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Manager II, Finance, External Reporting



Accounting & Finance
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Manager II, Finance, External Reporting

Manager II, Finance, External Reporting

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1402500

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Manager II – External Financial Reporting reports to the Senior Director of Financial Reporting and collaborates very closely with a team of associates in supporting our external SEC filings. This is a tight-knit team that works together in achieving our goals. We collaborate with other teams within the Global Controllership, including Consolidations, Technical and others, as well as Investor Relations, Legal, Tax, Treasury and Segment Accounting and Finance teams. This role has high visibility to executive leadership and tons of growth potential!

Job Description

  • Assists with the Form 10-Q and Form 10-K reports filed with the SEC by obtaining supporting documentation and performing tie-outs; Prepares key financial schedules and dashboards to present to senior leadership. Assists with the quarterly earnings process, including review of executive scripts and other earnings materials; obtains supporting documentation and performs tie-outs

  • Oversees financial reports, balance sheet accounts, and financial audits by analyzing financial data; comparing data to third-party information, budgets, or actual results; researching and reviewing research of balance sheet account variances; discussing business impacts to the profit and loss within accounting rules (for example, generally accepted accounting principles); presenting results to senior leadership; ensuring audits are managed for timeliness and accuracy.

  • Manages accounting operations by researching emerging trends and standards of external governing bodies ; utilizing knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting standards to perform financial statement analysis and accounting; identifying, correcting, and reporting discrepancies in financial statements and accounting transactions to ensure compliance with government reporting requirements and statutory filing procedures ; and collaborating with external stakeholders to review and validate financial documentation.

  • Ensures reporting compliance by developing, communicating, and ensuring consistent application of policies, rules, and regulations, reviewing, evaluating, and interpreting internal financial statements and supporting documentation for compliance with accounting and reporting regulations and ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; measuring progress and adjusting performance; accordingly, developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.

  • Manages complex control structures to mitigate risk of financial misstatement by examining and monitoring at various stages; participating on cross functional teams to develop new processes; ensuring proper controls are present in new and existing financial functions; and working to enhance reporting transparency of company financial systems.

  • Contributes to a team-based work environment and ensures diversity awareness. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

  • You have a bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting

  • You are a CPA with 2-6 years progressively responsible experience, including experience in public accounting with a large firm

  • You have knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations

  • You possess the ability to work in challenging environment and manage well through tight deadlines and competing priorities

  • You are extremely meticulous, accurate and inquisitive

  • You have experience using Word, Excel, Outlook

  • You are an excellent communicator, written and verbal

  • You are a team player

  • You are proficient in Wdesk (Workiva) or similar for reporting 10-Qs, 10-K, and 8-Ks, including working knowledge of XBRL

  • You have working knowledge of ERP and consolidation systems

  • You have demonstrated experience working and collaborating cross-functionally and multi-nationally

  • You are a proven self-starter

  • You are a storyteller - a expert at making complex subjects easily understood through compelling stories and visuals

  • You have ambitious standards and can hold business partners accountable

  • You are stimulated by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Supporting timely SEC filings, including 10-Qs, 10-Ks, and 8-Ks in accordance with SEC and US GAAP requirements

  • Presenting monthly financial information, including fluxes on the Balance Sheet and P&L to leadership.

  • Reviewing XBRL tagging of information filed with the SEC

  • Creating and maintaining calendars/checklists to inform parties of necessary responsibilities and deadlines related to 10-Q/10-K filings, including all certifications and representations

  • Supporting worldwide external audit and quarterly filing process through analysis and compilation of data on a quarterly and annual basis

  • Communicating disclosure requirements to global controllership, including coordinating data requests

  • Partnering with legal counsel and investor relations to ensure accuracy and completeness of external communications

  • Supporting SOX compliance process

  • Performing weighted average shares calculation for EPS

  • Providing interpretation and governance of financial reporting disclosure policies

  • Promoting and supporting company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas, and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.


Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and 2 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or relevant area OR 4 years’ experience
i n accounting, finance, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Analyzing data and interpreting results, Microsoft Office, Supervisory Masters: Business Administration

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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