Supplier Processes Accounting Associate

  • Company: McKesson Corporation
  • Posted: December 07, 2016
  • Reference ID: 16009204-en-us

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
Supplier Processes Accounting Associate

Payables Vision
An organization that is a leader in managing accounts payable processes. McKesson Financial Center offers a comprehensive suite of payables processes and controls utilizing technology that allows us to effectively manage suppliers and ensure data integrity throughout the life cycle of transactions while reducing overhead costs.
Position Description
This role is transforming from a traditional transactional processing role to a higher level analytical service role.  The focus of this new role is on trending and financial analysis and eliminating root cause of defects.
This will require higher level competencies including analytics, communication, basic understanding of financial and accounting controls.
  • Ensures exceptions are resolved by established service level agreements.
  • Analyzing defect to detect patterns, and to determine root causes and implement resolution.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with internal and external customers. Communicates opportunities for improvements and engages business partners in change implementation.
  • Provides management with appropriate data including summary, conclusion and recommendations
  • Understand and communicate multiple supplier processes and programs ensuring complete follow through with all customer inquiries.
  • Serve as a liaison for multiple internal and external business partners to provide the highest level of customer service.
  • Research transactional entries within McKesson systems and perform necessary adjustments in an effort to maintain and reduce financial exposure
  • Demonstrates subject matter expert (SME) knowledge on accounts owned, including knowledge of account, contracts, financial status, account profile and trends thus providing customer satisfaction and  supplier account management


Minimum Requirements
Entry level professional

Critical Skills
3 - 5 years of accounting experience, with an emphasis on transaction processing, analysis reporting, and issue resolution OR a degree in Accounting/ Finance with strong skills in analysis, communication and leadership skills
Additional Knowledge & Skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office knowledge
  • Understands full cycle Accounts Payable, accounting policies, practices, and systems
  • Effective verbal & written communication skills; to include advanced business data interpretation
  • Actively solicits information and resources necessary to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to work independently to complete tasks and projects timely
  • Serves as subject matter expert
  • Effectively organizes and prioritizes workload ensuring goals of each cross-functional area is supported
  • Demonstrates ICARE (Integrity, Customer Centered, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) principles
  • Working knowledge of a major ERP

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.

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