Lilly Associate Director-Manufacturing Finance in Branchburg, New Jersey


Title Associate Director-Manufacturing Finance

City Branchburg

State / Province New Jersey

Country USA

Company Overview At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Responsibilities You will work directly with the Manufacturing organization to help analyze and understand the financials behind their actual, forecast, budget and long range plan. It is critical to demonstrate strong communication skills and be a strong team player with the ability to work independently. You will be able to apply your analytical skills, and share financial outcomes within the Lilly finance organization in Indianapolis and non-finance managers.

This position is a key professional position supporting the Manufacturing and TSMS departments($75M in annual expense). This includes helping to develop the forecast and business plan and then analyzing the actual results to understand the variances and explaining the variances within the Finance organization locally and at Lilly Corporate, Accounting and Site Management.

Accountable for financial reporting around the site’s cost of goods produced in Branchburg site ($125-150M annually); inventory on the balance sheet and manufacturing variances on the income statement. Also, you will be responsible for developing the site’s standard costs. This includes working with Procurement and Operations Planning to coordinate the input, calculation and storage of the master data in our instance of SAP. You will have the key responsibility for communicating standard costing details with Lilly Tax and Lilly Manufacturing Finance.

The Associate Director will be the central point of contact for maintaining and updating SOX documentation around the site’s inventory controls, and key point of contact for Sox audits internally and externally.

  • You will be representative of Finance on the Supply Chain Flow Team and off line process team in Branchburg.

The Associate Director of Finance also will be integral for the Branchburg financial integration project. As such, understand and integrate into different Lilly integration team workflows and activity timelines and influence other technical and business staff for a successful product costing integration.

  • You will be able to be a proactive player in anticipating and resolving complex product costing issues leading to an efficient overall integration project. Make decisions that optimize solutions across financial components and various business geographies. Note that this portion of the job will be temporary and will conclude once the integration is complete.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (e.g Accounting and/or Finance) with minimum 5 years industry experience (e.g costing, manufacturing finance, SAP financial program integration)

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Experience with SAP required

  • Solid understanding of Mfg Finance processes and management reporting with prior site manufacturing financial experience preferred

  • Deep Expertise with SAP and SAP data structure related to materials, costing, inventory valuation and management reporting.

  • Financial controls knowledge.

  • Project execution skills.

  • Influence and solid communication skills with demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work with others under stressful conditions.

  • Self-Starter with good judgment and decision-making skills, know when to ask for help

Additional Information

  • Likely limited travel required 5%

  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Removal Date 03-Nov-2017