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Lilly Senior General Accounting Analyst-NA in Poland

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Type of Employment:

Full-Time Employment - FTE


Process Expertise and Business Partnership

  • Be seen as a "go-to" information resource for all GA related queries with full ownership for the month end close and reconciliation process

  • Work closely with local affiliate finance to understand current activities at the affiliate and ensure these are properly reflected in the financial statements. This includes preparing accounting entries as well as reviewing locally prepared accounting entries to ensure completion and accuracy of entries as well as appropriateness of backup

  • Develop and manage monthly trial balance package for the NA region, including fluctuation analyses

  • Ensure adherence to the standard month/quarter/year-end timelines

  • Prepare and review account reconciliations in accordance with internal reconciliation methodology

  • Prepare monthly financial reporting packages along with local statutory financial statements

  • Support global/regional GA projects

  • Support the overall GA team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members and training of new team members

  • Demonstrate excellence in all interactions with GBS internal customers and business partners

  • Focus on measuring and improving the internal customer’s experience with the GBS

  • Build and maintain a strong knowledge of your affiliate’s business

Process Governance:

  • Demonstrate a strong Continuous Improvement oriented approach & help to build a strong Continuous Improvement culture

  • Actively work with the core team members and internal IT groups to identify improvements for processes

  • Report end-to-end process metrics and KPIs to measure service levels, operational effectiveness, process health, and process compliance


  • Ensure prioritization and encourage a culture of compliance to SOx and other internal controls requirements

  • Ensure ownership for all applicable SOx & Operational controls related to General Accounting

  • Integrate controls into process documentation and training materials

  • Assists auditors (internal & external) by preparing requested data and providing explanation of supporting materials and procedures

Basic Qualificiations:

  • University Degree in Business and/or Accounting (or equivalent work experience)

  • years’ experience in RTR or Finance function in SSC/BPO environment, preferably with in-depth knowledge of general accounting processes in a multinational environment as well as US GAAP/IFRS technical accounting

  • Proven analytical, problem solving, and communication skills

  • Proven control orientation based on prior operational business roles

  • Able to respond flexibly to customer needs, effectively managing expectations

  • Ability to work across cultures and across diverse management styles

  • Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills, with attention to detail

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables while demonstrating full ownership & accountability

  • Ability to work in global team environment and communicate effectively with both internal business partners of all levels & disciplines, especially affiliate Project Managers outside of Finance

  • Fluency in English language

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • CPA, CIMA, ACCA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent

  • Experience with SAP

Additional Information:

Company Overview:

Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we’re driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at

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Region: Europe; Middle East; Africa


State: Warszawa

Country: Poland

Location Details:

Req Id: 52692BR