Offers “Abbott”

39 days agoAbbott

Assistant Controller

  • Zwolle (Zwolle)
  • Teaching

Job description


Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life.Today, 109,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 countries we serve.

Abbott Laboratories is a large and important factory for Abbott Nutrition. It produces and develops a complete package of medical supplies, tailored to the specific nutritional needs of the patient. The range consists of drinking and tube feeding such as EnsureTM Plus and Jevity®, disease-specific food including Prosure®, and drinking and tube feeding for children. Across our office in Zwolle we continue to innovate and to solve complex challenges within the healthcare industry while planning exciting developments that lie ahead.

At Abbott, you have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the world through challenging and rewarding work as part of a highly successful and trusted organization that is shaping the future of health. Realize your potential! At Abbott Laboratories based in Zwolle we are looking for a:

Assistant Controller

Would you like to be a part of an instrumental team within the Operational Excellence environment in charge or creating new solutions, challenging the current processes and bringing new ideas to the table? Then this is the role for you!

Within this position you can let your creativity roam free while you are solving complex wishes of our internal stakeholders. You will connect with different departments across different layers within our organization and be the main point of contact for various stakeholders in Abbott at the plant as well as beyond. Moreover, you will be a part of a dynamic team within a motivating and inspiring environment at one of the top employers within the healthcare industry.

You will be part of the Finance Planning & Analysis department reporting to the Site Controller (FP&A Manager) and will replace the Site Controller during his absence. The main focus of this position will be the coordination of planning & control processes and activities, as well as advising through non-standard analyzes and reports. The Assistant Controller will also contribute to improvements of financial processes & tools allowing FP&A to expand the business partner role.


You will be supporting the Site Management in the preparation of the annual Plan and Latest Best Estimates of the Manufacturing P&L and Balance Sheet, within the applicable guidelines and quality standards.

Besides coordinating and performing of Planning & Control processes and activities, as well as advising through standard analyzes and reports, your focus will be on improvement of financial processes & tools. Explore and coordinate implementation opportunities in Data Analytics with appropriate tools.

The Assistant Controller will be the main point of contact for specific internal customers like departments within the plant, Finance Shared Services, Corporate Financial Services, division and headquarters for the areas of responsibility and will be answering ad hoc questions. From a categorial perspective Headcount and Payroll will be the main area of responsibility and from a functional perspective you will the single point of contact for specific departments.

In order to prepare financial analyzes you will be actively gathering and pursuing data and information for your own area of attention and translate these into advices.

Financial calculations for strategic management decisions are also the responsibility of this role. Examples are cost price calculation scenarios and analysis for investments.

Shared responsibility for the maintenance and improvement of the cost price model.

Maintenance of financial local procedures within the applicable corporate guidelines and policies, as well as checking compliance with procedures.


HBO+ (bachelor’s) / university degree in business economics or business administration.

Minimum of 3-5 years preferably in a Manufacturing Environment or experience in a similar financial position.

You think out of the box and bring new ideas to the table.

You are accurate, have numerical insight and demonstrable affinity with automated systems (MS Excel and Databases).

Fluency in Dutch and English (verbally as well as in writing) is a must.

You are curious by nature and always find the best ways to approach new stakeholders.

You are used to achieving deadlines and targets individually but also within a team.


Abbott provides a varied, challenging and international position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment. In our organization, you can count on excellent primary and secondary benefits, a positive working atmosphere, a personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities and good career perspective. We are in the business of advancement, both in health solutions and in the lives and careers of our employees. Our work across the world and in many areas of healthcare provides a rich environment for our employees to explore career paths, interests and opportunities.


If you are appealed by Abbott, looking for a job with meaning and recognize yourself in the outlined profile, please make your interest known. You can apply via our website ( ) with your resume and letter of application. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments referring this job profile to Meltem Cakir,



Financial Planning and Analysis



ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain



Netherlands > Zwolle : Building 1








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Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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