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Financial Analyst supporting Manufacturing Operations at the Elanco Clinton Site.

Ensure strong financial governance and compliance at Clinton Operations, financial accounting (balance sheet and income statement), financial reporting, financial and investment decision making, business planning and forecasting.

Prepare, analyze and interpret information to facilitate the most efficient and effective running of the business to improve gross margin.

Key Responsibilities & Deliverables:

  • Take a key role in determining the most profitable way to produce the company’s products. This involves ‘what-if’ analyses, with regard to alternate raw materials, equipment, cycle times and staffing, benchmarking against other Elanco sites and external manufacturers.
  • Assist in the business planning processes, developing site goals, and objectives and ensuring focus on critical issues. This ranges from the strategic plan to the more detailed 12 month Business plan. These incorporate demand requirements, comparisons with current and future capabilities, headcount, capital, projects and expense requirements etc.
  • Report all aspects of business performance to Site and Corporate management. Forecasting financial performance eg. monthly, quarterly.
  • To be responsible for the company’s financial accounts and to ensure that they present a ‘true and fair’ view of the company’s position. Complete financial close on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.
  • Meet all financial compliance expectations including US GAAP accounting, Elanco financial policies and SOX expectations. Take responsibility for the financial control of all Company assets, including inventory and fixed assets etc. Ensure no major financial control misses.
  • Coach and train non-financial staff on financial matters.
  • Business Partnering/Influencing right outcome for Elanco and the shareholder – Operate as a trusted business partner in influencing local and corporate business decision making. Ensure that compliance is maintained and risks are understood as part of the decision process.
  • Product Costing. Ensure Inventory is valued correctly by following Elanco policies on product costing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • MBA in Finance or minimum of 1 year experience in a financial role with strong track record in providing business support or controllership to business partners
  • Strong analytical, financial process, and problem-solving skills
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing concepts
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco Animal Health does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this position.

Additional Skills / Preferences:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with SAP (or other ERP systems)
  • Strong communication skills and professionalism necessary for interaction with a variety of audiences, including senior leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with cross-functional teams including Operations, R&D, Procurement, Finance, and Sales / Marketing
  • Ability to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives, and drive positive change
  • Ability to work across cultures and across diverse management styles

Additional Information:

  • Worker Type: Flexible: Flexible workers are expected to come on-site approximately half the time.

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