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Walmart Director, Finance - Central Merchandise Finance Planning in Bentonville, Arkansas

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Join Walmart as a Director, Finance - Central Merchandise Finance Planning and your work could help over 240 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.

Play a critical role in delivering the plan for the US Segment, delivering Sales, Gross Profit and Inventory targets for AOP and LRP. You will work closely finance and business teams to ensure targets are achieved corporately as well as at Department and Channel level. You will need to be adept at changing your communication style depending on the audience and level of detail.

Partner with leadership groups across Merchandising, Merchandise Operations, Supply Chain and eCommerce, being a thought leader regarding plan and performance drivers. You'll lead insightful and actionable projects. If you love analytical rigor, process development and improvement, having an influential voice, and helping craft the narrative on business objectives...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 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're able to simplify complex problems and communicate them in a concise way.

  • You're able to connect the dots across the entire organization and identify opportunities for growth and improvement.

  • You continuously look for opportunities to improve processes and to automate outcomes.

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 - Business Partnership - Supporting priorities, top-of-mind, helping connect the dots and providing a forward-looking lens for the business

Forecasting, Planning and Analytics - Lead the merchandise planning process to maximize growth and profitability, leveraging the transformation team to streamline the process and harness AI/Machine Learning.

Transformation - Working with the forecasting tam lead to implement and automate planning processes in order to free up time to drive and implement strategy and value creation. Drive analysis and connect the dots across the organization that unlocks value and drives continuous improvement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and 5 years' experience in accounting, finance, or relevant area OR 7 years' experience in accounting, finance, or related area.

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

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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