Lilly Director-Audit-Financial in Greenfield, Indiana



Corporate Audit Services (CAS) is an independent and objective audit and consulting function within Elanco. Its mission is to assist the company in achieving its objectives by implementing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management, control and governance processes.

The Corporate Audit Services Director will manage a cross-functional team in executing audit programs across various risk areas and business processes globally including: finance, IT, privacy, anti-bribery/anti-corruption, information security, governance, third parties, and promotional practices. The director will partner with key business areas to effectively and efficiently improve compliance. The director will participate in the risk assessment process to prioritize audits for the annual plan; will also develop and implement high quality audit plans consistent with IIA standards and Corporate Audit Services' SOPs. The director provides staff coaching and feedback and reviews development plans. This position reports directly to the Senior Director and General Auditor.

Job Responsibilities:

Internal Audit Process

  • Successfully lead process and project ownership teams and delegate to team members to maximize leverage and staff development.

  • Ensure process owners maintain audit programs in alignment with external guidelines and changes in business processes. Increase quality of CAS processes and communications with key stakeholders to position CAS process owners as valuable key resources to business process owners.

  • Identify opportunities to leverage technologies, data analytics and other tools to improve effectiveness and efficiency of audit processes.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with global process owners, senior leadership, external auditors, and other key stakeholders across the organization to enable sharing of emerging risks with Corporate Audit Services. Establish thought leadership through internal and external engagement including benchmarking, training and involvement in professional organizations.

  • Communicate audit results and trends and emerging risk areas with key business partners using metrics, follow-up on management action plans, and external data.

Risk Assessment, Audit Planning, and Audit Execution

  • Participate in risk assessment process to identify audit universe and work with senior management to prioritize potential audits for the three year audit plan.

  • Ensure team develops and implements audit plans in a high quality and efficient manner, consistent with Corporate Audit Services' procedures and IIA standards.

  • Drive upfront scoping and planning to ensure appropriate resource planning and coverage of identified risks.

  • Conduct review of audit documentation to ensure high quality, consistency, and clarity of message.

  • Ensure that audit deliverables meet or exceed expectations of both internal and external stakeholders.

People Development

  • Develop expertise in internal auditing, internal controls, and risk management.

  • Develop people to succeed in their roles and progress toward their potential and provide timely, balanced, actionable feedback to staff and peers.

  • Foster environment that encourages employees to speak up and work effectively in a team environment.

  • Review development plan and career planning scenarios no less frequently than semi-annually.

  • Play an active role in recruiting auditors.

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Strong analytical skills, excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong financial training and experience.

  • Strong organizational and planning skills.

  • Interest to learn technologies for use in data analytics and automation

  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to interact with all levels of management; demonstrated leadership and decision making skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, cultural awareness and sensitivity, and ability to work with diverse teams.

  • MBA or advanced degree

  • Additional certifications (CIA, CFE, CIPP, etc.)

Additional Information:

  • This position is located at Elanco Global Headquarters, Greenfield, Indiana

  • Domestic and international travel of 20-30% (including weekend travel).

  • Lilly 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


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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field

  • Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant or Equivalent

  • 8+ years of audit experience

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Company Overview:

Elanco (NYSE: ELAN) is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we’re driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at .





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