Senior Financial Analyst

Req ID #:  187172

Montreal (Senneville), Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

How will you have an impact? 

We are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help make a real difference in the world every day.  


Why Charles River: 

We offer an excellent integration program for our new employees as well as opportunities for internal growth and career development. Our other perks include:
As of Day 1:
•    Competitive benefits we pay 90% of premiums (health and dental coverage).
•    Access to a savings and retirement program including an employer contribution. 
•    Vacation & Personal Day Policy.
•    Free telemedicine app for you and your family.

What will you work on?

The Senior Financial Analyst will work closely with operations and executive management.. The main responsibilities of this position are :

  • Reviewing weekly revenue forecasts and preparing monthly financial forecasts and annual budgets;
  • Analyze and explain monthly financial results;
  • Present, analyze and explain the variations in the different key performance indicators;
  • Participate actively in the month-end review (SOX);
  • Prepare and publish project profitability reports;
  • Calculate return on investment for capital projects;
  • Participate in the review of standard times for activities.

Who are we looking for?

  • Hold a university degree in a relevant field of study;
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a similar position (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered);
  • Hold an accounting title or in the process of obtaining one (CPA, CMA, CGA, CA);
  • Excellent communication skills in English and French;
  • Experience in a strategic and skilled communication role with senior management.


If you are interested in contributing to the well being of our communities, not only across the country but around the world, please join us and BE THE DIFFERENCE! 


About Corporate Functions 

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 80 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity 

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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