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!


Your Role: Senior Accountant – Corporate Accounting


This position will be a key contributor to the Elanco Corporate Accounting and Reporting (ECAR) team. This team plays an important role in telling the Elanco story through its financial results.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of tasks as part of the corporate close, including monitoring and reconciling intercompany and intracompany activities, preparing journal entries for changes in value of investments held by Elanco, preparing reconciliations for key accounts, and assisting in preparation of monthly close and SOX deliverables, including evidence to support the execution of controls
  • Provide accurate and timely accounting guidance to affiliates and business partners
  • Assist with the implementation of a new consolidations system (OneStream)
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement in corporate governance processes and controls


What You Need to Succeed (minimum qualifications):

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Required Experience: 2 years of experience in the finance function or public accounting practice, preferably with in-depth knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS technical accounting
  • CPA or Chartered Accountant candidate


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

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with people throughout the world across a variety of functions to produce high quality work
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize responsibilities
  • Experience with SAP S4 HANA ERP and/or OneStream solutions for consolidations/reporting
  • High competency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel
  • Solid problem-solving skills and ability to innovate


Additional Information:

  • Travel: less than 10%
  • Location: Global Elanco Headquarters – Greenfield, IN – Hybrid Work Environment
  • Flexibility during peak closing periods.
  • Overtime is required based upon business needs and issues, particularly during closing at quarter and year-ends.


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