McKesson Financial Services Advisor in Quebec, Canada

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Job summary

The Financial Services Advisor, reporting to the Head of Finance, is responsible for ensuring that the various analytical tasks and reports are completed accurately and on time. These tasks include meeting with pharmacists to present financial statements, preparing pro-forma financial statements, drafting budgets, tracking pharmacies’ financial situations and producing various financial reports.

Section A – Specific responsibilities

  • Meet with pharmacists on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis to present financial statements and financial performance indicators.

  • Conduct the monthly financial statement audit; provide suggestions and propose improvements to pharmacists.

  • Draft annual budgets, as requested, for pharmacists.

  • Help pharmacists with various tasks: liquidity management, annual year end, understanding financial statements.

  • Prepare pro-forma financial statements requested by the bank, pharmacists or the Development team and answer any questions or explain any analyses related to them for transactions as well as refinancing.

  • Analyze the financial health and growth of pharmacies and produce analysis charts as needed.

  • Assist with head office projects that have an impact on pharmacies’ financial situations.

  • Help develop or improve financial procedures and tools as part of a continuous improvement process and ways of doing things.

  • Propose action plans, with the Operations team, to ensure pharmacy profitability.

Section B – Job requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance

  • CPA designation

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar role (minimum)

  • Familiarity with Acomba accounting software (an asset)

  • Experience with the complete accounting cycle

  • Excellent command of Excel

  • Valid driver’s licence and available for frequent travel

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in both English and French

  • Very good analytical and problem-solving skills and excellent judgment

  • Autonomous and organized; takes initiative and ensures information confidentiality

  • Professional attitude with a customer-oriented approach

  • Team player who can meet deadlines and work under pressure from time to time

  • Flexibility in terms of scheduling

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

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Job: Finance and Accounting

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: Financial Services Advisor

Location: Canada-Quebec-Montreal

Requisition ID: 18002227