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Abbott Senior Financial Analyst, Special Projects in Kansas City, Missouri

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott’s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for the workplace, healthcare providers, and individuals.

Abbott’s Workplace Services business is driven by the vision, passion and dedication of its employees who are committed to developing and delivering innovative products and services which automate and streamline the employee screening process by combining cutting-edge technology with superior customer service.

Abbott is seeking a highly motivated Senior Financial Analyst, Special Projects to join the finance team in our Kansas City office. As the Senior Financial Analyst, Special Projects, you will assist with financial operations, working collaboratively with the finance team, business leaders, and the leadership team to enable strategic decision-making. You will be a significant contributor to special projects including implementation of new financial policies and processes, process improvement, project-based financial analysis a wide range of ad-hoc finance projects.

We seek someone who approaches projects with an innovative, service-oriented mindset, and a strong emphasis on data-driven solutions. The ideal candidate will possess an analytical mind, an ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, and a strong desire to make an impact.

This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.


  • Financial Analysis & Decision Support

  • Perform project-based financial modeling and analysis includingdevelopment of assumptions, creation of modeling, comparing forecast toactuals, and reporting key metrics to business stakeholders

  • Support daily refresh and reporting of project projections

  • Work collaboratively with the commercial sales team, finance teamand business leaders to develop and maintain detailed project forecasts

  • Support internal business partners with managing to forecast andproactively elevate risks and opportunities

  • Special Project Coordination

  • Serve as project manager for key finance and accountinginitiatives

  • Work closely with broader finance and accounting team members toidentify process or system gaps, plan projects, and implement value-addedprocess improvements.

  • Represent finance team in quarterly IT roadmap planning andprioritization

  • Assist with special projects and prepare ad-hoc analysis tosupport strategic decision-making (e.g., “what if" analysis, businessforecasting, profitability projections)

  • Performs other duties as assignedby the Vice President of Finance


  • Bachelor’sdegree in accounting or finance

  • 4-7years of progressive accounting experience

  • Priorexperience serving in a project management capacity


  • Master’sdegree in accounting or business

  • LicensedCertified Public Accountant

  • Experienceworking with Microsoft Dynamics Navision, SAGE, or the HFM suite of products

  • Experienceworking with budgets and forecasts

  • Extensiveexperience with Word, Excel and PowerPoint


  • Havinga growth mindset, intellectual curiosity, and the passion to learn

  • Strongproject management skills and capacity to lead multiple projects simultaneously

  • Exceptionalanalytical capabilities and attention to detail

  • Strongtechnical writing and documentation skills

  • Processorientation and a broad knowledge of finance and accounting best practices

  • A provenability to execute

  • Abilityto work independently and complete tasks on-time with minimal supervision

  • Excelmastery and proven experience in building strong financial models required

  • PowerPointmastery and the ability to present complex financial concepts in concise,understandable terms to a wide range of audiences

About Abbott:

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 130 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 107,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 countries we serve.

An equal opportunity employer,Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please send an email to myrecruiter@alere.com .

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com