Our client located in Brampton, ON is actively looking for a qualified candidate to fill this full time permanent role.
Co-ordinate with Sales and Key Account Management to ensure customer eligibility, Personal Allowance percentages and other payment information is current
Liaise with IT and Sales to ensure that IMS and Wholesaler Data has been uploaded and validated
Coordinate with Sales and KA Managements and customers any additions/deletion/modifications of customer accounts
Prepare and distribute quarterly non-key account deal sheets
Review Deal Sheets and upon appropriate approval prepare for SQL upload
Validate PA percentages, sales and payments submitted for key accounts, buy groups and independents and/or calculate payments due and distribute to appropriate regional sales managers for approval
Reconcile monthly/quarterly customer payments as required
Distribute non-key account payment reporting to Territory and Regional Managers
Track payments to ensure all payments are made with required timeframes
Prepare Government Reports (Quebec)
Calculate monthly, the outstanding liability for Professional Allowances and other payments made through the cheque printing program
Assist in the appropriate accounting for all deductions by segregating cheque runs accordingly
Prepare deduction reporting on a product by product basis for budgeting and other purposes
Analyze and explain significant monthly/quarterly changes in PA Index and customer PA payments
Periodically analyze actual vs. estimated payments by customer and adjust estimates and accruals accordingly
Design and implement new reports (using Cognos or Excel) to satisfy user requirements
Assist the Mgr Customer Accounting or designate on a project by project basis in a project lead or support roles, as required.
Responsible for maintaining internal controls and for implementing Sarbanes-Oxley upgrades
Participates in quarterly and annual reviews/audits as required
Share responsibility for daily Cash Reporting with the Financial Accountant. Reconcile cash sheet to the general ledger, bank statements, and to the cash reporting on a monthly basis
Follow-up with customers on outstanding balances and other accounts receivable related issues.
Follow-up internally with sales and customer service on process and/or customer related issues
Input into and key team member facilitating changes to business processes
Complete all GMP Documentation correctly and in a timely manner
Complete all training assignments and maintain personal training records
Participate in and/or lead Non Conformance Investigations
Complete Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA’s)
Initiate, and follow through with actions required to close Change Controls
Participate in Internal, Customer and Regulatory Audits.
Reconcile sales and accounts receivables against sub-ledger and general ledger on a daily basis.
Reconcile Accounts Receivable, sub-ledger and general ledger for month-end reporting purposes on a monthly basis.
Coordinate with Customer service to process customer credits and maintain clearing of all customer accounts.
Coding and posting of cash receipts and wires into accounting system (BPCS) on a daily basis.
Prepare customer statements and invoices to be distributed to customers on a monthly and/or ad-hoc basis.
Maintain and update customer master and customer credit limits.
Knowledge of Bill 102 and Bill 130 laws, professional allowances and reporting procedures preferable
Knowledge of all provincial pricing rules and regulations an asset
University degree or college diploma, preferably in accounting or business
3 - 5 years’ experience with professional allowance payments and account receivables in the Pharmaceutical industry
Professional accounting designation or actively pursuing designation preferred
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work with diverse personality types
Flexibility in hours required to fulfill demands, particularly during monthly and quarterly processes
Ability to work independently and in a team environment to achieve goals and targets
Strong presentation skills with the ability to present information to non-financial functions
Advanced computer skills (MS Office including advanced Excel), ERP experience preferably with SAP
Experience with reporting systems, specifically SAP BW
Knowledge of pharmaceutical wholesaler data
***Career Connections Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request an accommodation, please contact Career Connections
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