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Financial Specialist - Eurofins CDMO Alphora

Eurofins Scientific

Eurofins Scientific

Accounting & Finance
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 58,000 staff across a network of more than 1000 independent companies in over 54 countries and operating more than 900 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 6.7 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.


Eurofins CDMO Alphora Inc. provides a fully integrated suite of services to support drug substance and drug product development from the IND enabling development stage, through to phase II & III supply, and commercial validation and manufacturing for niche APIs. In addition to a continuing flow of interesting and challenging projects for global pharmaceutical and biotech companies, Eurofins CDMO Alphora Inc. is committed to growing its state-of-the-art organization, with continued investments in its people, modern facilities, equipment, and instrumentation.

Job Description


Reporting to Financial Business Manager, the Financial Specialist role is responsible for providing financial support related to all aspects of the IFRS accounting cycle including financial reporting to management and corporate stakeholders, and oversight on corporate financial compliance, policies and procedures. This role will also facilitate any auditing conducted by third parties to ensure effective resolution and swift closure of auditing activities.


  • Monitor contract accounting by tracking contract billing versus schedule and working with the Financial Business Manager and other executives to establish appropriate revenue recognition allocation for each client
  • Support the department managers by providing revenue/margin analysis on customers, projects and products

· Tracking and reporting to assist management for Capital Expenditures

· Prepare working papers and support audit related to the SR&ED claim preparation

· Perform and review GL Account reconciliations, validating accounts and correcting entries as required

· Other duties as assigned


· Interacts with all departments and National Shared service Center

· Interacts with customers and auditors



• Degree or certification in Finance or Accounting

• CPA designation, or to be completed within the next 8 months, IS MANDATORY


• Minimum 3 Years of experience as an Accountant or Analyst

• Experience with full accounting cycle

• Demonstrated team player and customer service centric

• MS Dynamics Great Plains (an asset)


• Some knowledge of IFRS

• Audit and/or related support experience

Advanced skills in Excel (will be tested onsite)

• Highly organized and proactive

• Clear, concise, and professional communication skills

• Great critical thinking skills

• Excellent time management skills

Additional Information

Accommodation: Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may e-mail a request via the website at

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received international recognition as a great place to work. To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website at

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.