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Senior Financial Analyst

Durham, North Carolina

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Req ID R-28373 Title Senior Financial Analyst City Durham State / Province North Carolina Country United States Region Research

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.

Lilly unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world.  Lilly is a fortune 500 company that has been in operation for over 145 years.  We make medicine with safety first and quality always while living our company values of Integrity, Excellence, and Respect for People.

Lilly is designing and building a new state of the art Parenteral, Device Assembly, and Packaging Facility located at the Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina.  This is an exciting opportunity to help build and operate a state-of-the-art manufacturing site from the ground up.

This position is a member of the RTP Parenteral Manufacturing site, serving as the key financial business partner.  The primary focus of the position includes monthly reporting, forecasting, planning (long-range plan and business plan) and business decision analysis. 

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

Planning/Forecasting/Reporting for RTP Plant:

  • Coordinate processes for long range plan, quarterly forecasts, and annual business plan for a brand-new manufacturing site
  • Present monthly financial results and explain main drivers of business performance to local and plant management, as appropriate
  • Annual product costing for key Products
  • Site local and major capital management reporting and related analytics
  • Implement & establish best practices internally and create procedure guidelines to flow for new site development
  • Perform Financial analysis for plant operations and provide decision support on any operational and technical matters of plant operations under guidance from RTP finance director
  • Monthly financial closing of books
  • Preparation of accounting Journal Vouchers and documentation for RTP financial closing
  • Provide guidance to the plant on financial policies, internal controls, costing, and accounting matters
  • Prepare Annual Business Plan Financials 
  • Preparation of monthly opex reports and analyze variances actual opex vs business plan
  • Support management and business partners on key initiatives, including expense control, strategic sourcing, materials pricing, monthly metrics, headcount reporting, and operational opportunities.
  • Create and enhance new hire finance training materials

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum B.S. Finance, Accounting, or Similar Field
  • 2 years+ Finance / Accounting: Financial/accounting experience, specifically Planning, Forecasting, Reporting

Additional Preferences:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self- Starter & Motivated
  • Ability to work well with Teams/ cross functionally and independently
  • Computer/PC skills – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP
  • Strong multitasking and prioritization capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Other Information:

  • The position is for the Lilly Research Triangle Park site.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly 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.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law). 


To submit resume, visit and apply to Req ID R-28373.

Lilly 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.

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