McKesson Accountant in The Woodlands, Texas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.

We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. 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.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need

The accountant role will be responsible for applying generally accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information. Must prepare journal entries, maintain various balance sheet and income statement schedules, prepare account reconciliations, and prepare variance analyses. Must perform monthly, quarterly and year-end closings and account analysis and support the manager and senior manager in carrying out the responsibilities of the Joint Venture accounting department. The essential skill requirements of this role are being an engaged member of the team, embracing change, and enjoying working in an environment where process improvements are encouraged and an impact can be made. To be successful the candidate needs complete working knowledge of the entire accounting close process, willing to manage large volumes of journal entries and account reconciliations, and good technical ability with Excel. Finally, a successful candidate is able to influence and persuade stakeholders throughout the organization and embraces change throughout all levels of the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

1) Participate in all monthly, quarterly and annual close activities, including the preparation and recording of journal entries and related schedules.

2) Research and reconcile balance sheet accounts in a timely manner according to established deadlines.

3) Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

4) Report to management regarding the finances of the establishment.

5) Assist with applicable responsibilities for ensuring compliance with internal controls over financial reporting

5) Assist with special projects

6) Participate in ad hoc analysis

7) Support multiple internal and external customers

8) Identify opportunities for McKesson best practices and manage implementations of solutions for process improvements.

9) Work closely with all McKesson Specialty Health accounting functions

Minimum Requirements

2 years accounting experience

Critical Skills:

  • 3 - 5 years of full cycle accountingexperience, with responsibilities performing complex accounting tasks.

  • ProcessManagement – Must have a demonstrated ability to handle large, complexprocesses. Also must have a mindset thatis oriented to constantly drive process improvement.

  • Provenability to multi-task while meeting various deadlines.

  • Proven intermediate to advance ability withExcel (Daily use of pivot tables, vlookups, sumifs, etc.)

  • Must be a team player and able to maintain anengaged, positive attitude in an ever-changing environment.

  • Excellentoral and written communication skills.

  • Abilityto multi-task.

Additional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Perform mathematical calculations with speed andaccuracy.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Knowledge of Peoplesoft and Blackline helpful

  • SAP experience helpful

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providingcustomer services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting qualitystandards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction .

Education

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 Specialty Health

Title: Accountant

Location: Texas-The Woodlands

Requisition ID: 18006835