McKesson Manager, Business Analytics in New Albany, Ohio

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

This role’s primary responsibility is to provide data support to various business units that will improve operational efficiencies, improve customer retention with profitability analysis, trending and general reporting. The business analyst will work within the analytics team to develop and implement reporting collateral that supports the business strategy of increasing profitability with performance. It requires industry knowledge of contracting and claim processing terms, coupled with technical analytical skills.

Position Description

  • Project Support - Develop detailed analysis to support multiple projects, recommend innovative potential business solutions and ensure successful implementations.

  • Customer Reporting and Analysis - Develop a suite of reports that educate the customer on profitability, clinical performance status and other business needs. Responsible for initiating the practices that select the methods and criteria to produce the best results. Coordinate with various business units on delivery and implementation.

  • Business Unit Analysis and Reporting Support – Identify and track key metrics that measure departmental KPIs and performance. Continual refinement of reporting support to keep up with changing departmental needs. Includes but is not limited to network and store level contracting and reimbursement analyses, clinical performance, and operational efficiency

  • Data Integrity -. Own the process of maintaining and validating data sources, working with IT to build the needed infrastructure, and auditing the resulting tables to ensure continued data integrity

  • Ad-hoc Analysis – Support escalated issues with research and data analysis. Requires in-depth understanding of data elements and how they relate to claims processing. Serve as a resource and subject matter expert.

Minimum Requirements

8 years accounting, finance, finance analytics or similar experience

Critical Skills

  • 3 years of proven hands-on experience with Excel and SQL

  • 3 years working with large data sets

  • Strong communication skills, including presenting recommendations

  • Strong analytical skills researching issues, analyze data anomalies and root causes

  • Strong customer centric experience

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Healthcare industry experience

  • Tableau preferred

  • Statistical background preferred

  • Project Management experience


MBA preferred in finance 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: Manager, Business Analytics

Location: Ohio-New Albany

Requisition ID: 18005796