Senior Financial Analyst (Maternity Leave Contract)

Hiring By - Biostaffic



Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

The Opportunity:

Our client, a leading supplier of branded and generic pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare products with a global presence in over 150 countries, seeks temporary coverage for a Senior Financial Analyst position due to maternity leave. This 14-16 month contract, based at their Canadian Headquarters in Oakville, entails 3 days per week in-office (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday). The ideal candidate is an experienced general accountant proficient in SAP.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Assist in financial planning activities such as forecasting, budgeting, and performance metric analysis.
  • Monitor and analyze financial performance metrics, identifying trends and issues for management attention.
  • Conduct thorough analysis of operating expenses, including budget variances and accrual adjustments.
  • Review sales and margin performance, highlighting areas of concern to management.
  • Coordinate month-end closing processes and reconcile accounts for review.
  • Provide support to tax functions, including analysis of tax accounts and communication with tax authorities.
  • Respond to queries from global stakeholders and provide necessary analytics.
  • Maintain documentation related to signing authority and financial thresholds.
  • Update and review risk registers, opportunity trackers, and other relevant reports.
  • Ensure compliance with financial guidelines, company policies, and legal regulations.
  • Support business projects and initiatives as needed.
  • Conduct portfolio analysis to assess profitability and identify opportunities.
  • Evaluate business development initiatives from a financial perspective.
  • Provide functional support to various organizational departments.
  • Prepare management reporting packages, including financial statements and KPI reports.
  • Oversee processes related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll activities.
  • Support facility management with analytics and other deliverables as required.

What You’ll Need to Be Successful:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field from an accredited university.
  • CPA designation or equivalent professional certification.
  • Demonstrate over 7 years of advancing roles and responsibilities in the field of Accounting and Finance.
  • Proven track record in financial planning, analysis, and modeling.
  • Extensive senior-level accounting expertise encompassing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, GAAP, IFRS, and reconciliation of balance sheets and income statements.
  • Proficiency in utilizing COGNOS and SAP, along with advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Basic understanding of project management principles and practices.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Canada


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 11, 2024
Company Overview
ML6 Search + Talent Advisory
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