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Director, Finance - Merchandise Decision Support



Accounting & Finance, Customer Service
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Join Walmart as a Director, Finance – Merchandise Decision Support and your work could help over 255 million 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.

The Director Merchandise Finance – Decision Support plays a critical role in driving strategic initiative across Merchandising. As a Director, you will partner with Merchandising EVP/VP DMM and be their “CFO” to define and achieve omni-channel financial objectives. You’ll lead insightful and actionable projects. If you love analytical rigor, having an influential voice, and playing in both the details and the strategic visioning…this is the role for you!

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • Are an accomplished leader and can inspire teams to learn and perform at their best.

  • You’re curious, always looking for new opportunities to drive business results.

  • You can dream strategically and can dive into the details to drive fact driven decision making.

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

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

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

You’ll make an impact by:

Leading Teams – Continuously looking for ways to improve process efficiencies. Inspire teams to innovate in how they work and focus on the top things that will drive the business.

Advising Leadership – provide business partnership supporting priorities, top-of-mind, helping connect the dots and providing a forward-looking lens for the business

Enabling Strategic Initiatives – Thought leadership & support for cross-functional initiatives – facilitating collaboration/alignment to accelerate growth

Forecasting, Planning and Analytics – Support the strategic and financial forecasting & planning process to maximize growth and profitability.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business intelligence, strategy, data science, finance, or related area and 7 years’ experience in strategic finance, competitive intelligence, consulting, market research, data analytics, or related area in a high-growth technology sector.

  • MBA highly preferred

  • 2+ years of senior leadership decision support and influencing experience

  • 4+ years of experience leading cross-functional teams

  • 4+ years of experience of strategic long term forecasting and reporting

  • 4+ years of experience analyzing data and interpreting results

  • Experience working in a large, complex, matrixed organization

  • Experience in Supply Chain, 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

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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 a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $110,000.00-$220,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

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 5 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or relevant area OR 7 years’ experience
i n accounting, finance, or related area.
2 years’ supervisory experience.
2 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