McKesson Senior Financial Analyst 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

McKesson is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst in Accounting for US Pharma’s Accounting team to lead accounting processes for key areas of the business to ensure accurate financial results.

Position Description

  • Responsible for managing the accounting and controls within the Pharma Finance team.

  • Support fee for service accounting and reporting for multiple business units

  • Manage the accounting, financial analysis and administration of various aspects of supplier/McKesson agreements

  • Work with our business partners to ensure that contracts are accurately setup in the system for fee calculations.

  • Seek opportunities and implementation for process improvement.

  • Strong focus on internal customer service and effective communication is necessary to successfully support multiple business units served.

  • Interface with internal and external auditors, support other internal partners for analytical information, special requests, ad hoc reporting and business combination or other process implementations.

  • Responsible for various general ledger procedures, including month end close, journal entry and account reconciliation preparation, variance analysis, and internal reporting.

Minimum Requirements

5 years accounting, finance, finance analytics or similar experience

Critical Skills

  • 2 years of leadership experience

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of GAAP

  • Project management experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Strong analytical, data analysis skills

  • Advanced Excel and other Microsoft Suite applications

  • Understanding of databases or other analytical tools

  • SAP or other large, high-volume transactional environment exposure.

  • Process improvement focused

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • CPA highly preferred

  • Prior public accounting experience preferred

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

  • 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

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Timely and the ability to manage competing priorities

  • Experience with Access

  • Vistex experience preferred


Accounting degree required or an MBA in finance preferred 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.

No agencies please.

Job: Finance and Accounting

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Senior Financial Analyst

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 18003201