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Sr. Manager, Financial Advisory & Valuations

Alpharetta, Georgia Job ID JR0110936 Category Accounting Post Date May. 07, 2024

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.


McKesson is a Fortune 9 company in the business of better health, and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, 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. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson 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.

We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive, and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact on the lives of others.

Current Need

The Global Technical Controllership (GTC) team is part of the Corporate Controllers organization and is responsible for advising corporate and business unit management on complex financial issues, M&A and divestitures, business valuations, and other complex transactions.  GTC is also responsible for developing and maintaining GAAP accounting policies and guidance, ensuringadequate financial controls are in place, and influencing the accounting for the ever-changing business needs and regulatory requirements. To better meet these needs, GTC is an active partner with the business unit controllers and finance leaders, legal, treasury, tax, and advises them on the appropriate accounting and financial reporting for ongoing, new, and proposed activities.  Additionally, GTC is actively involved in influencing the regulatory environment by interfacing with government and financial organizations such as the SEC, FEI, and the FASB. 

The Sr Manager, Financial Advisory and Valuations will report to the Sr. Director, Financial Advisory & Valuations, who has global management oversight of valuations and other related advisory matters.  The primary responsibilities of this position are to partner with corporate and business unit leadership to advise on transactions and complex valuations; participate in M&A and diligence valuations and accounting workstreams; perform special purpose valuations pertaining to worldwide business transactions, impairment testing, and other matters.

Position Description

  • Within the corporate controllership, assist with the company’s valuation and financial advisory activities related to business combinations, asset acquisitions, divestitures, annual and trigger-based goodwill, and long-lived assets impairment testing and other areas of fair value assessments including intangible asset valuations

  • Partner with corporate FP&A, business units, and business development team to support activities by providing valuation and evaluation of potential deal structure for investments, acquisitions, divestitures, strategic planning, or other alliance transactions

  • Partner with corporate tax and business units to support internal transactions and certain restructuring initiatives by providing valuation and financial considerations

  • Provide financial advisory support to business units in connection with the implementation of various changes in accounting policies and procedures, including the adoption of new accounting standards, primarily where there is a fair value component

  • Assist in developing presentation materials, presenting complex valuation and accounting matters/conclusions to company management. Further, support the development of relevant areas (e.g., footnote disclosures) and external reporting support of the 10-Q/10-K filings

  • Maintain and execute adequate internal controls for responsibilities related to business combinations, impairment testing, and other valuation-related activities and update SOX narratives, as needed

  • Liaise with external auditors, third-party valuation specialists, and other advisors on valuation and M&A-related conclusions, provide quarterly updates, and achieve alignment on accounting positions

  • Participate in the due diligence process and highlight accounting issues and key risks and various other ad-hoc projects or initiatives


Minimum Requirements
at least 8 years of overall professional work experience including a combination of valuation and accounting/audit experience

Critical Skills

  • Must have Big Four and/or national valuation firm experience, combined with audit/accounting experience preferred

  • Proficient in US GAAP, SEC reporting, including business combinations and divestitures, and fair value assessments (ASC 805, 350, and 820), and IFRS

  • Strong financial modeling skills and advanced/expert Excel user

  • Strong written and presentation development skills; intermediate to advanced PowerPoint user

  • Prior experience managing multiple projects, competing priorities, and short deadlines

  • Proven leadership experience to drive prompt resolution and communication of technical issues and process improvements

  • Experience working across multiple levels (including executive level), functions, and regions

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • CFA, ASA, CPA designation or equivalent qualification is preferred

  • Knowledge of accounting policies, practices, and systems, such as Hyperion (HFM) or equivalent financial systems

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (ability to develop concise and effective communications tailored to specific audiences)

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to challenge conventional approaches and offer alternative solutions

  • Strong sense of urgency and client-service approach

  • Strong knowledge of corporate finance and a high degree of business acumen

4-year degree in finance or accounting required

Advanced degree preferred

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, pleaseclick here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$105,600 - $176,000

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.

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