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Director-Financial Reporting

Director-Financial Reporting
United States
North America
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
The Director, Financial Reporting will be a key contributor to the Elanco Accounting and Reporting team. The position is responsible for preparing accurate, timely and US GAAP compliant quarterly and annual reports for filing with the SEC, including SEC Forms 10-Q and 10-K. The position is also responsible for contributing to and reviewing all quarterly earnings releases and any financial related communications, XBRL compliance, and audit committee and Board presentations. The position will have interaction with other members of the Elanco Accounting and Reporting team, shared services, treasury, tax, manufacturing finance, business development and international affiliates.

Responsibilities include:
  • Serve as a key member of Elanco Accounting and Reporting team, responsible for coordinating successful SEC Form 10-K and 10-Q filings
  • Prepare portions of the earnings releases and affiliated presentations and scripts
  • Actively participate in the evaluation and interpretation of changes in US GAAP and the impacts to our Company
  • Perform accounting research and assist in drafting technical position papers
  • Review exposure drafts of accounting and reporting issues that impact our company and industry, and write responses to the FASB, PCAOB and SEC when deemed appropriate
  • Assist with responses to SEC comment letters
  • Document, monitor and ensure compliance with internal controls in the business development and financial reporting processes as part of our compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Provide financial information and research to assist leadership with special projects
  • Assist with process improvement initiatives
  • Other project and accounting responsibilities
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Finance function or public accounting practice, with in-depth knowledge of US GAAP accounting and SEC reporting
  • CPA required
  • 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.
  • Solid technical accounting background with extensive knowledge of current US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and influence others
  • Recent experience with external reporting for public companies
  • Experience with large, multi-national corporations
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Strong self-management skills and project management skills
  • Solid independent problem solving skills and ability to be innovative and creative
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Attention to detail
  • This position is located at Elanco Global Headquarters, Greenfield, Indiana
  • Flexibility during peak closing periods is required. Overtime may be required on an as-needed basis. Minimal travel.
  • 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