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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Our location in Abbott Park, IL currently has an opportunity for a Senior Auditor. We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Auditor to assess effectiveness of SOX financial and compliance related business processes and controls at domestic and international locations. Identify the most effective and efficient approaches to mitigate risks and continually evaluate the effectiveness of processes in place. Promote the process of continuous monitoring of controls and risk management, and work with management to develop potential solutions for issues identified. Exercise judgment in planning and organizing work. Perform special assignment and projects as directed.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Perform audit procedures of financial and compliance related business processes and controls.
This will include reviewing internal control documentation, performing walk-throughs of key processes, performing tests of key controls to ensure they are operating effectively and evaluating deficiencies identified during testing.
Perform other business process and compliance projects included in the Internal Audit Plan.
Create clear and accurate documentation of financial, business and compliance processes and controls as well as test results and conclusions.
Develop audit programs including steps to test effectiveness of controls in place to address risks.
Report (orally and in writing) on the results of work performed including recommendations for deficiencies identified.
Establish positive working relationships with management.
Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.
Maintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, or related field.
2+ years public accounting or audit experience with large company (including 1+ years in-charging audits).
Strong understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley and audit experience in testing SOX related processes and controls.
2+ years project management experience including the ability to organize, plan, prioritize and complete assignments with little or no supervision.
Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
Ability to use discretion and handle sensitive/confidential information.
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
Ability to travel approximately 35%, including internationally.
CPA designation or other certification (CISA, CIA, CMA) strongly desired.
Manufacturing and/or international business experience highly preferred.
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
Big 4 experience preferred.
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
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.
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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.