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Finance Manager eCommerce Commercial - Nutrition - Columbus, OH

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Finance Manager e-Commerce Commercial

Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac, PediaSure, Pedialyte, Ensure, Glucerna and ZonePerfect - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Columbus, OH, currently has an opportunity for a Finance Manager E-Commerce Commercial



The Finance Manager provides all financial support to a large fast-growing retail channel. This role is a key leadership role that is responsible for modeling sales and profitability and reporting results. The individual will serve as the point person for ad hoc analysis leading to margin accretive sales growth. This individual will work closely with business unit leaders and cross-functional teams to evaluate impacts of promotional activity, innovations and competitive impacts to market and share. This role also ensures all internal controls are met.


  • eCommerce Strategy: Establish benchmark principles and KPIs based on industry standards to influence internal recommendations to enable Abbott to grow our leadership position within the channel. Provide recommendations to enable a profitable mix of business shifts to eCommerce optimizing Supply Chain and Marketing resources.
  • Deliver Meaningful Financial Forecasts: Translate Consumption forecast into a sales and shipment model considering category and retailer trends, brand initiatives, as well as inventory levels throughout the eCommerce channel. Understand, analyze and report inventory level changes to incorporate into financial forecast in a transparent manner. Foresee potential opportunities/risk and prepare contingency plans in advance.
  • Maintain an external outlook: Focus on internal and external impacts to our business and build forecasts not only for Abbott but also for main competitors. Understand how competitive actions drive sales for the competition as well as their impact to our sales, market, and share. Provide insights and projection to key internal stakeholders to drive conversation on growth expectations for Abbott and the market within the eCommerce channel.
  • Support customer relationships: Work closely with Accounts Receivable collections and trade management ensuring timely settlements are made between Abbott and retailers.
  • Reporting Results: Responsible for accurate and timely reporting of business unit results.



  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 8+ years accounting and financial planning experience. CPA, CMA or MBA preferred.
  • Proficient with financial modeling, systems, tools including Excel, and COGNOS


  • Prior financial support in an e-Commerce team strongly preferred
  • Exceptional business partnering and strategic thinking skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to work across functions and organizations in a global environment
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels and functions; capable of presenting complex financial information in easy-to-understand formats and terms
  • Operate independently and adaptable to changing requirements
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities


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

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Harrisburg , Finance Manager eCommerce Commercial - Nutrition - Columbus, OH, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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