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Senior Accountant, Shared Services

Company: MCKESSON
Location: Rowlett
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.McKesson Corporation is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information solutions. McKesson partners with pharmaceutical manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments and other organizations in healthcare to help provide the right medicines, medical products and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time, safely and cost-effectively. United by our ICARE shared principles, our employees work every day to innovate and deliver opportunities that make our customers and partners more successful - all for the better health of patients. McKesson has been named a in the healthcare wholesaler category by FORTUNE, a by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a top??by Military Friendly. For more information, visit?.We take pride in our culture of connection and believe in a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic self. We welcome and encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities and others with diverse perspectives to join our growing team. Your unique perspective and experience are valuable assets that can translate into a rewarding career path with us. Apply to join our team and help shape the future of healthcare!Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.Current Need:We are seeking a Senior Accountant to join our Shared Services team in Irving, TXPosition Description:The role is responsible for executing and managing select accounting activities performed by the Regional Hub on behalf of Business Units served. The activities include month end close, journal entry and account reconciliation preparation, variance analysis, and internal reporting. This role serves both as an escalation point for queries from the Business Process Service Provider as well as 1st level responses and coordination with Business Units served.The Senior Accountant will be responsible for coordinating with the service provider to ensure accurate execution of transactions related to month end close. This includes reviewing transactions / backup or analyses, fielding questions or providing context, and identifying risks impacting variance analysis and internal reporting. The Senior Accountant will also work frequently with a global team to drive results and serve as the initial point of contact between the Business Units and any issues raised related to transactions performed by either the Regional Hub or the Service Provider.Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform month end tasks (perform journal entries to be completed on site, coordinate with the Service Provider and manage preliminary escalations).
    • Perform high risk JEs and review select JEs prepared by the Service Provider
    • Ensure JEs are completed in a timely manner during close
    • Perform or review high risk account reconciliations
    • Ensure reserves are adequate and in accordance with GAAP
    • Handle escalations from the Service Provider requiring direct interaction with the Distribution Centers for data, validation, clarifications, etc.
    • Escalate any significant changes to Senior Manager and/or Director
    • Coordinate with service providers to ensure quality service delivery and mitigate risks
    • Provide feedback on service provider delivery and coordinate with other departments and business units to provide additional feedback as necessary
    • Review and research escalations raised by service providers
    • Oversee the activities of internal controls.
    • Ensure the effectiveness of policies, procedures, techniques, and mechanisms actions taken to minimize risk
    • Evaluate recommendations from others and identify opportunities for improvement in McKesson controls process
    • Report to external auditors
    • Responsible for overseeing the process of compiling summaries of financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
    • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements and US GAAP requirements
    • Remediate control deficiencies
    • Take corrective measures for policies, procedures, techniques, and mechanism actions taken to minimize risk.
    • Communicate control deficiencies and proposed resolution to senior manager / director level Minimum Requirements:4+ years of professional experienceCritical Skills:
      • Minimum of 3+ years of accounting experience required
      • Experience with SAP, JDE or large ERP system
      • Thorough knowledge and understanding of US GAAP principles and internal control environments
      • MS Access/SQL or other database experience is required
      • Experience working with a third party vendor
      • Experience working with a global teamAdditional Knowledge & Skills
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills
        • Ability to engage and influence multi-level staff up to executive management
        • Proven ability to recognize best practices and process improvements
        • Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel (v-lookups, pivots, functions)
        • Strong experience creating and analyzing large amounts of data
        • Public Accounting experience is preferred, not requiredEducation:
          • Bachelors degree in accounting or equivalent number of years of experience
          • Advanced accounting degree preferred
          • CPA strongly preferredPhysical Requirements:General Office DemandsMust be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.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.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through the internal career site.Join us at McKesson!

Keywords: MCKESSON, Rowlett , Senior Accountant, Shared Services, Other , Rowlett, Texas

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