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Associate Director - Finance

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Req ID R-36640 Title Associate Director - Finance City Indianapolis State / Province Indiana Country United States

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.

Responsibilities

The primary focus of the Associate Director includes management and coordination of monthly reporting, forecasting, planning (strategic plan and business plan) and business decision analysis.  Ability to influence leadership, interpret performance drivers and present complex financial information are key capabilities for this position.  In addition, this position will be responsible for expense and/or capital controllership, execution of SOx controls and implementing financial tools and process improvements.

  • Provide financial leadership to enable business to achieve strategic and operational goals
  • Coordinate processes for strategic planning, annual business plan and quarterly forecasts
  • Provide accurate, insightful and timely analysis to leadership team regarding financial results and primary drivers of business performance
  • Understand and communicate opportunities and risks, advising and influencing financial improvements
  • Frequent collaboration with business partners and leadership of value-generating projects
  • Develop and implement best practices and process improvements across all aspects of the role
  • Serve as the subject matter expert to the business on financial policy, internal controls, and certain accounting matters

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related business field and 6 years of experience in Finance or related role   OR
  • MBA and 3 years of experience in Finance or related role

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Strong teamwork, communication, and leadership skills
  • High learning agility, ability to work independently, make appropriate decisions with little supervision and deliver results
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to anticipate and resolve issues
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge and influence
  • Considerable skill in working cross-functionally with focus on customer service
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), especially advanced Excel and modeling skills
  • Time management, effective prioritization and personal efficiency are critical in managing the volume and diversity of responsibilities in this position
  • SAP experience with Planning, Forecasting & Reporting
  • Business Objects experience (creating reports and queries)

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 ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) 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). 

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To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-36640.

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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