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Financial Controller at Abbot


Financial Controller at Abbot 


> Responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting & accounting, taxation, treasury and audit

> Responsible for maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures in accordance with U.S. GAAP and IFRS to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.

> Supervise a team of 3 Accounting staff and CFS Contractors.

> Responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner.

> Address tight deadlines

> Manage a multitude of accounting activities including General Ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation, and extending support to Divisions

Work closely with the Legal Counsel, & Commercial Finance Heads and the Middle East CFS Regional Affiliate Finance Director, Controllers and COE Manager.


> Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.

> Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.

> Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.

> Close coordination with COE Egypt Team and ensure the accurate and timely processing of payment transactions.

> Ensure that the monthly Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner - i.e. Monitor and Tracking of RCIs (Reportable Compliance Incidence) and Non-RCI (Non-Reportable Compliance Incidence).

> Supports budget and planning activities.

> Collaborates with the other finance department managers to support overall department goals and objectives.

> Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

> Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.

> Responsible for the maintenance of local legal and statutory books for tax filing of all Abbott entities in the country.

> Respond to inquiries from the Finance Manager/Finance Director, Affiliate Finance Director, and other finance and company wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.

> Work with and support the Affiliate Finance Director to ensure a clean and timely year end audit.

> Ensure that all financial reporting deadlines are met.

> Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the Accounting Department.

> Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.

> Handle personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc.

> Work with each member of the Accounting staff to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.

> Support Affiliate Finance Director with special projects - i.e. Automation and workflow process improvements.


BS in Business with emphasis in Accounting. CPA preferred.


  • Seven (7) to Ten (10) years of solid Accounting work experience.
  • Multinational company experience
  • Solid working knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
  • PC proficient
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-pace setting.
  • Computer literate / savvy
  • Proven working knowledge and experience with ERP Accounting Systems preferably BPCS
  • Must have strong experience with MS Office - Excel, Access and Word.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.

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