McKesson Financial Analyst in Munster, Ireland

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.

Current Need

New role to support continued growth in Financial Planning, Analysis and Allocations within the Global Business Services function. He / She will play a key role partnering with McKesson Technology Accountant and reporting to the Operations Controller. Work closely with all functions of the business both financial and non-financial across the site and with Business units in the US.


  • Annual budgets and quarterly forecasts –assist FP&A team to produce forecasts and budgets for input to Hyperion.Assist in preparation of budget / forecast reporting packs to improveefficiency and variance analysis, and supporting for presentations toleadership team

  • Monthly reporting – posting journals, preparationof monthly cost centre reports including variance analysis, reconciliations, allocationswith invoices to Business Units and assist team on commentary highlightingareas of concern and uncover potential inconsistencies

  • Work with Operations Controller to improvethe quality, level and amount of cost information so that drivers and keybusiness trends can be understood

  • Assist in creating financial models,standard costs and dashboards

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterlyboard packs

  • Ad-hoc support on projects / business caseanalysis, manipulate and analyse data, identifying trends to support the growthof the business as required to the Operations Controller

  • Liaise with Cost Centre Owners on updatingthe Forecasts and analyzing variance from Budget

  • Report to Customer’s Lead Accountant onmonthly allocations and any variance from Budget.

  • Cost control – investigating cost-savingsproposals

  • Work with the Business Solution Lead toautomate the FP&A processes

  • Work to McKesson Ireland Quality Standards

  • Adhere to H&S and 6Sregulations/guidelines

  • Engage in Continuing Professional Development(CPD) activities



Part Qualified Accountant


2 years in a large corporation with experience in month preparation, planning and costing.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Communication skills with an ability toexplain financial information to non-financial colleagues

  • Proven analytical skills

  • Ability to work effectively with others toaccomplish goals

  • Awareness of diversity and corporateculture

  • Disciplined in planning and execution tomeet assigned deadlines

  • Commercial awareness and understanding ofbusiness concepts, particularly operational issues

  • Promoting change and continuous improvement

  • Ability to manage several priorities atonce will be required as will a high level of flexibility with a highcommitment to success

  • Operational – must be hands-on anddetail-oriented and able to get work accomplished


Mature Confidence, Influences Others, Innovative Mindset, Decisiveness & Judgment, Builds Collaboration, Drives Execution, Customer Orientation


Advanced Excel (modeling, pivot tables and lookups) and PowerPoint experience a must.

SAP, Hyperion, Essbase and BI knowledge or similar experience is preferable.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

General office environment

Travel, both regional and international may be required

Flexibility for International Working hours

Job: Finance and Accounting

Organization: McKesson Corporate

Title: Financial Analyst

Location: Ireland-Munster-Cork

Requisition ID: 18004340