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Senior Director - Financial Operations at Elanco in greenfield, Indiana

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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This position is responsible for O2C, P2P and GA activities for the US Elanco Affiliate.  Responsibilities include managing Gross to Net (G2N) approval process, ensuring activities are accurate reflected in General Ledger, overseeing the P2P process for the US Sales Affiliate and ensuring financial and SOx compliance throughout the affiliate.  The person in the position will lead/supervise associates within each of these areas. 

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Lead a team of 8 members to deliver the Financial Controllership, Gross 2 Net Administration, Payroll accounting and financial governance objectives of the affiliate.

  • Serve as the financial controller of the US Affiliate. Key Responsibilities include:

    • Ensure all local O2C, P2P and GA processes are adhered to corporate policies, guidelines and timelines

    • Own and review the financial statements for the affiliate (trial balance, income statement and balance sheet). US affiliate consists of Commercial, R&D, Manufacturing and Corporate functions.

    • Partner with the Shared Services (GBS) to ensure that all Order to Cash (AR/credit/collections) and P2P (POs, Vendors, Payments) processes are handled appropriately efficiently and with the Elanco customer experience in mind

    • Oversee Product Pricing and Product Costing activities by driving deliverables through the team

    • Administer SOx controls throughout the affiliate. SOx controls span across O2C, inventory at Elanco and distribution warehouses

  • Lead the administration of Gross to Net Programs ($300m portfolio, 200+ programs across direct and indirect customers) that includes overseeing the approval process, SAP set-up, timely accrual and payment of rebates

  • Lead all aspects of internal and external audits of the affiliate. Anticipate, defend, and resolve audit matters as necessary.

  • Partner with Corporate Accounting to ensure timely delivery of inputs required for filing public statements. Proactively seek guidance to ensure the right treatment of non-standard items

  • Oversee the accounting for payroll costs of the US affiliate which includes employee payments, benefits entries and other accruals

  • Lead the transition of the US accounting team from its current state to its future state design at the ESC (Elanco Solutions Center) in Warsaw, Poland

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting (required)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Finance and/or Accounting

  • Demonstrated people management experience

  • Qualified candidate must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this position.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • IT and SAP proficiency

  • CPA or similar certification

  • Demonstrated comprehensive decision making: ability to dive deep, problem solve, understand business implications to solutions proposed, develop and apply creative solutions and implement those decisions effectively. Strong business partner skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and relevant experience in professional relationship building and networking; including business negotiation and complex issue resolution.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

Travel Percentage



Based in Greenfield as it requires hands-on management of the team as well as frequent interactions with business and finance stakeholders

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