McKesson Senior Accounting Manager in Carrollton, Texas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Pharmaceutical - a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the leader in pharmaceutical distribution and supply chain management, McKesson Pharmaceutical delivers vital branded and generic pharmaceuticals, as well as over-the-counter products, to more than 40,000 customers in three primary segments: retail chains, independent retail pharmacies and institutional providers such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks and long-term care providers.

We base our distribution excellence on electronic order processing, asset management tools, a commitment to Six Sigma methodology, order accuracy and supply chain safety. We work with our customers on solutions - including supply management technology, world-class marketing programs, managed care and repackaging products and services - that help them meet their business and quality goals. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.

As the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributor, US Pharmaceutical is committed to driving total pharmacy health for customers and ensuring that customers receive the right drug at the right time, every time. This commitment is underpinned by McKesson’s focus on providing customers with the industry’s highest product availability, intelligent ordering capabilities and unmatched service accuracy.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need

McKesson is seeking a Senior Accounting Manager – Shared Services for US Pharma’s Accounting Center of Excellence (ACE) to manage transitions, integrations, and other project work, as well as contribute to month-end close processes and provide bench strength if needed to other team members.

Position Description

This position is responsible for managing transitions of work to ACE and our virtual offshore team, integrations of newly acquired businesses, and other project work, as well as contributing to month-end close processes. This position is critical to the success of ACE as an on-going business partner to many stakeholders at McKesson and this position’s responsibilities will grow as more work transitions into ACE.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary contact in coordinating work that is transitioning to ACE from other BUs, or transitioning to our offshore virtual team.

  • Coordination of fixed asset integration work when a new business or physician practice is acquired.

  • Coordinating or participating in weekly status update meetings and keeping management apprised as to the status of the transitions as well as ensuring deadlines are met in a timely fashion.

  • Effectively communicate with leaders of others groups within McKesson on a consistent basis

  • Engaged in monthly close processes as required, or to gain experience for further career progression

  • Lead or participate in automation and efficiency projects

  • Interface with consultants on any requests regarding transitions

  • Ad-hoc technical accounting research

QualificationsMinimum Requirements

5+ years accounting experience including 2+ years managerial experience

Critical Skills

  • Technical research within the Accounting Codification

  • Fixed asset experience

  • Strong data analytical skills with an understanding of databases and querying

  • Intermediate to Advance skills on MS Excel(pivot, v-look ups, sum if’s, formulas)

  • Prior experience using an ERP system preferably with SAP

  • Public Accounting experience

  • CPA

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Strategic thinker and problem solver with strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated process improvement background

  • Team player with demonstrated ability to lead and build cross-functional relationships

  • Adaptable to a fast paced and quickly changing environment

  • Effective prioritization and multi-tasking abilities

  • Experience with Access or SQL


4-year degree in accounting or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

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.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

Category: Finance and Accounting