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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 by establishing robust accounting policies, providing accounting consultation, and implementing effective accounting governance.
This fixed duration position for a term of at least 24 months will be focused on supporting a critical acquisition and related divestiture activities and improving corporate accounting processes.
Specific responsibilities include:
Drive a continuous improvement agenda within the corporate accounting function
Support accounting work streams for a significant business acquisition
Support the consolidations team with the integration of the business into the consolidated financial statements
Provide accounting support for various system implementations including new SAP environment, new lease accounting system, new consolidation system, and potentially other systems
Assist with the integration of accounting for bolt-on acquisitions
Provide accounting support for divestitures
Proactively work with other ECAR members, shared service centers, and global affiliates to identify and implement accounting process improvements
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
CPA or Chartered Accountant required
7+ years of accounting experience with a preference for transformation accounting leadership
Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills as position requires communication with employees in numerous geographic areas throughout the world
Strong teaming skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
Ability to work effectively under pressure
Ability to work independently and self-direct many projects simultaneously
Attention to detail
Solid problem solving skills and ability to innovate
Solid business partnering skills and a willingness to influence and challenge when necessary
High learning agility
Passion for continuous improvement
Flexibility during peak closing periods.
Overtime is required based upon business needs and issues, particularly during closing at quarter and year-ends.
This position is for a period of 30 months with the potential to extend up to a maximum of 4 years.
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