Sr. Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

Date: Sep 19, 2022

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 1T9

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

Conduct complex financial analysis, reporting and modelling for the Apotex global business. Coordinate the consolidation of management financial reports and operating plans. Provide analytical support for corporate financial reviews and initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the preparation of executive management financial reports and consolidation of global financial results.
  • Analyze sales performance by market and product type.
  • Prepare commentaries on key financial drivers.
  • Prepare reports analyzing key line items on the income statement and balance sheet.
  • Perform complex month end analyses of business activities to identify issues and drivers. Develop charts for visual presentation of financial performance.
  • Provide analytical support for ad hoc business reviews and initiatives. Develop business/financial models for short/long term forcasts for executive review.
  • Develop scenario analyses to support executive decision making.
  • Create complex financial models by collecting data from other business units.
  • Develop sales and margin forecasts by incorporating product lunch estimates and assumptions.
  • Support the annual budget cycle from data collection/validation to scenario analysis and creation of report packs for executive review.
  • Work with cost centre owners in the development of their budgets.
  • Validate the accuracy of data in SAP.
  • Develop reports and analyses to effectively explain the roll up of the budget and key drivers.
  • Manage budget timelines with budget owners to ensure information is received to allow for analysis and review.
  • Work with other Finance staff and senior management to accomplish timelines, address issues and pursue process improvements.
  • Work with Finance colleagues to preprare reports and validate SAP entries for monthly financial reporting cycle.
  • Work with all levels of management to rsolve issues and answer questions.
  • Work on champion changes in SAP and other reporting tools to improve quality of financial reporting.
  • Support the design, development and delivery of new global reporting methodologies and business processes.
  • Work with global business units to improve quality of financial reporting data.
  • Develop reports to capture global financial activity.
  • Support the Apotex Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Works 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
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Strong analytical and problem solving ability
    • Exposure to consolidated financial statements
    • Strict attention to detail and accuracy
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to present concepts at all levels in an organization, particularly at the senior management level
    • Strong ability to anticipate management information requirements
    • Able to work independently in a proactive manner
    • Excellent organizational abilities
    • Advanced technical proficiency in all aspects in Excel, Access and PowerPoint
    • Specialist knowledge and experience in an SAP environment and in managing complex reporting systems.
  • Experience
    • 5-7 years business/financial analysis experience (pharmaceutical experience an asset)


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.