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Abbott Controller UK & Ireland - Electrophysiology & Heart Failure (based in Solihull) in Solihull, United Kingdom

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Abbott offers a comprehensive and expanding set of life-changing cardiovascular technologies including an Electrophysiology portfolio that helps address abnormal heart rhythms and a Heart Failure portfolio which provides a broad scope of outcome-driven solutions for the spectrum of patients needing heart failure therapy and management.

Our Electrophysiology and Heart Failure division are recruiting for a Country Controller, to partner with the Commercial Country Leader and Regional Controller, to drive the financial journey of the assigned countries (UK & Ireland), with full responsibility over the P&L. Based at our office in Solihull, the Country Controller will be a key business partner to commercial and finance leadership, ensuring financial compliance with all relevant internal and external standards, driving compliant bottom-line management and overseeing all value creation activities (such as bonus plans, recruitment, payroll etc.) in the country scope. The Controller will need to develop a deep understanding of latest business developments, as well as owning commercial risk and the responsibility to develop scenarios to offset financial exposures.

Main Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the development and the delivery of all LBE commitments during the year (process as well as content). Ensure strong operational discipline for all finance-driven processes across the organization.

  • Ensure full financial compliance with all activities in scope.

  • Identify need for data to support decisions and drive the decision making process and partner successfully with commercial leadership.

  • Provide ongoing standard analysis on all levels of the P&L, mainly revenue, margin and operating expenses. Develop mitigation plans where needed to offset risks.

  • Proactively drive new ways of looking at the results and commitments. Closely collaborate with the regional leadership team to drive value creation through FP&A work and identify specific projects together with the leadership team to further drive value creation.

  • Take ownership on all tasks that directly influence the P&L and bring the experts to the table across expertise groups and functions and support their understanding.


  • The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline and a qualified accountant.

  • Significant experience in a similar fast-paced role, in a corporate environment (medtech advantageous).

  • Demonstrated proven financial influencing skills at management level, with a track record of strong business-partnering and driving change amongst peers and leaders.

  • Proven mastery on large data handling and tool-driven data analysis. Advanced Excel user, with data-cube system experience (Hyperion, Dodeca, etc.)

  • A solid level of accounting and compliance experience (e.g. Big 4 or internal audit background).

  • Passionate about change management.

  • A team player who works well within a matrix organisation.

As you’d expect from an innovative global health care company, we offer excellent salaries and a competitive range of benefits including a defined-contribution pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, and a flexible benefits scheme.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email