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Senior Director II, Finance - Home, General Merchandise



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 29, 2023

Senior Director II, Finance – Home, General Mercha...

Senior Director II, Finance – Home, General Merchandise

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1488528

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Join Walmart as a Senior Director II, Merchandise Finance – Home, General Merchandise and your work could help over 295 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.

Want to use your financial skills to help grow an impressive retail organization? The Senior Director of Walmart Finance is a strategic thought-leadership role requiring strong financial acumen and analytical capabilities to drive sizable, complex, cross functional results and drive forward strategic initiatives with financial oversight. Supporting the Home organization, the role requires a broad understanding across the entire business to enable input into all major financial decisions and will often be required to work in matrixed situations. The ability to challenge all aspects of the business in delivering improved performance while maintaining strong working relationships is key to success in this role. Additionally, the ability to understand business trends, foresee financial opportunities and risks, and effectively influence business results is an important part of the everyday.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You understand retail, category management, merchandising finance and strategy

  • You are a servant leader, a team player and self-motivated

  • You are curious, relentlessly ask questions, connect the dots and take actions to drive progress!

  • You can manage the interconnectivities of business units

  • You drive results with strong financial acumen and technical/analytical capabilities

  • You’re familiar with digital/tech product finance or asset management

  • You’re skilled at diplomacy and aligning stakeholders with competing priorities, including senior leaders.

  • You’re a storyteller – a master at making complex subjects easily understood through compelling stories and visuals

  • You have high standards and can hold business partners accountable

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

You’ll make an impact by:

Identifying Business Growth Ideas – Generate ideas to growing the business demand, understanding the connectivity of business ideas, and creating risk mitigation plans to maximize business strategies

Building Strategic Relationships – Maximize relationships areas to collaborate on choices, expediate business decisions, and quickly action when needed

Transforming Ways of Working – Partner with other areas of finance and into the functional business areas to transform the finance teams into leveraging and adopting new technologies, processes, and ideation approaches

Operating With Excellence – Set an example in managing to KPIs, delivering excellence, presenting at all levels, and developing yourself and others.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and 7 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area OR 9 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area.

  • MBA highly preferred

  • 7+ years of Finance, Planning, Business Management experience

  • 4+ years of experience leading and completing cross-functional projects

  • 4+ years of team leadership experience

  • Experience working in a large, complex, matrixed organization

  • Experience in Retail, Merchandising Planning and / or Finance

  • Experience working in Fortune 100 finance

  • Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines

  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills

  • Detail and results-oriented with sense of urgency

  • Comfort with ambiguity

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 7 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area OR 9 years’ experience
i n accounting, finance, or related area.
4 years’ supervisory experience.
4 years’ experience leading and completing cross-functional projects

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Strategic Planning, Working in a large, complex, matrixed organization Masters: Business Administration Financial & Insurance - Certified Public Accountant - Certification

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

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