As a leading global animal health company, Elanco delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because we believe making animals’ lives better, makes life better. Since 1954, we have provided solutions that support veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. Elanco’s promise to employees: Together, we foster an inclusive culture where everyone can make a difference, encouraging ownership, growth and well-being.Position Summary:

The Manager in Global Tax Accounting & External Reporting team, will be responsible for assisting in forecasting and reporting the effective tax rate for the company. This position will report to the Sr. Tax Director with significant responsibility for the processes of external reporting of the effective tax rate, tax balance sheet, tax footnote, and uncertain tax positions. This role will work directly with Elanco’s external auditors and is responsible for maintaining effective controls.  In addition, the position works closely with the Elanco Corporate Accounting & Reporting, Corporate Financial Planning, and Treasury organizations. The position requires a comprehensive understanding ASC 740,  income tax accounting in a multinational environment. Applicants should also have demonstrable leadership experience and strong interpersonal skills.


Key Objective/Deliverables:

  • Provide assistance in forecasting the effective tax rate and timely communicate risks and opportunities
  • Prepare/review quarterly and annual income tax reporting information with accuracy and integrity
  • Partner with Elanco Corporate Accounting & Reporting group on income tax reporting processes
  • Provide support in managing the relationship with external auditors
  • Ability to assist foreign affiliates with the application of U.S. GAAP as it relates to accounting for income taxes
  • Act as a liaison with Elanco Treasury on cash flow management related to taxes as it affects current and strategic forecasts
  • Understand the business and related tax matters on a comprehensive basis and demonstrate the ability to factors these considerations into tax planning and forecasting
  • Support integration of acquisitions
  • Participate in special projects related to proposed investments, ERP implementations, tax accounting process improvements, due diligence and other corporate initiatives


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 5 + years ASC 740 experience in public accounting or a public multinational corporation
  • CPA


Additional Skills & Preferences:

  • MST or JD
  • SEC tax reporting experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and self-management skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • SAP and/or Alteryx experience


Other Considerations:

  • Minimal travel
  • Overtime will be required at peak times


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