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(USA) Senior Manager I, Finance - Sourcing



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

(USA) Senior Manager I, Finance – Sourcing

(USA) Senior Manager I, Finance – Sourcing

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1465379

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Join Walmart as a Senior Manager I, Finance – Sourcing 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.

Are you looking to help drive impact through quality business insights and analytics for a fast growing, high-impact area of the business? Sourcing Finance is just the place. Our team performs a critical role in partnering with Sourcing teams across strategic business areas including Food, Consumables, Health & Wellness. This Sr. Manager position will manage and oversee a broad range of critical financial activities including financial planning, forecasting, management reporting, and business analytics. In this role, you will partner to identify key sourcing opportunities and investment decisions to help deliver annual and long-range plans, while influencing and leading new ways of working both within finance and with our business partner teams.

This role will specifically manage our SG&A expenses and Headcount planning processes including Annual and Long-range planning, rolling forecast, and reporting processes, as well as designing processes and tools to enable the finance team to manage business performance more effectively.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if

  • You love digging into the numbers to find new opportunities or patterns to explain “what and why” behind performance.

  • You’re stimulated by challenges and tough problems and can navigate through ambiguous environments.

  • You’re a great communicator, have a great eye for detail, and can articulate points in a simplistic approach.

  • You thrive in constantly evolving, fast-paced, dynamic environments

  • You believe in and prioritize the collective success of the team and are quick to jump in, help, mentor, and coach your fellow team members.

  • You’re organized, disciplined, and can manage competing priorities simultaneously.

  • You have high standards and believe in accountability.

  • You’re curious and creative and have a track record of coming up with inventive and sustainable solutions for big problems and opportunities.

  • You have demonstrated experience utilizing & improving tools that enable data visualization and analytics.

You’ll make an impact by:

Driving Strategic Analytics: Understanding key sourcing processes, financial/operational metrics, and business goals and objectives to analyze, interpret, and communicate business performance, identify opportunities, and enable strategic investment decisions.

Being a Trusted Advisor: Quickly developing strong and trusting relationships with internal teams. Partner and participate in business strategy discussions and influence key business decisions with informed recommendations leveraging facts and data

Producing Informative Financial Materials – Creating and presenting financial information to business partners in a clear and concise manner demonstrating ability to articulate Sourcing impacts/opportunities to retail merchandising business

Delivering Data Driven Analysis - Sourcing and compiling relevant data; organizing and validating data prior to data analysis; consolidating and identifying exceptions and patterns in data; synthesizing data in the creation of actionable customer insights; and translating information into action plans.

Practicing Continuous Process Improvement – Working across the organization to identify and solve issues with a customer-oriented mindset, bringing new ideas forward and influencing positive change

Gaining An Understanding of Sourcing – Demonstrating ability to learn and keep up to date an understanding of Walmart Sourcing and new and creative solutions to help the business make the best choices.

Driving a New Way of Working – Advancing our journey to become a more digital and data driven team by utilizing and championing data visualization tools to drive the business and educating our stakeholders to promote adoption

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and 3 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area OR 5 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area

  • 3+ years’ experience in Analytics, Planning, Business Management, Omni-Channel Merchandising, or a related area

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

  • Experience working with Finance technologies, including Power BI and other data tools

  • Experience across FP&A, process design, process mapping and process improvement

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

  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills

  • Detail and results-oriented with sense of urgency

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 3 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or relevant area OR 5 years’ experience
in accounting, finance, or related area.
1 year’s 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.

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

Primary Location...

701 S. WALTON BLVD., BENTONVILLE, AR 72716-6209, 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

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