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Abbott Cost Analyst, Global Operations & QA, Transfusion Medicine in Abbott Park, Illinois

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.


The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Abbott Park (Waukegan), Illinois currently has an opportunity for a Cost Analyst, Global Operations & QA, Transfusion Medicine.


The Cost Analyst role in Global Operations & QA is a new key position within the Transfusion Medicine Finance team. The individual will provide and drive financial support for Plans, LRPs, LBEs, the annual standard setting process, cost and inventory accounting, and support global projects. The position will have excellent exposure to both Division Financial as well as senior Operations leadership personnel.

Main Responsibilities Include:

  • The Cost Analyst is the financial partner and counsel to Global Operations, Supply Chain and QA teams supporting a full range of controller-ship responsibilities including financial planning and analysis, cost accounting and special project support.

  • This position participates in strategic initiatives and provides financial information which enables timely and effective decision making.

  • Position is supporting the coordination, consolidation and development of Plan, LBE, LRP and other financial forecasts for the Global Operations and QA organization as well as the creation and presentation of monthly actuals dashboards and reporting packages.

  • Key aspects of the role are including the support of the Cost Accounting teams in the Transfusion Medicine manufacturing sites in the US and Germany, including participation in the annual standard cost setting cycle as well as other key activities and projects.

  • The position will also partner with and support TM Divisional groups in Supply Chain and Engineering for volume forecasting and analytics and TM capital planning, execution and cash flow management.



  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in Accounting or Finance

  • 2-6 years finance or accounting experience.


  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and influencing skills as position interfaces with various levels across the organization (including senior management) in both finance and operations functions.

  • Prior experience in cost accounting/operations environment preferred.


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

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