Financial Analyst, Pharmacy

Requisition ID: 112562
Career Group: Corporate Office Careers
Job Category: Finance Reporting & Treasury
Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%
Part Time or Full Time: Full Time
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Nova Scotia (CA-NS)
City: Dartmouth / Stellarton
Location: Foord St. Office
Postal Code:
Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better - great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.
A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton's Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.
Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have an opportunity for a Financial Analyst, Pharmacy to join our Finance department based out of our office in Dartmouth or Stellarton, NS.
Job Description
  • Perform moderately complex analysis in a specific area such as capital spending/ budget
  • Responsible for completing financial reporting requirements related to analysis of results actual vs. budget and prior year for review of results
  • Provide financial analysis and business decision support to the Finance Manager and Business/Operations Manager
  • Provide recommendations to improve functional areas processes
  • Assist in the forecasting, targeting, and budgeting process
  • Assist in the development of proforma analysis
  • Prepare various analytical and ad-hoc reports
  • Communicate effectively with functional area managers and employees
  • Analyze capital investment opportunities as required
  • Create and maintain budget and forecast templates
  • Perform required administrative tasks which may include running SAP reports, participating in meetings, and responding to phone and e-mail messages
  • Maintain various reporting requirements
  • Perform account reconciliations and account analysis
  • Work with the BPO and CIP teams to identify opportunities to reduce costs
  • Adhere to GAAP and CEO/CFO Certification
  • Develop and manage various reports in various systems including SAP, Khalix, BMR, and BW
  • Ensure constant communication with Operations Lead
  • Responsible for producing weekly and monthly financial reports and analysis for actual results, forecasts and budgets related to monthly reporting (COPA, SAP, Khalix, etc.)
  • Prepare various reporting for distribution to finance and other operational departments as required
  • Complete analysis of exception reports to resolve discrepancies
  • Coordinate and communicate results to management
  • Produce weekly and monthly financial reports to assist review of actual results, forecasts and budgets
  • Ensure the completion and accuracy of working papers and investigations into any issues
  • Conduct ad hoc queries and analysis to support other financial analytic and category management teams as needed
  • Support financial planning and analysis for compliment of assigned sites/functions
  • Provide analysis and support to Shared Services
  • Ensure quick response to queries and follow up on issues for business and stakeholders

Job Requirements
  • An Undergraduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a DEC and a minimum of 4 years relevant experience
  • Working towards accounting designation (Eg.. CA, CMA, CGA) preferred
  • Proficient in GAAP
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; intermediate Excel skills
  • Proficient in SAP, Khalix, and other ad-hoc systems
  • Experience within the line of business represented by the analytics team preferred
  • Ability to analyze data and problem solve
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written
  • Ability to work successfully to meet defined deadlines
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and meet customer service expectations

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.
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