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Senior Manager, Controllership - SAP Global IT SOX



IT, Accounting & Finance
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Senior Manager of SAP Global IT SOX reports directly to the Senior Director of Global IT SOX and will help provide global leadership for SAP S/4 IT general controls (i.e., ITGCs (Information Technology General Controls)) and related IT dependencies (i.e., automated controls, key reports, interfaces, and calculations) which support the annual PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board) integrated audit.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding system develop life cycles processes and procedures and how to execute program development controls into the SAP S/4 project.

  • Managing the design and/or implementation of SAP S/4 business process application controls, automated configurable controls, interfaces, and segregation of duties to address financial reporting requirements.

  • Help the business facilitate SAP S/4 test plans and assist with the transition of controls to the responsible business process owner.

  • Collaborate and support other teams, such as the Global Risk & Controls team, technology, and other business stakeholders, in ensuring IT policies, procedures, and controls (e.g., ITGCs and IT dependencies) are aligned with PCAOB standards and best practices.

  • Maintain a current and up-to-date understanding of Walmart's process, procedures, and controls within ITGC (Information Technology General Controls) domains (i.e., computer operations, program change, access to programs and data, and program development) for key IT SOX systems to help maintain industry "leading practices" within the IT control environment.

  • Participates in the scoping and execution of the annual SOX program plan utilizing a risk-based approach to verify the appropriate key systems, IT controls, and IT dependencies are identified.

  • Provide oversight of the effectiveness of the control environment for IT systems that support SOX, including verifying that management has appropriately identified relevant IT audit risks and controls that adequately mitigate risks.

  • Supports the IT Global SOX program through activities such as:

  • Reviewing business and IT walkthroughs to ensure they are up-to-date and accurate.

  • Verify IT controls are designed appropriately to address relevant IT risks.

  • Identify and assess the design of relevant IT dependencies (e.g., automated controls, key reports, calculations, and interfaces) that support SOX.

  • Report on the effectiveness of the IT control environment to leadership and, as necessary, evaluate control deficiencies, including identifying root causes and compensating controls.

  • Participates in Global SOX strategic planning activities to develop short- and long-term departmental initiatives to create a scalable SOX organization for future growth, including implementing technology solutions that drive effectiveness and efficiencies within the control environment.

  • Serves as a key advisor to the business and IT during business transformations (e.g., system implementations, significant upgrades; process and control redesigns, including identifying risks, and design and implementation of relevant business automated controls).

  • Support further enhancement and modernization of the Company's financial reporting control framework in close cooperation with IT leaders and business and assurance stakeholders.

  • Supporting the team – Be an integral part of a work environment that fosters and supports ethical decision-making and actions by motivating, promoting, and modeling ethical behavior and executing job responsibilities according to Walmart's core values, ethics, policies, and procedures.

  • Personal growth - Maintain technical knowledge and professional development through continuing professional education, including external training, seminars, webinars, conferences, professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, computer information systems, or related field.

  • Minimum five years of experience in public accounting or related industry.

  • CPA or CISA (Certified Information System Security Audit) preferred.

  • Primary Location: Bentonville, Arkansas

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 during the hiring process.

About the Global SOX Team:

The Global IT SOX team provides global leadership of the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program, focusing on IT general controls (i.e., ITGCs) for the systems that support SOX and IT-dependent controls (e.g., automated controls, key reports, interfaces, calculations) relevant to the annual PCAOB integrated audit.

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 that 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 your life's best work.


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 $90,000.00-$180,000.00

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 4 years’ experience in finance, accounting, or related area OR 6 years’ experience in finance, accounting, or related area. 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.

Relational Database Management System (RDMS), Working on cross-functional teams or projects Masters: Business Administration Financial & Insurance - Certified Public Accountant - Certification

Primary Location...

701 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville, AR 72716-6209, United States of America