Finance and Business Development Co-op Winter 2022
Shoppers Drug Mart
243 Consumers Road, Toronto, ON
6d ago

243 Consumers Road, Toronto, ONApplyReferred applicants should not apply directly to this role. All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.

Location : 243 Consumers Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4W8Take ownership and find more ways to care about our local store owners in a career at Shoppers Drug Mart Central Office / Store Support.

Provide great service, specific expertise and actionable advice to support Associate-Owners and their staff in delivering the best health, beauty and convenience services to Canadians.

Why this role is important?Term Length : 4 MonthsTerm Start : January 10th, 2022Term End : April 22nd, 2022 *COVID Vaccination Status / Return to Office*COVID-19 is a serious condition and has had a devastating impact on Canadians and others across the globe.

As a leading Health and Wellness provider for millions of Canadians, our goal is to help all Canadians "Live Life Well".

In support of this goal, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to protect the health and well-being of our employees as we continue our phased approach of office reopening.

Store Support employees will be required either to be fully vaccinated or undergo regular COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Screening, paid for by the company, in order to access the workplace.

We are hiring a Finance and Business Development Co-op (4 month term) for Winter 2022Shoppers Drug Mart is looking for a year 3 or higher commerce or finance student for a four (4) month term that reports to the Senior Vice President of Payor Partnerships and Business Development.

The accountability for the SVP includes finance planning and analysis for the pharmacy business, pharmaceutical pricing, payor partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions.

This fall opportunity is a demanding role and requires the candidate to work closely with the SVP to analyze strategic business issues, performance financial analysis, support development of business cases, and work cross-functionally with other senior leaders on various business initiatives.

We are seeking a student with advanced academic standing, ability to multi-task, and an exceptional communicator. This is an excellent opportunity for those who want to further their analytical skills, develop business acumen, improve strategic thinking, and learn from a seasoned executive in a dynamic retail and healthcare industry.

Upon completion of the fall term, it will set the student up to explore future roles in finance, strategy and management consulting, and business development across a number of industries.

  • Duties : Perform financial analysis on large data sets, develop implications, and present information in a succinct mannerDevelop financial models bringing together data from disparate data sets, validating data integrity, and completing financial analysis using advanced xls functionsSupport development of business cases or strategic plans by organizing data, performing statistical analysis, manipulating data in graphs, inserting graphical content into presentations, and presenting the work productAnalyze strategic business issues by bringing together external industry data, competitive information, internal business performance and metrics, and support development of the recommendationSkills and Experience : Year 3 or higher student in the Bachelors of Commerce, Bachelors of Business Administration, or any Finance related major at a Canadian or international UniversityMust have solid finance skills and be able to interpret financial statements, along with performing fundamental financial analysis and be familiar with financial reporting, capital budgeting, and valuation models (DCF, IRR, and NPV)Must have taken at least one statistics course during undergrad and ability to run moderately complex statistical and computation models, central tendency, dispersion, probability, and regression analysisMust have taken at least one economics course with ability to apply core economic principles (Microeconomics - demand, supply, equilibrium, elasticity, sunk cost vs marginal cost, comparative advantage, and market power;
  • and Macroeconomics - aggregate statistics, money flow, fiscal and monetary policy, exchange rates, and balance of payments)Must have advanced XLS skills (pivot tables and reporting, macros, vlook-up and hlook-up, advanced formulas, statistical functions, conditional formatting, simulation and solver)Must have advance PPT skills (embed linked charts, graphs, AV files;
  • creating, editing, and animating data; image manipulation; templates and masters)Proficiency with MS Office software applications including Outlook, Excel, MS PowerPoint, and WordThorough, organized, and process driven to take initiatives from start to finish with minimal supervisionSelf-motivated, operates with a sense of urgency and strong attention to detailProfessional Credentials Required : Currently enrolled in a Canadian or International UniversityWhy now?

    We are currently focusing on our teams at Central office, to provide the best support to our Stores and their teams, and ensure our customers and patients are best served by visiting Shoppers.

    For the Pharmacy team, that means continuing to review, understand and respond to industry and customer changes, by developing new initiatives and new services valued by customers and stakeholders.

    And we continue to ensure traditional services continue to be valuable offerings, provided efficiently and effectively to everyone’s benefit.

    And on top of that, every year, Shoppers Drug Mart employees at Central office, and in the stores of our Associate Owners, contribute more time, money and effort to great charitable causes across Canada.

    Why Shoppers?At Shoppers Drug Mart, we have always remained true to our belief that the root of our success lies with our people.

    We pride ourselves on providing more ways to care about our patients, customers and community. We offer unique work, and the benefits you would expect from a large corporation, all with a smaller company feel, as well as : A high energy and varied workplace that strives for and rewards excellence.

    Competitive pay structures, rewarding strong and consistent performanceA highly customizable benefits plan, including a vacation purchase optionPeer recognition programsEmployee discounts on in-store purchasesOpportunities for skill development and advancement in your workLearning and development through our SDM UniversityStrong culture of charitable and community involvementUnique chance to work with an organization that is committed to improving the health and well being of CanadiansWhy work at Shoppers Drug Mart?

    Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand.

    Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU.Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.

    How You’ll Succeed : At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

    If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

    Employment Type : Type of Role : Temporary (Fixed Term)Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength.

    We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

    Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

    In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

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