Supervisor, Transparency

in Abbott Park, IL

Supervisor, Transparency Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Abbott Park, IL, US

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  • Job Type

    Full time

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    Not specified

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

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 the corporate headquarters at Abbott Park, Illinois in the Legal & OEC Operations department. As the Global Transparency Reporting Supervisor, you will have the opportunity to oversee the periodic reporting process to ensure the external Health Care Provider/Organization sunshine reports meet obligations. This role will require working with considerable data from multiple sources, managing tasks, and driving cross-functional Stakeholders to meet obligations correctly and on time.

What You’ll Work On

  • Work with transparency data and technology
    • Connect and review data provided by affiliates and source systems to identify and resolve data quality inconsistency and potential flaws.
    • Analyze technical issues that may occur with the Ops’ processes such as loading transactional data, managing customer master data, and producing reports.
    • Oversee data capture and transformation from Abbott finance systems to transparency database.
  • Manage processes and projects
    • Produce and analyze periodic transparency reports.
    • Track and log activities performed in connection with preparing reports and managing data.
    • Provide subject matter expertise, create content, and drive consistency transparency training and internal communications. Establish schedules and plan for data collection, data quality review, and external report submission.
  • Interact with Stakeholders
    • Hold local transparency leads and data collectors accountable to timelines and obligations, escalating to management where necessary.
    • Train and provide guidance to affiliate Transparency Leads on data collection requirements and in loading data to Ops’ database.
    • Partner with affiliate transparency teams regarding process improvements.
    • Liaison with Abbott BTS and system vendor on system issues.
    • Coordinate work of supervisors and contractors.
    • Create summaries for management.
    • Recommend and follow-up on compliance deviations.

Required Qualifications

  • General Education and Experience
    • Bachelor’s degree. Or equivalent experience
    • No previous global transparency knowledge necessary.
  • Data / Technology Skills
    • Experience working with disparate sources of data and provide guidance on problems.
    • Ability to thoroughly understand the transformation of data as it moves from source systems to external reports.
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel, using VLOOKUP, XLOOKUP, or INDEX MATCH, to connect data and using formulas and pivot tables to analyze the data.
    • High degree of comfort learning new technologies and tools.
  • Tasks / People Skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and ensure compliance from cross-functional teams, with a comfort working with tight timelines and making decisions based on risk.
    • Consistent and strong attention to detail, good judgement, and strong time management skills.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to provide management with summaries of relevant information.
    • Ability to provide guidance and training to Affiliates on operational processes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • General Education and Experience
    • Bachelors.
    • 2+ Years of experience.
  • Data / Technology Skills
    • Previous experience connecting and manipulating disparate sources of data in order to analyze data to troubleshoot problems, identify potential issues, execute solutions, and provide insight. 
    • Experience manipulating data using some of the following tools is highly desirable:
      • SQL to join and aggregate data.
      • Power BI, QLIK, or Tableau to link and view data.
      • Precisely D360 Analyze with Python to view and transform data.
    • Experience connecting and analyzing transactional data, master data (for people and organizations), and reference data.

Tasks / People Skills

  • Project experience on cross-functional teams.
  • Experience working in transparency programs.

Apply Now

* 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:

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 $83,000.00 – $166,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • internal communications
  • data capture
  • python
  • data quality
  • sql
  • vlookup
  • pivot tables
  • microsoft excel
  • tableau
  • power bi
  • corporate legal operations

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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