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Lilly Analyst - Mfg. Finance in Indianapolis, Indiana

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.

Position Brand Description:

This position is a member of the Indy API manufacturing finance team and serves as a key business partner for the manufacturing site’s operational and functional leadership. The primary focus of the position includes monthly reporting, forecasting, planning (long-range plan and business plan) and business decision analysis. Ability to influence leadership and present complex financial information are key capabilities for this position. In addition, this position will be responsible for providing controllership of capital expenditures and execution of SOx controls.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:


  • Ensure appropriate financial controls exist for all income statement and balance sheet accounts

  • Coordinate processes for long range plan, quarterly forecasts, and annual business plan

  • Prepare and present monthly financial results and explain main drivers of business performance to plant management

  • Leadership of annual product costing

  • Financial leadership and controllership of capital expenditures

  • Implementation of best practices and process improvements

  • Perform financial analysis for plant operations and provide decision support on operational and technical matters

  • Leadership of monthly financial closing, including preparation of accounting journal vouchers and documentation

  • Provide guidance to the site on financial policies, internal controls, costing, and accounting matters

Business partnership, scenario analysis, and other business case analysis for site operations including:

  • Supporting management and business partners on key initiatives, including expense control, strategic sourcing, materials pricing, and operational opportunities

  • Working with operational and functional directors for execution of productivity improvements

  • Conducting business case analysis for technical improvements and other productivity projects

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field

  • 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 Preferences:

  • 2-5 years of accounting experience

  • Prior financial planning, reporting, and forecasting experience

  • Prior experience in Pharmaceuticals or Manufacturing

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to translate complex financial topics simply

  • Technical proficiency with MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, & SAP

  • Demonstrated teamwork and business partnering skills

Additional Information:

  • Must complete ITP for Analyst – Mfg. Finance

  • No certifications required.

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.

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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!