McKesson Supplier Relationship and Accounts Payable 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.

Position Description

Supervise a staff of 7-10 associates, managing daily productivity and directing workload. Provides mentoring and leadership to a selected team of associates. Responsible for enhancing relationships with key suppliers, and performs analysis and communicates with internal and external partners to reduce supplier defects, while maximizing financial success. Acts as approver and auditor for A/P financial transactions. Leads initiatives for process improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise team productivity workload to achieve an effective balance, meet departmental goals and maintain quality assurance.

  • Communicate with key suppliers to resolve pending issues and facilitate a positive working relationship. Note supplier trends and needs to improve processes and reduce defects.

  • Act as trainer and mentor for team members.

  • Audit and approve A/P financial transactions adhering to all internal and Sarbanes controls.

  • Support management and address employee related issues; completing performance appraisals; developments plans; open positions interviews and candidate selection.

Minimum Requirements

3 years accounting experience

Critical Skills

2 years experience in process improvement, data analysis, financial transaction processing or accounting.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • 3 years related experience

  • 2-3 years accounting/ finance experience

  • Demonstrates organization and time management skills

  • Intermediate Excel knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of accounting (debits and credits)

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills

  • Demonstrates ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrates ability to work in team environment

  • Drive tasks to completion within set parameters

  • Demonstrates leadership skills

  • Higher level supplier communication

  • Computer literacy

  • Analytical and conceptual thinking


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.

Job: Finance and Accounting

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Supplier Relationship and Accounts Payable Manager

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 17007831