Senior Manager II, Finance – Apparel Merchandise

Senior Manager II, Finance – Apparel Merchandise

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Accounting and Finance
  • Job Function Accounting and Finance
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1652105

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Join Walmart as a Senior Manager II, Finance – Apparel Merchandise and your work could help over 295 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. 

Are you looking to help drive impact through quality business insights and analytics for fast growing, high-impact areas of the business?  Our team perform critical roles in supporting digital acceleration and projects that significantly improve the way our business operates.  This Sr. Manager position will manage and oversee a broad range of critical financial activities including, management reporting and business analytics.  You will be responsible for delivering a new way of working in finance, helping quickly connect dots across business activities and to source, validate, and visualize relevant data that helps draw insights that enable the business to plan and take quick action.  

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You’re a storyteller, a visionary, and a strategic thinker

  • You know financial planning inside and out

  • You’re familiar with building financial models

  • You have a great eye for detail and can articulate points in a simplistic approach

  • You’re organized, disciplined, and can manage competing priorities simultaneously

  • You’re a master at making complex subjects easily understood through visuals

  • You have high standards and believe in accountability

  • You’re stimulated by challenges and tough problems

  • You are a self-starter, curious, and want to learn

  • You are interested in data, analytics, and retail

You’ll make an impact by:

Driving Strategic Analytics – Drive a cohesive set of reporting and analytics tools that help us simplify our work and progress into a more insights and analytics focused team.

Being a Trusted Advisor – Develop strong and trusting relationships with internal teams. Serve as the go-to for analytics – working across the organization to solve issues, address pain points and implement growth initiatives.

Producing Informative Financial Materials – Creating and presenting financial information to business partners in a clear and concise manner and simplifying visualizations to help drive adoption and ease of use across Merchandise Finance.

Delivering Data Driven Analysis – Sourcing and compiling relevant data; organizing and validating data prior to data analysis; consolidating and identifying exceptions and patterns in data; synthesizing data in the creation of actionable customer insights; and translating information into action plans.

Practicing Continuous Process Improvement – Supporting our transformation journey by analyzing, proposing, and presenting solutions and process improvements to senior management for approval; and implementing new systems/process or enhancements.

Driving a New Way of Working – Help educate our team and our stakeholders on our tools, data, and utilization to help us more quickly adopt a more digital and data driven way of working.

Leverage new tools and technologies (Power BI, Excel, Machine Learning) to provide key insights and thought leadership to the finance and merchandise leadership teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and 4 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area OR 6 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area. 

  • MBA highly preferred

  • 2+ years of experience leading and completing cross-functional projects                                             

  • Experience working in a large, complex, matrixed organization                                            

  • Experience in Retail, Merchandising Planning and / or Finance

  • Experience working in Fortune 100 finance

  • Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines

  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills

  • Detail and results-oriented with sense of urgency

  • Comfort with ambiguity

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and 4 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area OR 6 years’ experience
i n accounting, finance, or related area.
1 year’s experience leading and completing cross-functional projects.
1 year’s supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Analyzing data and interpreting results, Microsoft Office, Working in a large, complex, matrixed organization

Masters: Business Administration

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

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?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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