Company: Abbott Laboratories
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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.
A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're
committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular
disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our
breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so
they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on
innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat
people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.
Our location in Austin, TX , currently has an opportunity for a
Commission Specialist. -Working without appreciable supervision,
leads in the development, implementation, execution and payment of
Compensation Plans and related Employee Agreements. Prepares
internal and external USD Compensation statements, supporting
schedules, performs financial compensation and data
review/analysis, assists in preparation/completion of accounting
and compensation month-end closings, and assists in financial
compensation reporting. Applies and shares advanced expertise in
the analysis and review of sales and legal requirements for the
purpose of executing commission and bonus payments. Initiates the
planning, organizing, performing, coordinating and/or directing of
sales compensation work, and may contribute to the performance
evaluations of other department personnel. Remains abreast of and
consults on Sales Compensation trends and financial standards.
Possesses and exercises strong relational database management
organizational skills. Identifies and routinely uses the most
effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes;
continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness.
Assures the quality of services meets internal and external
customer requirements. Exercises judgment in planning, organizing
and performing work; monitors performance and reports status to
manager. Leads in a team environment, and shares expertise on
operational sales activities and related applications.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
--- Analysis and development of sales compensation plan
requirements, and ensuring proper implementation and testing of
calculations, results and reporting.
--- Demonstrate the knowledge and execution of all Division USD
Sales Compensation and Bonus Plans and their relation
Employee Agreements and related data processes.
--- Exhibit a high level of proficiency with relational databases
and software applications, and share knowledge and expertise with
--- Develop new spreadsheet analytics that enhance analysis to
ensure the most reliable results.
--- Demonstrate a lead role within the group that focuses on best
customer service results with internal and external customers;
exhibit an example role for communication and interaction with
--- Take a lead role in audit projects.
--- Take a lead role in interacting with other departments, such a
General Accounting, Finance, Compensation/HR/Legal, IT and Internal
--- Assume a leading role on project teams in the implementation of
new/upgraded designs in software and processes, and sales
--- Assume the lead on ad-hoc project requests, and ensure proper
follow-up on results.
--- Assists in financial and sales compensation closing activities,
including reconciliations and final pay file distributions.
--- Ensures Financial, Data and Sales Compensation processes are in
compliance with internal and external audit practices and
--- Remains current on developments on field of expertise.
--- Resolves and/or facilitates resolution of problems including
identifying causes to prevent re-occurrence.
--- Performs related functions and responsibilities, on occasion,
--- Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies,
operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains
positive and cooperative communications and
collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors,
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's degree or Master's Degree or CPA in Finance, Accounting,
Business Administration or other related discipline or equivalent
Minimum 7 years In a Financial/Accounting/Sales Analyst role(s),
and inclusive of experience in a Commission Accountant/Analyst
Relevant functional experience of five years in Financial/Sales
Reporting and Database
Must demonstrated advanced Excel/Access skills, the ability to
interface data with new
or existing software and/or applications, and prepare routine
ad-hoc reports using SQL
and other data mining tools.
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business
unit model preferred.
Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to
effectively communicate at
multiple levels in the organization.
Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to
Ability to travel, including internationally.
WHAT WE OFFER
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
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
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
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