Researcher / analyst
Commercial Finance Retail Accounts Analyst (1 Year Contract)
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: www.apotex.com.
Responsible for providing sales and profitability analysis to assist Sales Directors and assigned Sales Representatives with strategies and decision-making. Implement processes to ensure that the business decision making activities and performance improvement initiatives with respect to the Domestic business are in place. Analyse performance within territories. Establish relationships and act as a business partner with the sales force. Manages all aspects from accruals to settlements to customer reconciliations.
1. Responsible for the monthly and quarterly financial analysis for the regional segment, identifying areas requiring attention through management reports. Recommends remedial action to sales leads in terms of top and bottom-line performance and serves as an expert resource in their region. 2. Provide overall analysis of assigned territories by retrieving key monthly sales data reports to assist Management, Sales Directors and Sales Representatives. Provide strategic business support in line with objectives. Reports originate from various third-party sources and SAP programs, including IMS, data cubes and SAP – and range in scope from entire territory down to customer level and molecule level. 3. Manage all customer agreements in SAP with respect to creation, maintenance and closures. 4. Supports on-going contract negotiation activities with all stakeholders – e.g. chains, government, hospitals, insurers, PBM’s etc. and ensures that any changes are reflected in the Territory targets. 5. Maintain accurate accruals in customer agreements through monthly reconciliations and on-going monitoring. 6. Reconcile regional key accounts as assigned on a monthly and quarterly basis for business review purposes. Liaise with Sales Representatives on a regular basis to review customer programs and business structure. 7. Develop and maintain a tracking system and margin analysis with respect to all bonus and other payments provided to assigned territory. 8. Initiate ongoing communication with assigned Sales Representatives to ensure they have appropriate support and updated reports are available to them. 9. Identifies and develops initiatives to support department business needs, increase automation and improve productivity 10. Responsible for the full cycle of customer payments– analysis, processing, customer feedback, dispute resolution and financial impacts and ensure that all documentation is prepared for auditors. 11. In collaboration with Sales Planning, prepare monthly profitability reports summarizing sales activities of the region, territories and Key Regional accounts. Monitors sales performance against plan, investigate and explain variances. 12. Support process improvement initiatives to reporting and tools used in role and recommend process improvements where needed. 13. Respond to all Sales Representative and Sales Management inquiries efficiently and in a timely manner and communicate with co-workers on all relevant matters. 14. Works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes. 15. Performs all work in support of our Corporate Values of Pride, Accountability, Integrity and Diligence; Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values. 16. Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements. 17. All other duties as assigned.
• Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities• Detail-oriented and accuracy a necessity• Strong organizational / time management skills• Action-oriented, self-starter, and has ability to work well during peak pressure periods• Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and a team player• Excellent written and verbal communication skills• Proficient in MS Office applications, including Excel, Word, Power Point and working knowledge of Qlik• Knowledge of data integration and cross-referencing.• Must possess strong business ethics for handling confidential information and the ability to make independent judgement decisions• Knowledge of SAP and IMS data an asset• Minimum of 2-3 years data analysis experience• Knowledge of accounting practices
We have adapted our recruitment strategy to ensure our staff and applicants are safe by conducting our interviews and onboarding online.
Other measures Apotex has put into place include (but are not limited to):
staggering employee shifts to reduce the size of work groups modifying our cafeteria space to enhance social distancing, the implementation of additional cleaning and sanitization routines robust self-assessment and screening tools non-surgical masks for employees working in GMP areas travel restrictions strict visitor screening protocol It is important to note that while these are our protocols at this time, they are subject to change based on guidelines and regulations put in place by local and global government agencies.
For up-to-date information about Apotex’s ongoing efforts in response to COVID-19, visit: https://www1.apotex.com/global/covid-19-update or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter
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.