Accounting & Finance Development Program

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Accounting and Finance Development Program


Who We Are

Walmart Accounting & Finance Development Program (AFDP) is a rotational 24-month, early-career development program, designed to launch the careers of young business professionals at the Fortune One company. You can gain access to this program through the successful completion of our internship (a year prior to graduation), or be accepted directly into the full-time program (post-graduation).

We are searching for exceptional leader-potential students to participate in this exclusive two-year program. Through a hands-on experience, you will learn how to navigate and own projects and critical business activities in a dynamic team environment. During the program, you'll encounter our culture-in-action by participating in key corporate functions and other events with Walmart associates from around the world.
Co Workers meeting together in a square.


Assignments with core finance, strategy, & accounting teams will allow associates to work on challenging, innovative, and strategically relevant projects that will drive our business forward and impact not only the business, but our customers.

  • Walmart US
  • International
  • Sam's Club
  • Corporate

Finance, Strategy, & Accounting Teams:
  • Store Operations
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Capital Markets & Treasury
  • Merchandise
  • Real Estate
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Global Audit
  • Controllership
Associate at table

What We're Looking For

More important than the focus of your study is the enthusiasm you bring to the role. You must demonstrate the ability to grasp concepts quickly and make your presence felt. Intellectual curiosity is essential, as you embark upon your rotations you should be a student-of-the-retail-business, while adding value to your team. Your style must be forward and persuasive as you are asked to solve problems with a high degree of complexity. Throughout the rotations, you will be evaluated based on your performance across five metrics: Critical Thinking, Analytical Ability, Interaction/Communication, Leadership and Potential. You'll play a critical role in shaping the future of retail, improving millions of lives around the world. This is where your passions meet purpose. Join our family and create a career you're proud of.

The Skillset

  • Pursuing a BS/BA in Accounting, Finance,
    Economics, Business, Strategy or other
    quantitative/technical field
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. without restrictions
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and commu-
    nication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter with intellectual
    curiosity and the ability to navigate through ambiguity
  • GPA Requirement: 3.0+

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