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Lilly Associate Manager-SAP in Bangalore, India

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.


The Associate Manager-SAP will be responsible for providing global training, consulting, problem resolution, process improvements, and to leverage the use of SAP to make business processes more efficient and effective. This position will focus on, Planning, Forecasting and management reporting (FPR) business process. He/She will act as an SME for SAP and provide business support on SAP and planning related queries. He/She must be able to quickly develop high quality, creative, solutions to business problem and request from Key stakeholders. This role will learn the current SAP R3 PFR processes at Lilly and support in driving pre-projects in preparation for future migration to SAP S4/HANA platform.

Essential Deliverables and Responsibilities:

  • Become SME for SAP and provide business support on queries and problems

  • Provide planning and reporting solutions aligned to business requirements

  • Provide security and business Planning tool support to users during business planning phase

  • Address user concerns on month end data validation in a timely manner

  • Assist in mapping the requirement into SAP processes, design and document the solution

  • Creation and maintenance of documentation, training materials and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) related to SAP and PFR process

  • Planning, Conducting and managing multiple Training sessions before the business planning commences.

  • Create, Manage and Support cost center structures and design

  • Support in driving pre-projects in preparation for future migration to SAP S4/HANA platform.

  • Work effectively in a team and be accountable to deliver the results with focus on prioritizing the deliverables

Main Requirement

  • Bachelor of Engineering/MBA in Finance

  • Strong FPR business process knowledge, including global process experience

  • Strong SAP skills. Experience in SAP FI-CO preferred

  • Understanding of Sap Analytics on Aloud (SAC) and SAP BW/S4 HANA, is a plus

  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant experience

  • Technology-SAP, Business Objects, S4/HANA, A40,

  • Advanced Excel knowledge, VBA Coding, Business Objects etc.

  • Understanding of financial planning, forecasting and reporting processes

  • Demonstrated project management and time management skills with ability to multi-task and work under tight timelines.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and negotiate solutions to complex technical challenges.

  • Strong Written, Verbal, and Communication Abilities

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At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!