McKesson Credit/Collection Associate in Irving, Texas

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

Credit/Collection Specialist

Position Description

Manage the accounts receivable portfolio for McKesson Plasma & Biologics. Drive collection activities to ensure timely payments by customers. Monitor and manage credit/collection risk of existing customers. Partner with Sales and Operations to setup new accounts and onboard new customers. Responsible for the following activities: - Make credit decisions on accounts with credit limits up to $250,000 and recommendations on accounts with credit limit exceeding authority level - Strong verbal and written communication skill is required. Must be able to communicate professionally with external customers and internal VP level audience - Manage and maintain good working relationships with customers and internal stakeholders - Prepare outstanding accounts reports - Gather credit and/ or collection reference information - Perform data entry, clerical duties including mailing information to customers.

Minimum Requirements

4 years credit and/ or collection or related experience, depending on area of assignment may be required to have relevant healthcare/insurance experience

Critical Skills



Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge and ability to analyze financial statements, tax returns and cash flow

  • Analytical and research skills - Negotiation skills - Knowledge of accounting principles

  • Excellent written and verbal communication - Good organizational and presentation skills

  • Knowledge of industry relevant software used for analysis (e.g. Moody's Financial Analyst)

  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Familiarity with SAP


HS Diploma or Equivalent


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.

Job: Finance and Accounting

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Credit/Collection Associate

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 18000772