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Lilly Financial Analyst 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.


The primary focus of the Financial Analyst includes monthly reporting, forecasting, planning (strategic plan and business plan) and business decision analysis. Ability to influence leadership, interpret performance drivers and present complex financial information are key capabilities for this position. In addition, this position will be responsible for expense and/or capital controllership, execution of SOx controls and implementing financial tools and process improvements.

  • Provide financial leadership to enable business to achieve strategic and operational goals

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

  • Coordinate processes for strategic planning, annual business plan and quarterly forecasts

  • Prepare and present monthly financial results and explain primary drivers of business performance to leadership

  • Develop and implement best practices and process improvements across all aspects of the role

  • Serve as the subject matter expert to the business on financial policy, internal controls, and certain accounting matters

  • Business partnership, financial modeling, and scenario analysis to support leadership and business partners on key initiatives, productivity improvements and related operational decisions

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics

  • At least 1 year of experience in Finance or Accounting roles

  • 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

  • Understanding of basic accounting principles and financial controls

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and financial modeling

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Demonstrated leadership and decision-making skills

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Knowledge of SAP

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