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Lilly Sr. Analyst - Accounting Operations and 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 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 Description :

This Accounting Operations and Reporting Sr. Analyst position is a collaborative role supporting multiple initiatives within the Corporate Financial Reporting (CFR) team as a contributor to accounting, forecasting and external financial reporting processes. This role will have a primary focus on assisting with the accounting and forecasting of Lilly’s Compensation & Benefits programs, with additional contributions supporting the Financial Controls Organization (FCO) as well as aspects of CFR’s month-end closing process and quarterly external financial reporting.

Key Objectives / Deliverables :

  • Assist in the completion of monthly, quarterly, and year-end accounting for Compensation & Benefit programs (bonus program, pension and post-retirement plans, stock-based compensation plans, etc.) in accordance with US GAAP and Lilly Global Financial and Accounting Policies, including preparing journal vouchers, account reconciliations, and account analysis.

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual disclosures for external financial reporting, including 10-Q and 10-K disclosures related to compensation and benefits (pension and post-retirement plans, stock-based compensation programs).

  • Assist in the preparation of internal forecasts for global Compensation & Benefits scorecard.

  • Support the Lilly Financial Controls Organization with Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls documentation and processes.

  • Provide accounting support for Lilly’s legal accrual processes.

  • Assist in technical accounting research related to changes in accounting standards and changes in Compensation & Benefits program designs.

  • Other special project work as identified by senior leadership.

  • Pursue opportunities for streamlining, improving, or automating processes

Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance 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 or more years of Public accounting or equivalent Corporate accounting experience

  • CPA or Chartered Accountant

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • High learning agility

  • Passion for continuous improvement

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent teamwork skills, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively to meet Team Lilly goals

  • Ability to work independently as well as multi-task and prioritize responsibilities

  • Working knowledge of Excel

  • Experience working with SAP

Other Information:

  • Travel is estimated to be less than 5%

  • Position will be located in Indianapolis.

  • Some overtime is expected based upon business needs and issues, particularly during monthly closes as well as quarter and year-end reporting cycles.

  • Certain roles and responsibilities may change as projects and other business needs arise.

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As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law).