Global Accountant

AbbottCharlottesville, VAa month ago

The position of ACCOUNTANT (GLOBAL) is within our CARDIOMETABOLIC FINANCE TEAM located at CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, under the general supervision of the Accounting Manager. The position consolidates global financials and provides financial results and business planning, reporting, analysis, and decision-making support to business unit leadership, engineering, operations, and corporate accounting groups.


  • Post and consolidate global transactions during monthly closing process
  • Act as primary intercompany contact for all intercompany transactions and events
  • Facilitate global business unit performance and spend reviews with Senior Leadership
  • Consolidate global budgets and forecasts and provide visibility to spend reduction opportunities
  • Review and reconcile general ledger accounts monthly
  • Lead global P&L review monthly including qualitative and quantitative variance analysis, outlook vs. run rate, trends, developments, issues, risks/opportunities, and expense analysis
  • Participate and lead analytic projects supporting strategy and business operations, and various special projects
  • Manage the capitalization processes for Engineering development of Internally Developed Software held for Sale (IDSHFS)
  • Organize operational time tracking inputs to defer project costs and analyze individual contract margins.
  • Develop tactical and strategic insights based on results of data analyses
  • Ensure effective internal controls, enforcing polices/procedures that comply with US GAAP, SOX, and company policies
  • Assist in quarterly and yearly audit work



  • High school diploma or GED required
  • College Degree in Accounting or similar or 4 years of experience in a similar role is required.
  • In addition to the above, two or more years of experience is required at this level in a similar accounting role.


  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Strong technical and analytical abilities
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • SAP experience
  • Able to work within a Team environment
  • Lead or mentor experience
  • CPA a plus
  • 5+ years of finance experience


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
  • 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:

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.

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