McKesson Sr. Financial Analyst in Ontario, Canada

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Job Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst will be in charge of overseeing and carrying out the preparation of financial statements and ensuring (a) adherence to accounting and control policies and practices, (b) the integrity of management and accounting reports from various systems and (c) the safeguarding of assets. The analyst is part of a team responsible for controls and financial data for pharmaceutical distribution activities and ensures that processes related to financial reporting are completed within the prescribed time frame.

Specific responsibilities

  • Oversee and carry out the preparation of financial statements.

  • Oversee, conduct and follow up on analyses of monthly results and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.

  • Ensure the integrity of financial systems is maintained, ensure financial information is maintained up to date in a timely and precise manner, and recommend improvements to internal controls.

  • Oversee and carry out the preparation of reports required by the business unit and the corporate consolidation team.

  • Act as a business partner with the various sectors of pharmaceutical distribution.

  • Oversee, follow up on and provide regular updates on financial analysis and accounting files.

  • Suggest and oversee the implementation of improvements to processes, systems and reports.

  • Lead one financial analyst.

  • Ensure compliance with company policies.

  • Help identify and manage business unit risks and opportunities and proactively make recommendations to minimize these risks and maximize opportunities.

  • Help create new reports using various financial systems (e.g., Excel, SAP [including BPC]) and implement their usage.

  • Support the team in charge of managing the rolling forecast process and the annual budget process, as needed.

  • Oversee and conduct SOX tests, as requested.

  • Support or lead special projects as needed.

  • Carry out any other tasks as requested by your supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (CPA, CMA; CPA, CGA; CPA, CA)

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role

  • Bilingual (French and English)

  • Outstanding organizational and planning skills, with a sense of urgency

  • Adept at managing tight deadlines in a changing environment

  • Able to work in a cross-functional environment with people from different corporate levels

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills and able to establish clear links between financial results and operational performance indicators

  • Able to challenge the status quo and influence decision-making

  • Strong computer skills – SAP (including BPC) and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Knowledge of the Anzio system an asset.

  • Attention to detail

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

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Job: Finance and Accounting

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: Sr. Financial Analyst

Location: Canada-Ontario-Oakville

Requisition ID: 18008095