Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Sr. Finance Manager

Job ID
Finance - Management
Pos. Type
Full Time


The successful candidate for this position will be an integral member of the US Financial Planning & Analysis team providing business planning and analytics knowledge and tools to the Salix Business Unit enabling them to understand brand performance and business trends more clearly, anticipate future market trends and assess new business opportunities.


Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide necessary financial support to the Business, via P&L analysis and expense management analytics, to more effectively manage each partner's individual business. 
  • Work continuously with Sales and Marketing Management providing monthly sales performance/expense management reporting as well as other key actionable metrics. 
  • Work closely with Sales/Marketing Management, Commercial Analytics and Business Development in assessing and modeling new business opportunities.
  • Coordinate the month end/quarter end book close with strict adherence to corporate reporting deadlines.
  • Manages the month-end process to analyze actual results of sales and expense details versus the budget/forecast and provide explanations for variances for all stakeholders.
  • Supervise and mentor the workflow and processes of a Financial Analyst.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external customer/employees.
  • Work closely with Accounting to analyze and forecast gross to net deductions.
  • Provide analytical, accounting and reporting support to Accounting group, including monthly fluctuation explanations of actuals vs. plan/forecast.
  • Maintain all budgets & forecasts in in Hyperion.
  • Support the Director, FP&A with special projects as needed.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance is required.
  • 7+ years of Accounting/Finance experience.
  • Prior pharmaceutical industry is required.
  • Proficient in sales modeling with an in depth knowledge of pharmaceutical contracting and discounting.
  • Ability to use advanced Excel spreadsheet functions and formulas to build and maintain expense forecast models
  • Strong communication and analytical skills are essential.
  • Strong management skills and possess the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management throughout the organization.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of personnel, including senior management.
  • Hyperion a plus.


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