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(USA) Senior Manager II, Finance - Central Merchandise Forecast & FP&A



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

(USA) Senior Manager II, Finance – Central Merchan...

(USA) Senior Manager II, Finance – Central Merchandise Forecast & FP&A

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1487139

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Join Walmart as a Senior Manager II, Finance – Central Merchandise Forecast & FP&A 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.

Serve as a strategic financial advisor to the SVP of Merchandise Finance in the development of Walmart U.S. finance transformation strategy by preparing financial analysis, developing improved systematic processes, and implementing standardized procedures for our proprietary AI/ML model to learn from.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the execution of the Walmart U.S. finance transformation process partnering closely with Finance Transformation, Data Engineering, and Segment Finance to deliver on Walmart U.S. finance transformation initiatives.

  • Provides input for business decisions by producing financial models that incorporate assumptions, expectations, and known risks across all Walmart U.S. fulfillment channels to influence AI/ML outputs.

  • Assist the product development teams in the appropriate user interface to clearly communicate financial and operational metrics through charts, graphs and other visuals.

  • Communicates with functional areas to understand significant variations; documenting and preparing results; and providing follow-up or answering any questions regarding financial risks and opportunities.

  • Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events

You’ll meet and exceed our expectations if:

  • You’re curious, creative, and resilient, always looking for new opportunities to drive business performance and new ways to approach problems

  • You are a strategic thinker and can frame the financial impact of an initiative in the context of the strategic pillars of our Business

  • You have strong analytical skills to interpret insights coming from various sources and have a mindset for continuous learning and improvement

  • You’re a great communicator, able to communicate your insights and findings to senior leadership

  • You have shown an ability to build relationships and influence without authority, aligning stakeholders with competing priorities

  • You have an ownership mentality and thrive on the responsibility of pushing projects to completion

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Producing compelling insights into business expectations as plans are developed and strategic direction is discussed and financial advice to executive leaders to enable decision making

  • Leveraging tools & channels of digital transformation to drive insights across the business

  • Building relationships to maximize relationships across the organization to drive strong communications, strategic alignment, and clear project management across the enterprise

  • Operating with excellence in driving the company strategy forward, delivering excellence, presenting at all levels, and developing yourself and others

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Data Analytics, or related field and 4 years’ experience in data analytics, finance, or relevant area OR 6 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area.

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

  • Strong foundation in strategic FP&A, focused on long term strategic planning, forecasting and analysis

  • 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.

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and 4 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area OR 6 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area.
1 year’s experience leading and completing cross-functional projects.
1 year’s supervisory experience.

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, Working in a large, complex, matrixed organization 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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