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Lilly Analyst - GA in Cork, Ireland

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 35,000 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.

Key responsibilities for Core GA Analyst

The role of a GA Analyst is to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the month end closing & related General Accounting activities. This requires strict adherence to company policies while working closely with the affiliates.

  • Be seen as a “go-to” information resource for all GA related queries with full ownership for the Cash in Transit, Prepaid, & Accruals on the Balance Sheet

  • Work closely with local affiliate finance organization to understand current activities at the affiliate & ensure these are properly reflected in the financial statements. This includes preparing accounting entries as well as reviewing locally prepared accounting entries to ensure accuracy & completeness of entries as well as appropriateness of backup.

  • Develop and manage monthly trial balance package for small/medium/large size affiliates including fluctuation analysis

  • Ensure adherence to the standard month/quarter/year end timelines & coordinate the various contributing teams to facilitate this, e.g. affiliate finance, CFR

  • Prepare/Review/Approve account reconciliations in accordance with internal reconciliation methodology

  • Review key GA metrics & communicate to stakeholders to ensure key deliverables are being met whilst identifying and implementing initiatives to improve.

  • Support global/regional GA projects

  • Support the overall GA team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members and training of new team members

  • Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills, with attention to detail

  • Ability to proactively & effectively analyse & resolve problems

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables whilst demonstrating full ownership & accountability

  • Ability to respond flexibly and empathetically to customer needs, managing their expectations effectively

  • Ability to work in global team environment & communicate effectively with internal business partners of all levels & disciplines, as well as external Business Process Outsourced organisation team members

Qualifications

  • 2 years’ experience in Finance function or public accounting practice, preferably with in-depth knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS technical accounting

  • Accounting / Finance degree (Undergraduate or Masters as required for certification)

  • CPA, CIMA, ACCA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent

  • Fluency in English

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