Controls Specialist

McKesson   •  

Fort Worth, TX

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 34 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Current Need

The purpose of this position is to participate as a senior key team member in the activities of the North American Finance Shared Services (NAFSS) Controls Team, which supports the business in the process of operational and SOX compliance. This role supports multiple business units across multiple geographic locations. There will be considerable interface with general NAFSS staff members and various departmental managers. This role will support group deliverables and compliance with external auditors, internal SOX requirements and internal audit.

We are looking for qualified candidates who can adapt quickly to change. As the #7 company on the Forbes 2019 Fortune 500 list with over $190 billion in revenue, McKesson provides for a challenging environment where successful candidates can pride themselves on achieving high levels of professional excellence.

Primary Responsibilities

• Lead in the review of internal controls operating effectiveness and ensure appropriate controls are in place for new business processes or system changes.

• Provide guidance on best practices regarding control design and implementation to the Control Process Owners

• Perform quality reviews on retained and third party outsourced processes for monitoring of service levels and control environment.

• Monitor control deficiencies and support management in the resolution of process issues and development of remediation plans.

• Provide frequent status and analysis to management on the status of internal controls and issues identified.

• Maintain positive and collaborative relationships with the business unit team members, management and with external auditors.

• Support the business with various adhoc projects as required.


Minimum Requirements

  • 7+ years of accounting, internal auditing or related experience

Critical Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge and application of auditing and accounting policies, practices and systems
  • Strong critical thinking and demonstrated ability for trouble-shooting and issue resolution.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build cross-functional relationships
  • Self-motivated, accountable and results oriented
  • Ability to engage with all levels of management
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple initiatives simultaneously with comfort leading projects
  • Must demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision as well as in a team-based environment
  • Intermediate to advance knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint and Word)

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Previous public accounting experience or corporate audit/accounting experience within a large matrix environment is highly preferred
  • SAP or other large ERP experience highly preferred
  • Adaptable to changing environment/technology
  • Process improvement exposure


  • Minimum 4-year college degree in accounting, business or finance related field
  • Master's degree in accounting or Finance preferred
  • CPA, CIA or Six Sigma highly preferred