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Finance Manager

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

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Req ID R-9738 Title Finance Manager City Petaling Jaya State / Province Selangor Country Malaysia

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 39,000 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.



Accounting Degree & Professional Accounting Qualification


Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.

Excellent communication skills (Spoken and Written).

People Management Skills

Knowledge/ Language:

Proficiency in English (Spoken and Written).

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word and Power Point)

Other Asian language skills would be an advantage.

Work Experience:

At least eight (8) years of relevant work experience

Must have working experience in SSC in General Accounting process area.

Demonstrated experience with performance measurement systems, metrics and service levels.

Demonstrated experience in supervision and people development in a multi-cultural environment.

Knowledge and experience of SAP.

Six Sigma experience is an advantage


Works well under pressure.

Accuracy and attention to detail.

Develop and deliver accounting presentations and training.

Capable of problem solving and conflict resolution whilst maintaining a positive group dynamic.

Independent forward thinker on process improvements.

Ability to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity and creativity to changing needs and situations

Work with Leadership team to drive the GBS site initiatives


Coordination and oversight of GA processes within the GBS for assigned affiliates in the Asia Pacific Region:

Month-end closing, account reconciliation, journal voucher processes.

Accounting Quality Reviews (e.g. sample audits).

Intercompany billing and clearing processes.

Ensure audit request preparation for internal and external auditors related to SOX, interim, statutory and year-end financial statement audits including relationship management is performed Strict adherence to year end and month end deadlines.

Manage GA processes ensuring in scope general accounting transactions are processed within service level agreements (SLA) and/or agreed timelines in accordance with global SOPs.

Manage Business Partner relationships, issues escalation, trouble-shooting and process improvements.

Participate in new releases of SAP enhancements including regression testing and testing of technology enablers.

Ensure internal controls are maintained in compliance with corporate policies and all related SOx and business operational controls are executed effectively.

Relationship Management:

Relationship management with assigned markets, financial directors, Asia Pacific regional controller, local controllers, auditors and other GBS functions.

GA Processes:

Lead and implement process improvement projects related to GA processes.

Lead and support GA global projects as per GA 3 years strategy plan

Develop and manage monthly trial balance package for affiliates:

Work with finance director/local controller organization to understand activities happening in affiliate.

Prepare preliminary trial balance package including standard metrics.

Investigate trial balance account fluctuations to understand and document drivers.

Present trial balance package and fluctuation analysis to financial director/local controller for local sign off.

Resolve issues identified and agreed upon during local review.

Account Reconciliations:

Review and approval of account reconciliations / journal vouchers.


Monitor, Review and enhance GBS metrics and service level requirements including follow up and resolution of performance issues.

Note: Key responsibilities may evolve and change over time.

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 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.

To submit resume, visit and apply to Req ID R-9738.

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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