Senior Auditor, Global Finance Audit

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 AbbottAbbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve peoplexe2x80x99s health. Wexe2x80x99re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.Working at AbbottAt Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. Youxe2x80x99ll also have access to:xe2x80xa2Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .xe2x80xa2Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPOxe2x80xa2An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contributionxe2x80xa2Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit – an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelorxe2x80x99s degree.xe2x80xa2A 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.xe2x80xa2A 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 OpportunityThis 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 Abbottxe2x80x99s 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 YOUxe2x80x99LL DOPerform financial audits of Abbott Laboratoriesxe2x80x99 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 YOUxe2x80x99LL BRINGRequired:BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, or equivalent practical experience3-6 busy seasons in internal/external audit practice of a public accounting firm, Big 4, highly preferredStrong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley; experience in performing financial statement audits for SEC clients and/or SOX processes and controlsProject management experience including the ability to organize, plan, prioritize and complete assignments with little or no supervisionStrong interpersonal and communication skills requiredAbility to express a point of view and advise on risk and control considerationsManufacturing and/or international business experience desirableAbility to use discretion and handle sensitive/confidential informationCPA or other certification (CFE, CIA, CMA), highly preferred40-60% 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.comFollow 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, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobalThe base pay for this position is $72,700.00 xe2x80x93 $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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