Finance Manager, eCommerce Fulfillment-Plainfield, IN

Finance Manager, eCommerce Fulfillment-Plainfield, IN

  • Location PLAINFIELD, IN
  • Career Area Accounting and Finance
  • Job Function Finance and Corporate Strategy
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1085304BR

What you'll do at is seeking a manager who will be located within a fulfillment center and responsible for all aspects of fulfillment center financial analytics and reporting to support our Operations organization. Main responsibilities include yearly fulfillment center budget generation, month end close, monthly forecasting and variance analysis, daily production reporting/analysis and various strategic projects for cost savings. As a result, candidates must be comfortable using spreadsheets and PC database software for analysis purposes and must be able to effectively communicate weekly, monthly and quarterly financial status to upper management.

1. Analysis
• Provide analytical support for facility optimization initiatives
• Provide financial analysis to prioritize and lead cost reduction opportunities
• Analyze trend patterns within the fulfillment center and work with site leadership and corporate finance to help identify and analyze areas of improvement
• Collect and analyze quantitative data from the workforce management tool to ensure productivity is tracking to labor standards & goals
• Design and maintain reports based on collected data as well as maintain/improve metrics models
• Communicate issues and results to leadership and ensure data integrity

• Create annual G&A, overhead and capital budgets in partnership with the operations organization and corporate finance
• Support monthly P&L review process by recapping actual results versus plan, preparing monthly variance reports for business owners, and analyzing key performance drivers
• Partner cross functionally with corporate finance, supply chain strategy and allocation teams to help develop optimal network capacity plans

• Collaborate with operations team to develop monthly financial forecasts that incorporate current business trends and strategies
• Quantify and articulate risks and opportunities in achieving forecasts and prepare “cause of change” reports related to these forecasts
• Create ad-hoc forecasts as needed during key periods (i.e. holiday) to provide insights into areas of risk and opportunity and influence business strategies

Accounting Support
• Lead the month close process to include consolidation and reporting of FC ledger accounts, explanations of variances from budget, and generation of journal entries as required. Interact with corporate finance as required to ensure accuracy of accounting entries.
• Monitor actual fulfillment cost transactions in the general ledger for errors, incorrect classification and variances from forecasts and budget.
• Review monthly accruals from fulfillment centers for completeness and propriety.
• Assist fulfillment center managers in resolving their accounting questions and researching general ledger activity. Act as a liaison between finance and operations for accounting and financial matters.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Finance or related field OR 4 years experience in finance or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

• Retail and e-commerce experience a plus
• Supply Chain / Logistics experience a plus
• Advanced degree or professional qualification a plus (e.g. MBA, CPA)


The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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