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This position will be a key contributor to the Elanco Corporate Accounting and Reporting (ECAR) team. This organization plays an important role in developing new policies and processes as a new independent public Company. The organization will also provide accounting leadership to the global accounting organization.
This position will provide important leadership in the continuous improvement of a recently implemented Business Planning and Consolidations (BPC) application. In addition to enhancing the functionality of this application, a successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to provide proper administration and governance of the application. The position will require effective partnering with the corporate accounting and finance teams to improve the functionality of the application.
Specific responsibilities include:
Administer Elanco’s new BPC application including completing routine maintenance and administration, managing user access and security, and facilitating recurring budgeting and forecasting processes
Maintain the integrity of master data and reporting hierarchies
Demonstrate the ability to develop reports in the application and train users to develop reports
Assist with integrating a new acquisition into the consolidation, reporting, and planning processes
Train users on budgeting and forecasting best practices and tools
Influence improvement in budget and forecast capabilities driving shorter cycle times, less effort, and improved outcomes
Influence efficiency in external reporting and consolidations driving shorter close schedule and improved automation
Provide exceptional customer service to corporate accounting and finance teams by understanding their needs and delivering timely and innovative solutions
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum 3 years of experience managing a business planning and consolidation application
CPA or Chartered Accountant preferred
Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco Animal Health does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.
Ability to demonstrate leadership in implementing and improving a business planning and consolidation application
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills as position requires communication with employees in global finance
Strong teamwork skills with a proven ability to produce high quality work
Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
Ability to work effectively under pressure
Ability to work independently and self-direct various projects simultaneously
Attention to detail
Solid problem solving skills and ability to innovate
Extensive knowledge of Excel
High learning agility
Passion for continuous improvement
Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status