We are currently seeking a Senior Accounting Manager and Leader within the Financial Advisory and Technical Center of Excellence at McKesson. This is a high-level contributing role and is focused on the accounting for complex accounting areas primarily within in our Corporate segment. You will be part of the monthly close, ensuring accurate and timely financial statements, while having responsibility for a diverse range of complex accounting duties. You will also have the opportunity to be a key part in helping to scale our accounting department. A good understanding of US GAAP and accounting processes will be required for executing strategic initiatives or other complex accounting issues that arise and bringing innovative ideas to improve current processes. As this role will be working in partnership with corporate leadership and business unit management, excellent communication skills, collaboration, and ability to influence others will be key in being successful in this role. Healthy curiosity, ability to challenge status quo and test new ideas will also be key. This role will also require the ability to take initiative, execute (debate, decide, commit) and deliver results consistently while keeping a positive and tenacious attitude.
Manage several key areas within the Corporate close process requiring partnership with various Corporate functions, third parties, and other tax and business unit partners to support internal transactions and initiatives. Sample complex areas within our team include, but are not limited to captive insurance programs, redeemable non-controlling interests, equity investments, hedging accounting, share-based compensation, restructuring and more. Responsibilities will include: relationship building and collaboration, review of transactions, processes and other matters; analysis and evaluation of GAAP, including proposal of accounting conclusions and options for management to consider; execution of period-end close and related controls, including the development and review of journal entries, reconciliations and reporting schedules; and effective communications with business partners, corporate teams and management.
Collaborate and coordinate with various business partners to obtain required financial reporting information and develop improvements to the financial reporting process.
Perform research and develop conclusions on complex issues and document in whitepapers in accordance with the applicable accounting guidance.
Engage in various other ad-hoc projects or initiatives & work effectively in a high growth environment - comfortable in both individual contributor roles and cross-functional team management roles, depending on what is required by the business at the time.
Promote and embody a culture of continuous improvement and operational innovation through ongoing evaluations process improvements and regular interactions with business owners and management on accounting matters.
Support forecasting and budgeting process by working with key stakeholders as well as provide counsel and insights into financial results, forecasts, and risks.
Maintain and execute adequate internal controls for responsibilities.
10 years of overall professional work experience
8+ years accounting and/or auditing experience
CPA designation or equivalent qualification is required
Thorough knowledge and understanding of US GAAP principles and SOX requirements
Advanced MS Excel (v-lookups, pivots, functions)
Strong verbal and written communication skills (ability to develop concise and effective communications tailored to specific audiences)
Ability to engage and influence multi-level staff up to executive management
Strong written and presentation development skills; intermediate to advance PowerPoint user
Prior experience managing multiple projects, competing priorities and short deadlines
Proven leadership experience to drive prompt resolution of technical issues, communication of those issues and process improvement
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Experience with Hyperion (HFM), SAP or equivalent financial systems preferred
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Strong critical thinking skills with ability to challenge conventional approaches and offer alternative solutions
Strong sense of urgency and client-service approach
Education 4-year degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field
MBA or other related advanced degree preferred
Physical Requirements General Office Demands
McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
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Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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About McKesson Corporation
We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.