ANSC Finance manager is the key contact for AN HQ team, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of all financial planning and analysis requirements at the consolidation level. This role requires effective interaction with multiple Nutrition business units and senior leaders.

Responsible for financial planning, reporting and analysis to support Abbott Nutrition Supply Chain (ANSC). Reports to Assistant Controller ANSC and is responsible for managing key deliverables spanning across the organization. Leads the consolidation of Actuals, LBE, OEM forecast for Total AN supply chain. Supports the preparation of executive presentations, executive reporting, and strategic analysis. Provides direct support to a DVP of Strategy and DVP of Global Supply Operations. Leads a team of 3 direct reports.

Key finance leadership position within ANSC reporting to Assistant Controller with the following key responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate all aspects of the financial planning process for Total Nutrition Supply Chain. Including but not limited to:
  • Actuals reporting with Plant production results, coordinating Monthly Management Package, Quarterly LBE/ Confirmation and Annual OEM.
  • Perform complex financial analysis, as directed by management, and develop alternative course of action by utilizing appropriate financial tools.
  • Prepare and support executive leadership presentations.
  • Support ANSC HQ budgets +$50MM of spend.
  • Leads the International Sourcing budget of +$30MM which includes which requires partnering cross functionally to develop the forecast and resolve any issues.
  • Serves as a dedicated financial support to DVP of Strategy and DVP of Global Supply Operations
  • Liaison for various ad-hoc requests between AN Commercial, Operations and Plant finance personnel.
  • Leads various process improvements and simplification initiatives across the Supply Chain Organization.
  • Coordinate the Annual AN Cost Change reconciliation between Supply Chain & Commercial finance teams
  • Leads the annual OH Budget allocations to Product Costs.
  • Various Ad hoc financial analysis and preparation of presentations for DVP of Supply Chain and Corporate officer.


Primary Job Function:

  • Ensure integrity of financials; maintain sound internal controls.
  • Effectively present financial and non-financial information to division and corporate leadership.
  • Manage the content, process, and timing of the quarterly rolling LBE and annual OEM including preparation of review presentations and required corporate/Division templates.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in formation, evaluation, and assessment of financial planning deliverables and processes. Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency.
  • Lead and develop a team of three by effectively prioritizing and delegating to ensure timely completion of deliverables. Provide coaching and career development opportunities to direct reports.
  • Provide financial and strategic insight to Senior Management on key business decisions.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in accounting, financial planning and analysis, and/or financial auditing CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • 10 + years of financial experience with a focus on financial planning and analysis
  • Candidate/incumbent should possess:
  • Demonstrated initiative, analytical thinking, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate with others concisely and accurately
  • Ability to interact with finance and non-finance professionals at all levels
  • Ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships; displays socially and professionally appropriate behavior
  • Ability to operate independently with broad scope of responsibility under minimal supervision and under challenging time constraints
  • Ability or aptitude to apply in-depth knowledge of financial processes, accounting methodologies and division-specific operations
  • Ability to facilitate interpretation and understanding of data, identify risks, develop recommendations, and implement solutions
  • Ability or aptitude to utilize computer software applications (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) to complete tasks
  • Ability or aptitude to manage cross functional projects and work effectively in a team environment


  • Strengths in strategic planning, execution of those plans and cross-functional project management
  • Prior Supply Chain or Manufacturing Plant experience
  • Multi geographical experience also preferred along with large site experiences
  • Advanced communication and leadership skills required
  • Ability to balance between the strategic perspective and proper attention to detail when a hands-on approach is required
  • Wide ranging financial experience, including planning, reporting, and controls


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 
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled  
  • 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:  

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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The base pay for this position is $109,300.00 – $218,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • financial planning
  • financial planning and analysis
  • financial analysis
  • financial planning process
  • financial strategic insight
  • financial processes
  • commercial finance
  • strategic analysis
  • strategic planning
  • project management
  • process improvement leadership
  • analytical thinking
  • data interpretation & risk management
  • accounting
  • auditing
  • computer software applications


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Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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