Accounting Technician (12 month contract)

Full Time | Old Montreal, QUEBEC | 10 months
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Job Summary

Full Time
Old Montreal

Job Description

Accounting Technician (12 month contract) - (18004886)



McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

 At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.




Reporting to the Manager, Members Accounting, the incumbent will be in charge of accounting for certain external client files.



  • Be an expert at the complete accounting cycle and monthly financial statements.
  • Enter current transactions in the accounting software.
  • Complete payroll every two (2) weeks.
  • Prepare suppliers’ cheques.
  • Follow up on government files.
  • Prepare period- and year-end records for professional accountants.
  • Provide support for the production of certain analyses (internal controls, management analyses, etc.).
  • Occasionally provide continuity to accounting operations at the branches.
  • Perform all other related duties.






  • A diploma of vocational studies (DVS) or a college degree (DEC) in accounting or administration

  • Two to five years of experience in a similar position, ideally in the retail sector

  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)

  • Familiarity with Acomba accounting software (an asset)

  • Familiarity with Horarius and Nethris software (an asset)

  • Flexibility and the ability to share your expertise with others regarding the accounting processes to be followed

  • Team player

  • Adept at managing priorities and meeting deadlines

  • Highly organized

Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.
We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.
But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.
Agency Statement
No agencies please.
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McKesson Canada is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

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Primary Location
: Canada-Quebec-Montreal
: Finance and Accounting
: McKesson Canada
: Temporary
: Standard
Job Type
: Full-time
 Day Job
Job Posting
: Sep 14, 2018

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