Analyst, Senior Financial

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Weston, FL, US, 33326

Company: Apotex


Apotex is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines (both generic and innovative pharmaceuticals) for patients around the world. We are the 7th largest generic pharmaceutical company globally with more than 12,000 employees and estimated sales of approximately $3 billion. Our fully integrated operation is comprised of four lines of business: Global Generics; Apobiologix; Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API); and ApoPharma (Innovative Products). With our worldwide manufacturing sites, Apotex can produce up to 24 billion dosages per year. We produce 300 medicines in 4,000 dosages and formats that are exported to 115 countries. Apotex will spend $2 billion over the next 10 years on research and development.

Job Summary

This role is responsible for coordinating and consolidating the planning & forecasting for Apotex globally, ensuring annual budget, quarterly forecast, and monthly updates are submitted on time, conducting comprehensive financial analysis on the full P&L and tracking performance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the financial planning process for the annual budget, monthly and quarterly forecasts, and multi-year strategic planning for Apotex global business, ensure submission on time.
  • Consolidate plan and forecast, prepare presentation package for executive review.
  • Conduct comprehensive financial analysis from sale, COGS to OPEX.
  • Work with other teams to understand their inputs, provide direction and guidance and ensure overall assumptions are aligned.
  • Develop standardized financial planning & analysis templates for enterprise use.
  • Improve workforce planning process and systems.
  • Undertake appropriate analysis, in a proactive manner, in order to provide meaningful reporting to executive management to support effective decision-making.
  • Maintain various plan and forecast in SAP, ensure data accuracy and integrity.
  • Track financial performance and metrics.
  • Continuously improve planning and forecasting processes, procedures and systems.
  • Work with other Finance staff and senior management to accomplish timelines, address issues and pursue process improvements.
  • Work with all levels of management to resolve issues and answer questions
  • 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
    • Bachelor degree in finance or business, CPA or MBA
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Comprehensive knowledge of finance and accounting.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Can see the big picture as well as pay attention to detail
    • 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 project management and system improvement skills
    • Able to work independently in a proactive manner
    • Quick learner and team player
    • Advanced skills in Excel, VBA/Macro, proficient in Access and PowerPoint
    • Proficient skills in Business Intelligent systems: Qlik or similar
    • Advanced skills in SAP/ERP system.
  • Experience
    • Minimum 3-5 years business/financial analysis experience required (pharmaceutical / CPG experience highly preferred)
    • Minimum 2~3 years financial accounting experience required.
    • Minimum 1-2 years manufacturing & costing experience a strong asset
    • Minimum 1~2 years working with data warehouse or data interface.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami