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Lilly Manager - SEC Reporting 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 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.

Our Corporate Financial Reporting (CFR) team is looking for a key contributor who will be responsible for our external reporting and assist in leading our financial controls organization. This position is a highly visible and collaborative role interacting with senior leadership and ultimately serving as the coordinator of our quarterly and annual reports for filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). The position also serves as the financial controls expert and point person for North and Central Americas and Corporate Sarbanes-Oxley (SOx) processes.

Do you have a deep, solid technical accounting background with extensive knowledge of current US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements? This is a fantastic role where you will have the opportunity to learn, grow and influence through interaction with the senior leaders in the company. We want you on our team!


SEC Reporting: Responsible for coordinating successful Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filings. Prepare portions of the annual report and quarterly filings, including earnings releases. Lead the adoption of newly enacted, and the evaluation of proposed changes to, FASB pronouncements or SEC rules related to disclosures in our Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filings. Lead the process for responding to SEC comment letters.

SOx Compliance: Lead regional and corporate SOx compliance efforts, including monitoring, consulting, training, and issue resolution. Ensure consistency and standardization of control activities and monitor completion of SOx requirements. Serve as lead for the SOx Steering Committee, a group which addresses ongoing SOx compliance and controls matters. Assist in the rollout of a new controls software solution in 2024, partnering with multiple business functions to optimize the use of the tool going forward.

Special Projects: Assist with technical accounting support and other special project work as identified.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

  • CPA, Chartered Accountant, or CPA eligible

  • Minimum 3 years work experience

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Public accounting or externally reporting for a public company experience

  • Prior experience with SOx 404 and internal controls

  • Strong project management and organizational skills

  • Strong leadership and teamwork

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving skills, and ability to be innovative and creative

  • Strong business partnering skills with a willingness to push back and challenge when necessary

  • Experience with large, multi-national corporations

  • Passion for constant improvement

  • High learning agility

Additional Information:

  • Position will be located in Indianapolis and may require some flexibility due to business partners being located in different time zones. Some overtime is expected based upon business needs and issues that may arise, especially during quarter and year-end closes.

  • Minimal travel required

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