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Lilly Financial Accountant in Istanbul, Turkey

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.


  • Prepare and analyze profitability under Local and US GAAP

  • Lead month end closing, and year end closing activities and perform variance analysis

  • Analyze any significant variances in operating results to ensure the accuracy of financials and to initiate the corrective or the improvement actions, as needed.

  • Assist with monthly preparation of internal financial statements for corporate management

  • Prepare journal entries for various accounting transactions

  • Prepare account reconciliations and analytical review of various balance sheet and income statement accounts

  • Work closely with external tax consultants and communicate critical/updated information to the other departments

  • Review tax calculations and declarations and ensure timely submissions, prepare tax audit readiness files.

  • Perform monthly reconciliation of bank statements

  • Support coordination & preparation for internal and external audits

  • Review tax calculations and declarations

  • Support Financial Controller and other departments for tax strategic planning, general accounting, cost accounting, transfer pricing, P2P related issues, and projects

  • Business partnering with all departments to deliver targeted performance

  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Economics

  • Minimum 2 years of total experience preferably in Financial Controlling, Corporates, or Audit Firms. Experience in one of the big four audit companies is appreciated

  • Good knowledge of Turkish accounting standards and USGAAP

  • Fluent in English both verbal and written; able to cooperate with different entities/nations

  • Good knowledge of MS Office programs is a must

  • Be highly analytical, detail oriented and problem solver together with exceptional critical thinking skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Willingness of self-development and continuous learning activities

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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!