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Status: 12-month contract
Location: Mississauga, ON (Office based)
Under the supervision of the Abbott CRM Business Controller, this role ensures appropriate integrity and reasonableness of financial data as well as compliance with Corporate/Divisional financial policies and procedures, and profound understanding of GAPP. Support all aspects of Financial Control at the affiliate finance level - including Revenue Recognition, Reporting and Monthly Account Accruals and preparation.
This role is the key liaison between finance and the sales team and must support unique models and rebate programs to ensure the Division's liability is sufficient and properly supported. This role must identify risks, assesses assumptions and proposes recommendations and solutions to issues.
Manage rebate implementation, accrual, reporting and payment processes
Provide information as required during the RFP process and agreement drafting
Create rebate schedule for each customer's individual rebate program
Ensure rebates are accurately calculated and accrued on a monthly basis
Conduct quarterly rebate reviews with sales management and Contracts to validate the accuracy and reasonableness of accruals, highlight contract or compliance issues, identify revenue opportunities, payments due, etc.
Provide quarterly rebate review summaries, highlight action items
Verify contractual compliance as required, prior to releasing rebates earned
Ensure all rebate payments are appropriately calculated, documented and approved prior to payment
Manage all technology credit purchases made using rebate funds
Manage leverage capital deals
Monthly and quarterly sales reporting for buying groups
Manage the Sales Reporting Program
Manage month end entry
Service Plan and Warranty Revenue
Sales Adjustments, Deferrals
Manage quarterly reporting processes related to Revenue Recognition
Ensure that all capital and service program sales are appropriately documented, revenue recognition requirements met, and revenue deferral/recognition entries completed as appropriate
Required Skills & Abilities:
Advanced knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, Vlookup, Hlookup, etc) and financial applications i.e., SAP, Business Objects
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Demonstrates a sense of urgency and timelines
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to communicate effectively with all levels of management
Excellent English communications skills, French would be considered an asset
Receptive to change and a team player
Ability to prioritize and to meet strict deadline requirements
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance is required
CPA Accounting Designation preferred
Revenue Recognition experience
5 - 7 years previous experience in a similar role
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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.