McKesson Sr. FP&A Manager 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’s Business Unit – U.S. Pharmaceutical and Specialty Solutions Generics FP&A team is seeking a Sr. Manager of FP&A for the generics business. The Sr. Manger will be an individual contributor with high attention to detail and influence across the organization that can provide deep insights into key market segment performance and customers buying patterns. This position plays a critical role in supplying the sales results, forecast, budget, Long-Range Planning, design/publish sales dashboards, and lead cross-functional special projects. The Sr. Manager is a trusted business partner to the generics leadership team who can leverage resources across the organization to produce actionable insight for strategic decision making.

Position Description

Responsible for managing, preparing, administering, and directing the control of the budget. Manages the activities of the financial analyst staff. Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control. Monitors division and department adherence to approved budget.

  • Tracking and reporting of daily sales vs forecast, budget and prior period to empower business decisions

  • Monthly sales results and forecast including production of management reports, dashboards, and variance analysis to provide key insight on the customer and regional performance

  • Development of the annual budget and long-term sales plan

  • Develop/publish/ automate KPI dashboards to track financial performance of key market segments

  • Ability to generate business insight from large datasets

  • Ability to work in cross functional team, gain insights, and apply new concepts to enhance business process and improve forecast accuracy

  • Advanced analytical skill translating industry events such as industry (customer) consolidation, generics pricing mechanisms, product seasonality, and regulatory policies/environment into business insight

  • Ensure financial integrity of generics FP&A analytics environment and supporting financial reporting systems

  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Requirements

5 years finance or accounting experience including 2 years managerial experience

Critical Skills

  • Knowledge of GAAP accounting principles

  • Experience with monthly forecast consolidation and variance reporting and annual strategic (long-range) plan process

  • Intermediate to Advance MS Excel and PowerPointEffective business partnership with the ability to influence decision makers

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to lead and balance multiple projects in various stages of completion

  • Tableau preferred

  • Working knowledge of SAP and BW COPA

  • SQL preferred


MBA or CPA preferred in finance or related field.

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 Pharmaceutical

Title: Sr. FP&A Manager

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 18004437