Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Department Accounting & Finance
  • Team Finance and Corporate Strategy
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition 815548BR

What you'll do at is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst for a role focused on Customer Service and Payments Processing operations expense management. The role will include responsibilities across: budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analyses in support of operations. This SFA will provide impactful guidance on day to day business decisions and company-wide initiatives. You will work with internal partners to understand key operating strategies and business issues to accurately assess financial impact to your areas of the P&L. This role requires the ability to dive deep into complex data as well as the ability to intelligently deal with ambiguity in order to synthesize information. In addition, the right candidate will possess the aptitude to clearly communicate and adapt key messages to various audiences.

• Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
• Develops and executes financial planning processes for assigned operations, divisions, or departments
• Develops forecasts for assigned operations, divisions, or departments
• Oversees performance management activities
• Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
• Provides input for business decisions
• Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Budgeting/Planning (20%)
• Create annual operating and overhead budgets in partnership with the Finance and Operations business partners
• Support monthly P&L review process by reviewing actual results versus plan, preparing monthly variance reports for business owners, and analyzing key performance drivers

Forecast/Close/Reporting (50%)
• Collaborate with Operations 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
• Create ad-hoc forecasts as needed during key periods to provide insights into areas of risk and opportunity and influence business strategies
• Partner closely with accounting during monthly financial close; prepare and manage expense accruals
• Conduct research as needed during monthly financial close; be able to discuss variances to forecast and plan

Analysis (30%)
• Develop and maintain cross-functional relationships with key business partners to ensure alignment on strategies to maximize financial results
• Review trends to identify, communicate, and take action on opportunities to leverage expense
• Conduct ad-hoc analyses and build financial models to inform strategies, investment recommendations, and new business opportunities

Minimum Qualifications

5+ years of related work experience in a finance-related field (including management consulting, investment banking, corporate finance within Fortune 500 companies)
• Supply chain, retail, and e-commerce experience preferred

Preferred educational level:
• Bachelor’s degree required; B.S. in business administration, economics, finance, mathematics preferred

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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  • 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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