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Lilly <Finance & Administration>Financial Planning & Analysis/担当課長・課長/Kobe in Kobe office, Japan

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.

Job Overview:

The Finance organization at Eli Lilly Japan strives to be an essential and trusted business partner, influencing decisions, providing insight, and driving productivity to achieve business results.

This role is the primary contact and financial lead for one of our Commercial Business Units within Japan. Activities include financial control, budgeting, and analysis. The position requires a strong knowledge of finance and accounting, leadership skills, and excellent communication skills in both Japanese and English as the successful candidate will be working closely with senior management, global / cross-functional teams, and external partners.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a deep understanding of our industry, business, and brands to become a valued and trusted partner to the Management Team

  • Ensure appropriate monthly accounting and reporting:

  • Prepare and present monthly results, explain variance drivers and analyze data to support decisions

  • Ensure the business is compliant to financial policies and procedures, maintaining internal controls and compliance to SOx

  • Take a lead role during Business Plan (near-term budgeting process) and Strategic Plan (long-term view) processes

  • Participate in local business development deals as a transaction team member, supporting the financial analysis and valuation processes

  • Lead ad-hoc projects and business case analyses

  • Coordinate between local business partners, local senior management, and global teams across functions and geographies

Required Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in finance field in a multinational company or consulting/audit firm with experience in cross-functional work/project.

  • Candidate must be fluent in Japanese and business communications in English

Essential Skills:

  • Presentation/communication skills, ability to effectively communicate and influence across cultures

  • Analytical skills

  • Detail orientation, but with ability to see bigger picture

  • Innovative mindset - willingness to challenge the status quo, seek continuous improvement

  • Project management skills

  • Ability to work under stress and independently

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in English (TOEIC 750+) and Japanese, ability to deal across functions/cultures.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Desirable Skills / License (not required)

  • MBA or equivalent

  • Accounting experience and/or certification (CPA, etc.)

  • SAP experience

Future Career Opportunities

Performing well in this position will allow the individual to grow and develop their career within Lilly Japan’s Finance & Administration organization and beyond.

Why Should You Consider This Role?

  • Working for a company that is making a difference in people’s lives and with top tier growth in Japan

  • The role offers exposure to operational aspects of the pharmaceutical business and the Lilly pipeline of future innovative medicines

  • Global exposure and interaction

  • Significant interaction with Senior Management

  • Career growth opportunities within Lilly Japan and outside of Japan

  • Ability to rotate through different assignments throughout a career to gain broad business knowledge

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