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 Senior Tax Analyst, Global Tax Accounting & External Reporting, is responsible for supporting the forecasting and reporting of the effective tax rate for the company. This role has significant responsibilities related to the process for external reporting of the effective tax rate, tax balance sheet, tax footnote, and uncertain tax positions. This position is also responsible for forecasting the company’s effective tax rate for use in strategic business planning processes. The position works closely with the Elanco Corporate Accounting & Reporting, Corporate Financial Planning, and Treasury organizations. The position requires an understanding of and interest in income tax accounting in a multinational environment including US federal, US state and international taxation.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance in forecasting the effective tax rate and timely communicate risks and opportunities
  • Prepare quarterly and annual income tax reporting information with accuracy and integrity
  • Partner with Tax Director(s) in managing the relationship and communicating with external auditors
  • Partner with Elanco Corporate Accounting & Reporting group on income tax reporting processes
  • Understand the business and related tax matters on a comprehensive basis and demonstrate the ability to factor these considerations into tax planning and forecasting
  • Partner with Tax Director(s) to identify opportunities for process improvement and work to develop/deliver solutions with a focus on automation to enhance Tax Accounting and/or broader Tax Team process effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Support integration of changes resulting from business planning and development including business transactions (e.g. acquisitions, divestitures and/or reorganizations)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • CPA
  • 2 or more years’ experience in tax accounting in public accounting or a multinational corporation environment

Additional Preferences:

  • SEC tax reporting experience
  • ASC 740 knowledge
  • CorpTax experience
  • SAP experience
  • Automation technology experience (ETL, Data Visualization, etc.)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and self-management skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • US state tax experience, compliance and/or planning, is a plus, but not required

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