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Senior Tax Analyst – Global Tax Accounting & External Report


Last Updated: 1/28/23

Job Description

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.

Senior Tax Analyst – Global Tax Accounting & External Report

Work Location: Greenfield, IN (Hybrid)

This position will be part of our hybrid work environment with some days working on-site at our Greenfield, Indiana headquarters and other days working remotely.

Interested in joining a cause-driven, customer focused company dedicated to positively impacting the health of animals, people, and the planet?

The Senior Tax Analyst, Global Tax Accounting & External Reporting is an exciting opportunity in a growing fast-paced Tax Department reporting to the Director of Tax Forecasting and Reporting and working closely and in conjunction with the Director of Global Tax Accounting & External Reporting.

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

Other Considerations:

  • Minimal travel

  • Overtime will be required at peak times

Notification of Drug testing and Background Checks

Elanco conducts urinalysis drug testing as a mandatory part of its pre-employment application and background check process after acceptance of a conditional offer of employment by an applicant. The drug testing will be conducted by a certified laboratory/testing service selected by Elanco, in accordance with the procedures required by applicable state and federal law. Additionally, Elanco requires successful completion of a urinalysis drug test if it has reasonable suspicion that an employee is under the influence of drugs or alcohol which adversely affects or could adversely affect the employee's job performance as allowed by applicable law. Tested applicants will be given a copy of any positive test result. All test results shall be considered confidential and shall not be disclosed by Elanco, other than to those persons for whom such disclosure is necessary. Positive test results, or a refusal to consent to and participate in pre-employment drug testing, shall be grounds for denial of employment. Cooperation in scheduling the testing is important for processing an application for employment. By signing your acceptance to an offer of employment, you consent to be drug tested and acknowledge you have thoroughly read the foregoing notice and policy, and you understand and agree that in order to be considered for employment with Elanco, you will be required to comply with Elanco's drug testing policy. Elanco's background check requirements also include but are not limited to an acceptable criminal background check, educational verification, job history verification and motor vehicle report (if required to drive a company vehicle). If appropriate for the role, as outlined on the job posting, successful completion of Post Offer Exam, Work Simulation and/or Administrative Skills Testing may also be required.

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

Company Details

Greenfield, Indiana, United States
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) is a global leader in animal health dedicated to innovating and delivering products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets, creating value for farmers, pet owners, veterinarians, stakeholders, and society as a whole. With nearly 70 years of animal health heritage, we are committed to helping our customers improve the health...