Cost Analyst

March 19 2021
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Accounting, Finance, Corporate finance, Treasury, Management accounting, Financial Analysis
Montreal, QC

Department: Finance and Accounting
Direct Supervisor: Vice President, Finance
Team Management: N/A

The Cost Analyst will work closely with the VP, Finance in order to prepare precise financial analysis and support the business units' operations. As part of his/her functions, the Cost Analyst will assist the commercial and medical team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide financial support to the commercial and medical operations
  • Participate to drafting the annual budgets and projects, as well as the periodic estimates in order to submit report performance to the management team;
  • Provide financial analysis in order to support cost improvement operations and activities;
  • Analyze monthly financial statements, including the comparison with budget estimates;
  • Actively participate in the supplier management process and negotiations with suppliers;
  • Prepare journal entries and participate to close-off periods;
  • Participate to the efficiency and effectiveness of internal control, financial information and various workflows and others.
  • Provide adequate documentation for financial reports
  • Ensure the accuracy of the produced analysis
  • Actively participate to the financial analysis of the production accounting results

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting;
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a similar role;
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry;
  • Bilingual (English and French), spoken and written;
  • Experience working with ACCPAC, an asset.

Personal Qualities

  • Analytical skills and attention to details;
  • Multitasking;
  • Proven ability to take initiatives;
  • Ability to effectively work within a team;
  • Proven problem-solving skills.

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