McKesson Sr. Director Corporate Accounting in Alpharetta, Georgia
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, 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. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.
Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson 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.
We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.
Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.
A Senior Level Director role, focusing on all accounting matters pertaining to Corporate Accounting Department, including but not limited to M&A, divestitures, self-insurance accounting, shared based and executive compensation, monthly/quarterly Ledger Close and support of the Lease Accounting Project company-wide. The Sr. Director will be responsible for a wide variety of projects with regards to the financial and accounting operations of the company. For example, this will include budget and forecast preparation, oversight of company closing processes, financial report preparation, maintenance of effective internal control policies/procedures to ensure the accuracy of the company's reported financial results comply with USGAAP
Serve as the subject matter expert and resource for internal customers on accounting matters relating to areas of responsibilities
GAAP application, recommendation and presentation to senior management
Research accounting matters, white papers and lead discussions with auditors and other stakeholders provide accounting support to business units during an implementation of various accounting policies and procedure and adoption of new accounting
Develop and present complex accounting matters to both senior management and external auditors
External reporting support- responsible for certain areas of the 10-Q/10
Manage all aspect of monthly close including budgeting, forecasting, modeling
Manage, train, mentor and develop a group of professional accountants
Maintain and execute adequate internal controls for areas of responsibilities
Perform financial analysis relating to Corporate Reporting and Finance and Accounting Operation
Review, evaluate, and improve company’s finance and accounting process
Oversee and assist in the company closing process including journal entry preparation for special items
Review (and perform) technical research for proper accounting treatments and provide guidance
Oversee and participate in SOX compliance activities
Lead and develop business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls as well as business process improvement
Additional responsibilities may be assigned from time to time
10 years accounting experience including 5 years managerial experience
Critical Skills and Experience:
CPA and Audit experience required
Executive presence and ability to influence
Expertise in US GAAP, SEC reporting, Financial Statements preparation and presentation and SOX requirements
Thorough knowledge of accounting policies, practices and systems
Possess a high level of written and verbal communication skills
Proven leadership experience to drive a faster resolution of technical issues, communication of those issues, and process improvement
Ability to analyze, organize, summarize, and articulate complex financial information
Experience in forecasting, budgeting, and business process reengineering (BPR)
Ability to manage and prioritize various responsibilities with competing/short deadlines
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Big 4 and/or large public company experience preferred
BI (Business Intelligence) as well as ERP (especially SAP) experience/knowledge is highly desired
Strong organizational, management, communication and interpersonal skills, capable of promoting trust and collaboration
Excellent analytical capabilities including Microsoft Excel skills and spreadsheet analysis techniques required with strong attention to detail
Bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, finance, or business administration, Master’s degree preferred
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.
No agencies please.
Job: Finance and Accounting
Organization: McKesson Corporate
Title: Sr. Director Corporate Accounting
Requisition ID: 18001601