Senior Director, Data Analytics; International Rea...

Senior Director, Data Analytics; International Real Estate Finance

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Accounting and Finance
  • Job Function Finance and Corporate Strategy
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1173561BR

What you'll do at

This role provides the candidate with ownership for the development, maintenance and automation of the data content, reporting and visualization systems, dashboards and performance KPI/metrics that support senior executive decision making. They will oversee the design and delivery of reports and insights and optimize processes for data intake, validation, mining and engineering as well as modeling, visualization and communication of insights. They will use technical expertise to assess and guide teams about data sources, retrieval methods and data storage. They should be familiar with data warehousing concepts as well as data quality and governance methodologies.

In addition, this role provides the opportunity to work with an international community of real estate analytics and strategy leaders to co-develop innovative ideas that will influence future strategies, processes and investment decisions. Focused on engaging, leading and influencing markets towards providing new business capabilities and supporting data driven investment decisions. It will involve cross-functional working, using data modeling and analysis techniques, to guide strategic decisions on site selection, estate management and optimization opportunities.

As well as managing the ongoing development of the real estate analytics environment there will be the opportunity to lead a data, systems and reporting transformation project for other areas in international finance. This will involve working closely with the finance end users and partnering with internal technical technology teams to design and implement a new database and automated reporting suite with supporting analytical capability.

The role requires working in an agile way in partnership with internal and external tech specialists to deliver analytical products for our markets as customers. It will rely on both an internal and external focus; continuously looking externally to keep up to date with new datasets, tools, techniques, and technology and critically assessing its applicability to ensure we meet our objectives. From an internal perspective working effectively with our international markets as well as partnering with our internal technology teams to come up with innovative solutions, leverage skills and resources and deliver timely, and fit for purpose solutions.

The candidate will be skilled at leveraging the power of data through analysis, insights and visualizations tools. They can examine, interpret and report results of analytical initiatives to stakeholders and leadership for all markets.

They will lead a team of high performing / high potential analysts and be responsible for supporting and championing their ongoing development. They will motivate the team by creating a compelling vision; making decisions on direction, technology and analytical tools; balancing workloads; determining resources; and developing both short and long-term plans. They will promote a customer centered environment; demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.

Competencies required to be successful in this position

Leadership skills: essential to ensure the ongoing development and sponsoring of continuous learning of the team as well the ability to influence and communicate effectively with the market teams. In addition, ensuring an environment where associates can grow, develop and confidently be the best they can be.

Judgment: Use objective financial and business analyses to evaluate the returns and risks of business choices both short & long term.

Customer Centered: Base all decisions and recommendations from the perspective of the customer (internal or external)

Delivery: Ensure high focus on delivery of goals and communication of progress & performance

Adaptability: be comfortable with change, ambiguity, and dealing with competing demands and shifting priorities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or related field and 6 years’ experience in real estate, financial and capital planning, data analytics, or related field.
  • 2 years’ experience leading teams and presenting recommendations at executive-level meetings
  • 3 years’ experience leading the development of data analytics tools, dashboards, and reports.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field.
    • 10 or more years of progressive experience, preferably with a large multinational and/or professional services organization.
    • Experience leading real estate portfolio analysis or capital allocation analysis functions would also be positively viewed.

    About Walmart

    At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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    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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