Site Controller

in Westfield, IN

Site Controller Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    31076443

  • Req #

    ABLAUS31076443ENUSEXTERNAL

  • Job Location

    Westfield, IN, US

  • Job Category

    Finance

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Site Controller

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 works out of our Westfield IN., location in the Structural Heart Division. Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

The Site Controller is a finance head of an important site for Structural Heart Operation; manages financial planning, analysis, and reporting activities while strategically business partner with site leadership team including operation, supply chain, and quality functions to achieve short and longer term objectives.


What You'll Work On:

  • The position partners with Manufacturing, QA/RA, and Materials Management through budget decisions, financial training, financial recommendations, and general business guidance.

  • Interacts with the Site Operations team through presentations of financial plans/analyses/strategies and is responsible for representing finance in these plant discussions.

  • In conjunction with the Site Operations team, sets the appropriate financial direction ensuring the proper reflection of financial results and forecasts.

  • Facilitates proper reporting, analysis and monitoring of actual results across manufacturing organizations.

  • Coordinate, consolidate and generally manages the development of plans for the site including standards, LBE’s (forecast) and capital budgets.

  • Prepares annual cost standards for existing and new products.

  • Working in conjunction with Site and Operations management, develop and implement financial and operational measurement tools focusing on productivity and customer service improvements.

  • Assures compliance to all relevant GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley regulations, as well as Corporate and divisional policies and procedures.  Provide necessary support for local/corporate tax filings and internal/external audit activities

  • Develops and mentors direct reports and provide financial acumen to site functions.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Establishing controls across sites in compliance with Corporate Finance Policies and GAAP accounting

  • Financial Planning and Analysis – Monthly/Quarterly P&L forecast

  • Financial reporting - Monthly close for P&L and balance sheet and KPIs

  • Drive short and long term continuous improvement Initiatives which drives year over year gross margin improvements

  • Product Standard Costing

  • Production/Inventory Control Data

  • Capital/RCE Investment Analysis and Control

  • Fixed Asset Control

  • SOX and audit support

  • Develop and nurture talent


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree;  BA / BS in Accounting or Finance.

  • 8 or more years of diverse financial experience including manufacturing accounting, operations support, financial planning and analysis, general accounting, internal control/audit, project accounting support, and ad hoc analysis.

  • Minimum 5 years managerial position or role in Finance; demonstrated operation finance experience including exposure to manufacturing systems (SAP) and product costing is required

  •  Strong organization, interpersonal, communication and management skills (persuasiveness and negotiation) are key. Highly organized individual capable of interfacing with individuals in a variety of senior management positions/levels.

  •  Must have the ability to balance the needs of the organization when conflicting goals may exist. Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the tasks at hand and prioritize appropriately, giving clear direction to those that work for you.

  •  Forward thinking for effective strategic business planning a must. 

  • Self- motivated  carrying growth mindset

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA or MBA strongly encouraged.  

* 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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews.



The base pay for this position is $125,300.00 – $250,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • project accounting
  • operations management
  • ad hoc analysis
  • corporate finance
  • materials management
  • product costing
  • financial compliance management
  • corporate tax
  • operational improvement development
  • financial planning
  • data management
  • financial planning and analysis
  • cost standard preparation
  • business planning
  • investment analysis
  • continuous improvement initiatives
  • financial management skills
  • strategic business planning a
  • accounting
  • sap
  • data analysis and reporting

Additional Information

Who We Are

PUT YOUR TALENTS TO WORK

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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