Lilly Consultant-Finance Lead in Greenfield, Indiana



This position is part of a central North American finance team that has CFO responsibility for business partnering, planning, forecasting and reporting with a focus on the US Food Animal organization. The role has significant upward influence and exposure opportunities. It requires strong analytical skill, strong interpersonal skills in order to connect and be respected by the key commercial stakeholders, curiosity and willingness to understand the business in depth to provide relevant analysis and a point of view. Total Sales responsibility is $750M and OPEX responsibility $60M.

The key responsibilities are the following:

Serves as the key financial link to the business unit and provides support to drive financial results. Further key stakeholders include the US Food Animal leadership team and key functional support areas.

Business partnering activities include the following:

  1. Drive Performance management (sales forecasting, rolling risks and opportunities, systematically drive upside initiatives, controls OPEX budgets)

  2. Support and influence decision making for strategic and tactical initiatives within the business through robust financial analysis/ modelling

  3. Drive focus on growth through optimized pricing levels, full transparency on gross to net deductions and effective promotional activities through proactive support

  4. Support Food Animal Channel strategies and offers

Lead development of financial forecasts (Budget, Strategic plan and latest forecasts) for designated area of responsibility

Provide monthly reports to explain financial performance and deviations from plan

Drive best practice sharing across the NA Finance team and support other areas as required by business priorities

Provide financial, budgetary and decision making support to the Commercial Operations Organization

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Strong analytical capabilities and problem solving skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to lead and influence others

  • Proven financial modeling skills

  • Planning/Forecasting/Reporting experience

  • Project management experience

  • Strong computer skills, Excel, PowerPoint

Additional Information:

  • Position located at Greenfield at Elanco‚Äôs headquarters

  • Travel - 10-15%

  • 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


Consultant-Finance Lead

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Basic Qualifications:

  • 7 years of corporate finance experience

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 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

Company Overview:

Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana





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North America