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Mckesson Internships – Sr Accounting Manager In Salt Lake City

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    Website McKesson

    Job Description:

    The Sr Accounting Manager will be responsible for Inventory Valuation Accounting across all Business Units and will perform various general ledger procedures, including month end close, reserves, journal entry and account reconciliation reviews, variance analysis, and internal reporting.  This role will support group deliverables and compliance with external auditors, internal SOX requirements and internal audit.  This role supports all business units of McKesson, and strong communication skills will be necessary to support multiple internal customers.  The role will be challenged to seek, propose, and drive process improvements and manage projects across its areas of responsibilities.  It will also have the responsibility of supporting Virtual Team oversight on tasks related to tracking Inventory Valuation and Purchase Price Variance adjustments as well as support any other accounting initiatives.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Analyze inventory valuation changes and Purchase Price Variances and take any required actions through the service provider or with the team.
    • Act as the contact person for internal customers to answer questions regarding Inventory Valuation and P&L Impacts
    • Work with counterparts at the Service Provider to allocate day to day tasks
    • Review journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by the Service Provider and supporting documentation
    • Prepare select sensitive Journal Entries and Account Reconciliations
    • Ensure close activities are on track and escalate delays as needed
    • Ensure Inventory Valuation and PPV reserves are adequate and in accordance with GAAP
    • Execute ad hoc tasks and analyses as they arise from the BUs – Maintain relationships and service levels with BU key contacts
    • Escalate any significant changes to Share Services Manager
    • Review and research escalations raised by service providers
    • Ensure monthly financial schedules are prepared and reviewed with various business units or key stakeholders
    • Oversee the activities of internal controls
    • Observe the effectiveness of policies, procedures, techniques, and mechanisms actions taken to minimize risk
    • Evaluate opportunities for improvement in McKesson controls process
    • 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
    • Provide feedback on service provider delivery and coordinate with other departments and business units to provide additional feedback as necessary

    Job Requirements/Qualifications:

    • 5+ years accounting, finance, finance analytics or similar experience
    • Undergraduate degree in Accounting required
    • MBA or Graduate Preferred, not Required
    • CPA Strongly Preferred, not Required
    • 5+ years of experience in an accounting position or related role
    • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Be a Team player, flexible and solution oriented
    • Experience with SAP and JDE would be considered an asset
    • Advanced abilities in MS Excel
    • MS Access / SQL or other database experience
    • Experience working with a third party vendor
    • Experience working with a global team
    • Experience in the pharmaceutical and/or distributions industries would be considered an asset
    • Ability to engage and influence multi-level staff up to executive management
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of US GAAP principles and internal control environments

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