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Senior Director, Accounting Quality Assurance

Irving, Texas Job ID JR0112680 Category Accounting Post Date Jun. 26, 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.

Senior Director, Quality Assurance ARC

The Role  

This position reports to the ARC VP, Controller and holds responsibility, either directly or indirectly, for overseeing the core operational accounting functions of the ARC team. The role focuses on optimizing the shared service accounting environment and involves developing, implementing, revising, and maintaining quality standards for ARC and its upstream/downstream partners. The individual should possess expertise in designing and implementing methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the accuracy and timeliness of financial results. They will analyze current processes, identify gaps, and recommend and oversee corrective actions. You will have primary oversight for the outsourced ARC team. 

This individual will play a crucial role in providing leadership and support to the Accounting Leadership team of McKesson's shared service accounting. Leading and motivating a large, geographically diverse team will be essential to the success of this position. The individual should possess technical accounting competence, critical thinking abilities, leadership capabilities, and effective communication skills. Managing the demands of a complex, global public company environment while prioritizing the customer experience will be a key aspect of the role. Additionally, this role will drive ongoing automation and other transformation efforts within the organization, ensuring that processes are streamlined and optimized for maximum efficiency.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Critical member of the ARC Leadership Team, FSS ELT, and Corporate Controllership.
  • Leads the development and implementation of strategies, directions, and controls to effectively manage financial statement risks, including end-to-end process (upstream & downstream) and data risks, to ensure accuracy and compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements. Provides oversight to audit and quality assurance functions within ARC, driving continuous improvement in processes and controls.
  • In developing and implementing the necessary strategies will need to work cross functionally with different departments through senior leaders
  • Analyzes complex problems that require a thorough understanding of technical accounting, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulations, and other regulatory obligations. Demonstrates an understanding of how processes and data across departments and vendors impact aspects of ARC operations. Responsibilities include conducting root cause analysis, driving process enhancements, and closely monitoring progress with vendors and cross-functional teams.
  • Establishes and maintains metrics to measure accuracy, tracks errors occurring within ARC, and oversees the development and implementation of plans to address identified issues.
  • Coordinates and executes various projects as assigned by the senior management team. Prepares and publishes reports documenting errors and compliance issues, and provides recommendations for potential solutions when appropriate.
  • Independently handles problems of diverse scope, where the analysis of quality attributes and metrics necessitates evaluating identifiable factors.
  • Collaborate and strengthen relationships with leaders of cross-functional corporate teams and business units to ensure efficient reporting processes across McKesson. 
  • Manages the performance and Service Level Agreement (SLA) for a geographically diverse team, including virtual team members located in India. Ensures that team members meet SLA targets and monitors their performance to ensure high-quality service delivery. Collaborates with the virtual team to address any issues or challenges and fosters effective communication and collaboration across the team.
  • Implement process, system and internal control changes to ensure the month-end close processes are updated to incorporate impacts from M&A, divestitures, the adoption of new accounting standards, transformations and other changes. 
  • Actively mentor and develop team members in the department and create an environment that encourages an openness to transformation. 
  • Manage quarterly reviews and annual audits with external auditors in the relevant areas, providing requested schedules, information and other requests.  


Minimum Requirements

  • 13+ years of accounting and reporting experience.
  • 6+ years of diversified leadership, team organization, and people motivation skills.

Critical Skills

  • Hands on experience leading change and business / process transformation in a Shared Service environment of a large complex public company. 
  • Big-4 Firm audit or accounting advisory experience preferred. 
  • CPA required. 
  • Experience leading large, diverse teams in a Global Fortune 100 company setting. 
  • Experience working with a global outsource provider preferred. 
  • Strong communication skills including ability to present to Senior/ Executive Leadership. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong partnerships with facets of the organization to develop and execute plans, leveraging various teams across the organization. 
  • Excellent team building skills, strategic problem-solving skills, strong project and resource management, skills, analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and internal control environments. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  • Advanced degree in accounting or finance preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • General office demands. 
  • Must have the ability to travel up to 25% of the time. 

Career Level


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 support physical, 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, please click 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. 

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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 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.

Continue to grow your career with McKesson!

We are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson as part of our Total Rewards. 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. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please click here.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$146,900 - $244,800

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

McKesson provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age or genetic information. For additional information on McKesson’s full Equal Employment Opportunity policies, visit our Equal Employment Opportunity page.

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