At Elanco (NYSE: ELAN) – it all starts with animals!


As a global leader in animal health, we are dedicated to innovation and delivering products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets. We’re driven by our vision of ‘Food and Companionship Enriching Life’ and our approach to sustainability – the Elanco Healthy Purpose™ – to advance the health of animals, people, the planet and our enterprise.


At Elanco, we pride ourselves on fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that diversity is the driving force behind innovation, creativity, and overall business success. Here, you’ll be part of a company that values and champions new ways of thinking, work with dynamic individuals, and acquire new skills and experiences that will propel your career to new heights.


Making animals’ lives better makes life better – join our team today!



Manager, Financial Reporting


Your Role: The Manager, Financial Reporting, will be a key contributor to the Elanco Accounting and Reporting team.  The position is responsible for preparing accurate, timely and US GAAP compliant quarterly and annual reports for filing with the SEC, including SEC Forms 10-Q and 10-K. The position is also responsible for contributing to and reviewing all quarterly earnings releases and any financial related communications, XBRL compliance, and global technical accounting guidance. The position will have interaction with other members of the Elanco Accounting and Reporting team, shared services, treasury, tax, manufacturing finance, business development, investor relations, FP&A, legal and international affiliates.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a key member of Elanco Accounting and Reporting team, responsible for coordinating successful SEC Form 10-K and 10-Q filings
  • Prepare and review portions of the earnings releases and affiliated presentations
  • Actively participate in the evaluation and interpretation of changes in US GAAP and the impacts to Elanco
  • Actively review and update Elanco’s accounting policies as needed, and provide guidance to affiliates on interpretation and application of our accounting policies
  • Provide technical accounting guidance and support to business development function
  • Assist with accounting for business combinations and other business development transactions
  • Perform accounting research and assist in drafting technical position papers
  • Review exposure drafts of accounting and reporting issues that impact our company and industry, and write responses to the FASB, PCAOB and SEC when deemed appropriate
  • Document, monitor and ensure compliance with internal controls in the business development and financial reporting processes as part of our compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Provide financial information and research to assist leadership with special projects
  • Assist with process improvement initiatives
  • Other project and accounting responsibilities


What You Need to Succeed (minimum qualifications):

  • Minimum of 3-4 years applicable experience, including a working knowledge of US GAAP accounting and SEC reporting.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA or working towards CPA, required
  • Solid technical accounting background with working knowledge of current US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and influence others
  • Recent experience with external reporting for public companies
  • Experience with large, multi-national corporations
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Strong self-management skills and project management skills
  • Solid independent problem-solving skills and ability to be innovative and creative
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Attention to detail


What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications):

  • Public accounting experience with a large, national firm preferred


Additional Information:

  • Location: Global Elanco Headquarters – Greenfield, IN – Hybrid Work Environment
  • Flexibility, including overtime, may be required during peak closing periods. Minimal travel.


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Elanco we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you think you might be a good fit for a role but don’t necessarily meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or other roles!


Elanco Benefits and Perks:

  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package focusing on financial, physical, and mental well-being while encouraging our employees to pursue our purpose! Some highlights include:
  • Multiple relocation packages
  • Two weeklong shutdowns (mid-summer and year-end) in the US (in addition to PTO)
  • 8-week parental leave
  • 9 Employee Resource Groups
  • Annual bonus offering
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Up to 6% 401K matching


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