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The Elanco R&D Financial Advisor will ultimately be responsible for shaping the direction of the roughly $2B R&D portfolio for Elanco through robust financial valuation analysis on internal and external opportunities.

Activities include:

  • Partnering with portfolio strategy, global marketing, manufacturing and the various governance committees to provide periodic and ad hoc analysis of the R&D Portfolio and project metrics.  Additionally, responsible for creating key scenarios and simulations through robust analytics for R&D management to support Portfolio tradeoff decisions and strategy development.

  • Supporting Business Development team with valuation models that reflect both Elanco and partner financial outcomes given multiple deal term scenarios.   Provide analysis and advice to negotiation teams on key value drivers and deal term levers that can be used to provide favorable deal outcomes to both Elanco and partner.

  • Heavily support the Elanco R&D Strategic Plan, R&D Business Plan and Semi-Annual Portfolio reviews.

   Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Business, Finance, Accounting, etc)

  • 5+ years of experience in a finance business partnering role

  • Strong analytical capabilities and problem solving skills

  • Communication and interpersonal skills with ability to lead and influence others

  • Desire to learn and intellectual curiosity

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills and SAP working knowledge

  • Financial modeling experience

  • 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:

  • R&D knowledge (Animal Health or Pharma)

  • Process improvement experience

Additional Information: 

  • Location: This position is based in Greenfield, IN at the Elanco Global Headquarters

  • Travel: 0-10%

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