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Lilly First Line Controller in MEX City, Mexico

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 Description

As a Controller, you will be responsible for:

Supporting Regional CFO for delivering accurate, robust and timely Financial Statements for Mexico, validated through regular internal and external audits.

Responsible for the Governance of the journal voucher review, account reconciliation review, and inter-company processes.

Responsible for the monthly US GAAP and Local GAAP trial balance review process.

Maintain strong processes to support a robust review and deep understanding of monthly Trial Balances.

Responsible for SOx compliance & coordination with CAS team.

Responsible of the employee´s expense reporting monitoring controls

Responsible of the local procedures validating alignment with global procedures

Influence and lead effectively to ensure a strong control environment and compliance, taking account of agreed materiality.

Support HR on reviewing USGAAP, Local GAAP and Tax compliance in pension plan and employee benefits accounting

Partner with the affiliate on local statutory requirements and reporting/tax matters; acting as advisor/subject matter expert on complex US GAAP accounting treatments and corporate policy/procedures interpretation, leveraging expertise from Corporate Centre (US) as appropriate.

Responsible for Tax Compliance and implementation of new tax requirements

Responsible of Transfer Price compliance

Review financial performance metrics: DSO, BDR, DPO, Inventory turn over

Support corporate initiatives – spin off, dividends, mergers, etc

Create and implement improvement processes: robots, power BI

People performance oversight, internal and external people, coaching, people development.


Qualified Accountant, with a minimum of 7 years of experience.

US GAAP and NIF accounting

Tax Compliance knowledge

Experience in Tax audits

Basic Transfer Price knowledge

Controllership / Finance management experience gained in a Big 4 Firm (5 years minimum)

Strong Systems Experience (e.g. SAP & Excel)

Strong interpersonal, relationship building and influencing skills; ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands.

Experience supervising people

Fluent English communication

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