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IT Analyst

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.

The Clara Abbott Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization managed and funded separately from Abbott.  The Foundation provides need-based financial assistance to help Abbott employees, retirees, and their dependents through difficult financial situations.  The Foundation was established through the will of Clara Abbott, the wife of Abbott’s founder, and has been helping Abbott families around the world for more than 80 years.  For more information, visit

The primary objective of The Clara Abbott Foundation IT Analyst role is to support the achievement of Foundation goals through the use of appropriate information technology, including all aspects of The Foundation’s grant management system, financial system, and all related technology.  This position plays an integral role in ensuring and executing Foundation privacy and security programs.


The Foundation’s grant management system is a cloud-based, multi-lingual, multi-currency application which processes more than 8,000 applications annually.  The grant management system controls all phases of the application process, including intake, communications, approvals, and payments.  The grant management system is integrated with the accounting system and has reporting capability available beyond what is currently utilized.

This position will serve as system administrator, which includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Providing day to day system maintenance and supporting Foundation staff
  • Performing monthly systems reconciliations between integrated grant management and accounting systems
  • Maintaining system documentation
  • Assisting in planning, developing, and testing Foundation system projects, including expansion of global language capability
  • Expanding report utilization, including developing and maintaining key metrics dashboard

This position will play a key role in monitoring and ensuring compliance with data privacy policies, including:

  • Working with Compliance manager to conduct privacy assessments with internal and external staff and key vendors/partners
  • Monitoring and communicating the impact of Abbott’s privacy initiatives on Foundation operations
  • Executing any necessary changes to ensure compliance with policies
  • Executing necessary action to ensure compliance with record retention schedule and policies
  • Other responsibilities may include working with Abbott to track and manage fixed assets, communicating or training on changes with key stakeholders, working with cross functional teams to achieve Foundation goals


  • Data management skills – must be proficient in MS Excel and familiar with other MS Office programs and have the ability to learn new computer systems quickly
  • Capacity to adapt to changes in daily workflow
  • Ability to analyze problems and investigate alternatives
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to think critically with an eye for details



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3+ years MIS/IT experience required


  • Accounting background a plus


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:

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.

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Salary Range
$70,000.00 - 99,000.00
per Year
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Gurnee, IL 60031, US