Senior Manager, General Accounting - Finance

Senior Manager, General Accounting - Finance

  • Location THOMASVILLE, GA
  • Career Area Accounting and Finance
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD253896

What you'll do at

Plant Controller performs P&L reviews with business partners indicating the health of the business. Manages accounting processes by reviewing and updating accruals and other accounting calculations (for example, fixed assets, inventory, debt, bonus). Oversees financial reports, balance sheet accounts, and financial audits for each assigned business area (for example, Canada, Puerto Rico, Sam's Finance, Logistics Finance) by analyzing financial data; comparing data to third-party information, budgets, or actual results; researching and reviewing associates' research of balance sheet account variances; discussing business impacts to the profit and loss (P&L) within accounting rules; ensuring audits are managed for timelines and accuracy; and facilitating the relationship between the team and internal customers and external specialists (for example, third party actuaries and auditors). Oversees Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance by validating SOX documentation; ensuring key controls are in place and functioning; reviewing the narrative, flowchart, and matrix for SOX processes; reviewing work papers for interim testing; resolving audit issues; maintaining segregation of duties and fraud protection to protect company assets; and executing controls and company policies. Ensures generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and regulatory compliance by researching and keeping abreast of regulatory changes; ensuring the company financial statements are compliant with GAAP; and ensuring required governmental forms and reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Communicates accounting impacts, issues, and strategic directions by leading discussions with senior leadership and other internal stakeholders; explaining accounting impacts of changes and issues; and creating and delivering accounting presentations in meetings with internal customers. Ensures appropriate accounting data is processed to the general ledger and reported by gaining an understanding of assigned business functional accounting areas (for example, Corporate, Operations, Operations Support, and Close/Balance Sheet Controls); and liaising with business function accounting areas to further knowledge of accounting needs and issues. Manages and provides support for finance and business areas involved in month-end close by managing communications in assigned countries (for example, Puerto Rico, Canada, U.S.); providing communications on status; responding to inquiries; closing business segments with the SAP system; and ensuring accurate entry of month-end close information. Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy. Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events. 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 Accounting, Finance or related field AND 2 years experience in Accounting, Finance, or related field OR 6 years experience in accounting, finance, or related field. 2 years of supervisory experience. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Finance/Accounting, Finance - Corporate, Financial Reporting, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Information Technology, Microsoft Office Masters: Accounting, Masters: Finance English, Spanish Financial & Insurance - Certified Management Accountant - Certification, Financial & Insurance - Certified Public Accountant - Certification

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field AND 2 years experience in Accounting, Finance, or related field OR 6 years experience in accounting, finance, or related field. 2 years of supervisory experience.

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?

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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