Director, Finance – Sam’s Club Operations

Director, Finance – Sam’s Club Operations

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Accounting and Finance
  • Job Function Accounting and Finance
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1655881

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Join Walmart as a Director – Sam’s Club Operations Finance 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 and Sam’s Club is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores and clubs. 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. 

Want to use your leadership and financial skills to help the company deliver on their key strategic goals and initiatives? Operations Finance is a critical thought-leadership role that works with the Sam’s Club executive team and cross functionally to help shape segment performance.  You’ll lead the operations team in development of short-term and long-term strategic financial planning and strategic initiatives.

We are a data driven, results-oriented finance team focused on partnering with senior leaders to influence decisions and drive outcomes to deliver shareholder value while helping our customers and members save money and live better.

You’ll make an impact by:

Managing Strategic Financial Plans – Overseeing the development of short-term and long-term strategic financial planning by partnering cross-functionally to assess overall goals.  Establishing and communicating information about financial targets; identifying and reporting risk levels determined for the overall financial plan; providing actionable insights

Forecasting – Overseeing weekly forecasting for the full P&L. Consolidating work from other teams at the segment and corporate level and presenting key weekly insights and forward looking trends. Partner with FP&A on the corporate segment forecast.

Leadership Reporting – Preparing monthly reporting materials for senior leadership. Partnering cross functionally to add insights and commentary that is actionable. Leading by influence to consolidate results from various operational business unit teams and identify themes for each month.

Communications and Presentations – Providing strategic input for business decisions by overseeing the production of complex financial models that incorporate assumptions, expectations, and known risks; prepare presentations and other supporting materials for recommendations.

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 design thinking and 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 multiple projects simultaneously

  • You make complex subjects easily understood through visuals

  • You have high standards and can hold contributors accountable

  • Work collaboratively with business partners and peer finance teams to drive strategy execution for high priority, high profile initiatives and owning development and reporting of key financial KPIs

  • Shape and support development of executive leadership

  • You’re stimulated by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and 5 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or relevant area OR 7 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area. 

  • 4+ years’ experience in Analytics, Planning, Business Management, Omni-Channel Merchandising, or a related area

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

  • 2 years of people leadership experience

  • 2 years of senior leadership decision support and influencing experience

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

  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills

  • Detail and results-oriented with sense of urgency

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 5 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or relevant area OR 7 years’ experience
i n accounting, finance, or related area.
2 years’ supervisory experience.
2 years’ experience leading and completing cross-functional projects.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Strategic Planning, Working in a large, complex, matrixed organization

Masters: Business Administration

Financial & Insurance - Certified Public Accountant - Certification

Primary Location...

2101 SE SIMPLE SAVINGS DR, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-4304, United States of America

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

Sam’s Club 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
  • Free Membership and discounts in fresh produce
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Paid education assistance with college degrees through our Live Better U program
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid time off - to include vacation, sick leave and parental leave
  • 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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