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Finance Analyst, Personal Health

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Philips is a leading health tech company, improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum—from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment, and home care.

Job Title
Finance Analyst, Personal Health

Job Description

Effective January 1, 2022, all Canada.-based Philips employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips. Employees with a documented medical condition or other protected human rights ground that prevent them from participating in COVID-19 vaccination may apply for accommodation. Philips Canada will consider accommodation requests on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable human rights legislation.

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better

Looking at the challenges the world is facing today, Philips’ purpose has never been more relevant. So, whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you’ll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.

We are in search for a Finance Analyst to provide support to our Finance, Sales and Trade Analytics Operations teams in our Personal Health business group. This position is in the Philips Canada corporate office located in Mississauga, Ontario.

Your solid finance & accounting experience and technical skills will be critical for you to bring insights into planning, forecasting and business decision sup- port. You are committed to the idea of continuous improvement and will happily collaborate with others to resolve issues that cut across teams.

You are responsible for

Trade Spend Finance

Collaborates with the Accounting Controller when trade accounts are not cleared correctly as well as the Trade Analytics Operations lead when discrepancies between SAP and Sub systems arise


Ensure that accurate pricing is maintained in key systems (JDA, SAP, Salsify) Support business and finance department on pricing maintenance, process excellence and ad-hoc reporting

Accounts Receivable/Payable

We operate with Centres of Excellence that support AP/AR functions.

The candidate will act as a local resource for problem solving any issues arising from exceptions. Create Purchase Orders for various corporate vendors and book monthly accruals for operational cost drivers

Corporate Accounting

Work with various cost center owners and assist in consolidating the annual budgets for corporate costs. Track actual costs during the year and work with Center of Excellence to allocate costs to businesses.


Support the maintenance of a reliable system of internal controls over financial reporting to adequately safeguard the company’s assets. Actively look for cost savings opportunities and process improvements within the various processes. Assist the Controller with any projects / activities as required.

You are part of

Reporting to the Controller, this individual is an integral part of the Personal Health finance team and is responsible for providing qualitative and quantitative analysis on pricing maintenance and spending.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the following

  • University graduate; a CPA/CMA/MBA designation or in progress is a plus
  • 3+ years of relevant experience; experience in operational finance, corporate finance, business decision support, and internal managerial reporting is a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills with good understanding of accounting principles and practices Desire and ability to build new organizational competencies.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Highly motivated team player and self-starter with an excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task with flexibility, drive, and to collaboratively problem solve, with a strong results orientation demeanor.
  • Strong technical skills, including Excel (pivot tables, model building, model auditing).
  • ERP systems

In return, we offer you

You will enjoy working in a global organization and has the ability to collaborate and develop relationships with diverse internal stakeholders. A strong communicator and natural business partner, the successful candidate will demonstrate big picture thinking, a strong grasp of the details, and a can-do attitude,

Canadian work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. For this position, you will reside in or within commuting distance to Mississauga, Ontario.

How we work at Philips

Our newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.

Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:

We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There’s a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.

We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when, and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams, and our customers on a case-by-case basis.

We want to be at our best: The way we work, and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

Visit our careers website to explore what it’s like working at Philips , read stories from our employee blog , find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions .


Philips Canada is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Philips is a leading health tech company, improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum—from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment, and home care.

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