McKesson Manager – Financial Controls in Irving, 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

Our Shared Services/ACE (Accounting Center of Excellence) team is seeking an audit/accounting professional that has a track record of consistently delivering quality and accurate work in a high performance culture. We are looking for qualified candidates who can adapt quickly to change. As the #5 company on the Forbes 2016 Fortune 500 list with over $190 billion in revenue, McKesson provides for a challenging environment where successful candidates can pride themselves on achieving high levels of professional excellence.

This position is mainly responsible for driving Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance for ACE. The responsibilities include evaluating and documenting current environment/framework, providing a significant advisory role for various control/compliance requirements, and managing overall compliance process. This role supports multiple business units across multiple locations; strong interpersonal skills will be necessary to support multiple customers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead in the evaluation of the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls and ensure appropriate controls are in place for new business processes or system changes.

  • Review SOX narratives to ensure documentation exists for all relevant processes and updated in a timely manner with changes to process or controls or changes to the control framework.

  • Direct the performance and coordination of self assessment testing including management of timelines, assignment of responsibilities, review of results, and providing regular reporting on SOX compliance efforts.

  • Monitor control deficiencies and support management in the development of remediation plans to address deficiencies in a timely manner.

  • Manage and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with the business and lead the coordination with internal and external auditors.

  • Support the business with various adhoc projects as required.

Minimum Requirements

3 years accounting experience

Critical Skills

  • 4 years of accounting, internal auditing or related experience

  • Previous public accounting experience or corporate audit/accounting experience within a large matrix environmement.

  • Thorough knowledge and application of auditing and accounting policies, practices and systems

  • Self-motivated, accountable and results oriented

  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build cross-functional relationships

  • Ability to engage with all levels of management

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple initiatives simultaneously under pressure with competing/short deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability for trouble-shooting and issue resolution

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision as well as in a team-based environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and solid analytical skills

  • Intermediate to advance knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint and Word)

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, PCAOB standards, SEC regulations, SOX Compliance, COSO Framework

  • SAP or other large ERP experience

  • Adaptable to changing environment/technology

  • Process improvement exposure


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Masters preferred


CPA required, CIA preferred

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.

Job: Finance and Accounting

Organization: McKesson Corporate

Title: Manager – Financial Controls

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 18002367