Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Accounting & Finance
  • Job Function Finance and Corporate Strategy
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 902801BR

What you'll do

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of Walmart Global eCommerce. Our Finance team plays a strategic role in delivering results for our business. We guide financial decisions with analytics, performance management, forecasting, insights, and financial modeling. That means a lot of number crunching with a healthy dose of strategy, as we analyze new products and evaluate operations in emerging markets across supply chain, transportation, omnichannel marketing and merchandising.

  • 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
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Oversees performance management activities
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
  • Provides input for business decisions


Main responsibilities include budgeting, forecasting and analysis in support of the business; identifying opportunities and risk as well as, and more importantly, driving business results. Candidates will be expected to utilize their accounting and financial background to provide financial advice to their respective business partners. As a result, candidates should possess the interpersonal skills necessary to function effectively as an ambassador and service provider while maintaining fiduciary responsibilities.
• 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
• Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Oversees performance management activities
• Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
• Provides input for business decisions
• Take on stretch goals and manage multiple projects simultaneously. This position does not supervise employees.
1. Budgeting/Planning (20%)
• Partner with key business owners and lead the annual budget/plans for assigned department(s)
• Lead the long range financial planning process for these same areas
• Lead/own the development of the annual business plans and presentations for executive review meetings

2. Forecast/Close/Reporting (15%)
• Oversee and own the development of the monthly financial forecasts that incorporate current business trends and business strategies while working closely with key business partners
• Oversee month-end close activities
• Lead monthly P&L reviews by recapping results vs. plan and forecast and prepare monthly variance reports for business owners
• Proactively identify, develop and implement enhancements to existing reporting and business processes

3. Analysis (65%)
• Perform analyses to provide insights into areas of risk and opportunity to influence marketing strategies and investment decisions
• Conduct ad-hoc analysis at the request of management and business partners
• Oversee the reconciliation of data and P&Ls (as needed)
• Lead special projects as needed to provide analytical and decision support on new initiatives (including potential acquisitions)
• Provide key analytics to drive continued support for growth key business areas

Minimum Qualifications

3-5+ years of related work experience in a finance-related field (including management consulting, investment banking, corporate finance within Fortune 500 companies)
• Bachelor’s degree required; B.S. in business administration, economics, finance, accounting preferred

Preferred Qualifications

3 years of experience in advanced financial analysis, including modeling, forecasting, and trend analysis
3 years of experience in ecommerce finance
3 years of experience in retail finance
SQR experience

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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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