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Senior Advisor-IT-Financial SAP

Senior Advisor-IT-Financial SAP
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 primary focus of this position will be on key initiatives in the Finance space to ensure that Information Technology solutions are leveraged to meet the business outcomes. Immediate focus is on the SAP implementation team with accountability on for Treasury, Tax, Financial Planning and reporting. The responsibilities will include working across the Elanco enterprise to ensure One Elanco focused outcomes. This position will report to the Global Services IT Director and may include the following responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include:

In partnership with the Information Technology Leadership and other Information Technology Advisors/Consultants, this role will have direct responsabilities across the Global Business Service IT for:
  1. Engaging with Global Business Finance Stakeholders to understand and influence broad business strategies in the context of information technology as a key enabler and differentiator
  2. Having and building comprehensive knowledge of internal and external information technology enviroements with a focus on Treasury, Tax, Financial Planning and Reporting
  3. Correlating business and IT insights into business value driven IT architectural roadmap in the Finance space
  4. Parntering across the IT organization, with a focus on SAP driven processes, to set definitive strategies that lead to accelerated outcomes across complex problems or opportunities driven in a One Elanco mindset.
  5. Interpret and translate complex regulatory drivers, compliance reuqirments, company risks, and company exposures to ensure IT solutions in Finance space are best postioned to maintain integrity, trust and reliability
  6. Lead the delivery of key Finance IT initiatives
  7. Design Global Processes that can be supported by Global Business Services central location(s) and automated whenever possible.
  8. Support BD&L activities as relates to SAP involvement
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Information Technology or Finance
  • Minimum 5 year's experience with SAP design and broad financial business process that influenced the performance of a global business process/area/function through the use of Information Technology
Qualified candidates 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 employment position.
  • Deep finance business knowledge in general accounting, taxation, treasury, financial planning and reporting.
  • Direct experience in new SAP Implementations with a focus on finance, including tax, treasury and corporate finance.
  • Experience with SAP S/4Hana
  • Strong leadership and negotiating skills across different levels of leadership.
  • Expertise working in a complex and diverse landscape (business, technology, regulatory and partners).
  • Strong organization and communication skills with key focus on conveying complex ideas and thoughts into clear definitive directions and results.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and working autonomously
  • Experience in Computer System Validation in a GxP environment
  • Experience in making configuration changes within a SAP environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
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.