Financial Analyst

Date: Jun 11, 2022

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 2Z7

Company: Apotex


About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations.  Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit:

Job Summary


As a Financial Analyst within the Global Supply and Manufacturing (GSM) function of Apotex Inc., this position acts as a strong support mechanism to the Manager, Operations Finance GSM by providing monthly financial reporting for the Global Finished Dosage Operations, Global API Manufacturing , Global Supply Chain, Global Engineering and Global Technical Operations.

This role will work more closely in supporting the Global Supply Chain function in providing in-depth variance analysis, monthly forecast, budgeting and supporting the cost review meetings. This role will be responsible to provide monthly reporting to the three Manufacturing sites located in the GTA as well as the three Affiliate Sites located overseas which will include Headcount as well as Operating Expenses and to help address queries on variances from the respective Cost Center owners.

The FA will also provide monthly reports on operational expenses and variances for Global Functions that help to support the Manufacturing Sites (i.e. Global Supply Chain, Global Manufacturing & Tech-Ops, Corporate Engineering, and External Supply Operations).

In addition, the FA will support the Manager, Operations Finance GSM in monthly reporting of GSM performance against its Budget and Work Plan objectives.

Job Responsibilities


  • Plays a key role during monthly, quarterly and year end reviews by compiling/consolidating and analyzing the financial results and matters of particular interest or importance. At times will be responsible for conducting various financial analyses related to the ongoing financial operations of the organization (variance/trend analysis).
  • Help to standardize performance measurement methodologies and processes across GSM, and support new ways of interpreting financial data to drive meaningful explanations.
  • Provide monthly financial reports to GTA Sites. Support site leadership teams (SLT) and cost center owners in understanding variances to budget or forecast. Coach cost center owners in being able to extract relevant data from SAP to monitor spend.
  • Work closely with the Manager, Operations Finance GSM to ensure the quality and accuracy of financial data. Develop new analytical tools, reports and controls as needed.
  • Support the Manager, Operations Finance GSM in understanding variances to Budget or Forecast and assist in conducting cost reviews and monitor departmental expenses based on total budget for Global Supply Chain, Global Enngineeing, Global API Maufacturing and External Supply Operations.
  • Support to help validate, consolidate, analyse, and communicate monthly cost variances and other metrics to GSM Leadership Team.
  • Work in a safe manner, collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes
  • Demonstrate behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion
  • Ensure personal adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Education
    • University degree specializing in Finance, Accounting, Business Operations
    • CPA designation, or working nearing completion.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to present concepts at all levels in an organization, particularly at the senior management level
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player. Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate with multiple stakeholders, across the global network and within functions
    • Strong ability to anticipate management information requirements
    • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement in a timely and effective manner
    • Able to work independently in a proactive manner
    • Excellent organizational abilities and time-management skills
    • Strong computer skills, particularly MS Office, and experience in an SAP environment
  • Experience
    • 2-3 years of experience ideally in a fast-paced, deadline driven, multi-facility, global manufacturing environment


COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY: In accordance with Apotex Inc. (“Apotex”) policy, as of November 15, 2021, all individuals entering a Canadian site (including but not limited to employees, visitors, contractors and agency workers) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with the current government requirements.  Further, all employees must maintain all future booster vaccines as approved and recommended by Health Canada.  Accommodation from these requirements for reasons pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, or any other applicable law (most commonly for medical and/or religious reasons) will be reviewed and considered by Apotex.


At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.

Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.