1+ months

Cost Accounting Analyst

Zwolle, Overijssel 8021 DB

Abbott is a global healthcare company committed to helping people live not just longer, but better. We employ around 99,000 people in 150 countries with a diverse portfolio spanning pharmaceuticals, nutrition, diagnostics and devices.

At Abbott, you have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the world through challenging and rewarding work as part of a highly successful and trusted organization that is shaping the future of health. Realize your potential!

Abbott Laboratories is a large and important factory for Abbott Nutrition. It produces and develops a complete package of medical supplies, tailored to the specific nutritional needs of the patient. The range consists of drinking and tube feeding such as EnsureTM Plus and Jevity®, disease-specific food including Prosure®, and drinking and tube feeding for children.

For our Finance department at Abbott Laboratories based in Zwolle we are looking for a:

Cost Accounting Analyst

Across our office in Zwolle we continue to innovate and to solve complex challenges within the healthcare industry while planning exciting developments that lie ahead. Would you like to be a part of an instrumental team within the Operational Excellence environment in charge or creating new solutions, challenging the current processes and brining new ideas to the table? Then this is the role for you!

Within this position you can let your creativity roam free while you are solving complex wishes of our internal stakeholders. You will connect with different departments across different layers within our organization and be the main point of contact for our shared service environment. Moreover, you will be a part of a dynamic team within a motivating and inspiring environment at one of the top employers within the healthcare industry.

Key Accountabilities

Financial Planning

  • Support site management in the preparation of the annual Plan and LBEs, within the applicable guidelines and quality standards.
  • Analyze report results and translate them into advices.
  • Pro-actively identify and record deviations in accordance with the applicable guidelines, procedures and formats.

    Communication and reporting

    • Inform management about variances to financial targets and propose and encourage corrective actions.
    • Preparation reports for relevant departments and headquarters for your own area of ​​attention (e.g. material usage variance, production volume and absorption, overhead spending from relevant departments, distressed inventory, overtime, etc.).
    • Answering ad hoc questions from relevant departments or headquarters.
    • Prepare financial analyses and translate these into advices.
    • Provide insight into the content of the annual Plan and LBEs for your own area of ​​attention.
    • Fulfill own part in the analyzing and reporting of weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual results.
    • Point of contact for specific internal customers like departments, SSO, Corporate Financial Services and headquarters.

      Planning & Control

      • Focus on performing Planning & Control processes and activities, as well as advising through standard analyzes and reports.
      • Perform Month End Close activities on for your own area of attention.
      • Calculate standard cost prices through a standard cost price system.
      • Maintaining the standard cost price system and determining the allocation of costs.
      • Monitor movements in inventory accounting (SOx control).

        Knowledge, skills and experience:


Posted: 2020-07-08 Expires: 2020-09-10

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