Offers “Abbott”

days ago Abbott

Senior Accountant

  • Internship
  • USA

Job description

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

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

About Abbott

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our location in Kansas City, MO currently has an opportunity for a Senior Accountant. The position of Senior Accountant serves our Workplace Diagnostic Screening businesses principally located in our Kansas City, Missouri office.  As a part of the Workplace accounting team, the Senior Accountant will be a vital part of the business unit’s accounting operations including procure-to-pay and record-to-report processes. The Senior Accountant’s area of responsibility will include the accounting operations for multiple business units including a software and service business, a laboratory business, and an international business unit.  The Senior Accountant will be responsible for developing process improvement strategies, implementation of accounting technologies and accounting workflows. The Senior Accountant performs a variety of complex duties in general accounting such as analyzing accounts, preparing reports, reconciling intercompany accounts, performing the monthly financial close and consolidation, initiating bank transfers, maintaining fixed assets and CIP, and maintaining & performing software interfaces.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

·  Accounting Entries: Prepare journal entries for monthly and quarterly close related to specifically assigned processes including but not limited to cash, accounts receivable, prepaid expenses, capitalized software, fixed assets, inventory, accounts payable, and a variety of accruals.
·  Reconciliations and Review: Reconcile and/or review assigned G/L accounts to ensure accuracy and identify/resolve discrepancies.
·  Audit: Assist with preparation for external auditor quarterly, interim, or annual procedures.
·  Process Improvement:  Assist in identifying and implementing improvement in both manual and IT dependent accounting processes.
·  Internal Controls:  Suggest and implement ideas to improve and maintain financial and accounting controls and play an integral role in the Company’s compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
·  Supervision and Mentoring:  Provide oversight and mentoring to less experienced accounting staff.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

·  Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting
·  3 - 5 years of progressive accounting experience and at least 2 years of general ledger experience
·  Intermediate to advanced Excel skills

Preferred

·  Licensed Certified Public Accountant
·  Diverse professional background including a combination of private and public experience
·  Experience working in healthcare, manufacturing, or technology
·  Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics Navision, SAGE, or the HFM suite of products
·  Experience working with budgets and forecasts
·  Extensive experience with Word, Excel and PowerPoint

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

·  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:  http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

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.

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

     

JOB FAMILY:

Accounting & Reporting

     

DIVISION:

ARDx Abbott Rapid Diagnostics

        

LOCATION:

United States > Kansas City : 8140 Ward Parkway

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

     

TRAVEL:

No

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

     
Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

     
EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

     
EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf