(USA) Director, Audit

(USA) Director, Audit

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Accounting and Finance
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD437120

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Drives global audit framework and audit planning to mitigate risk to the company by collaborating with executive leadership in markets to define performance goals, metrics, and types of audits to be performed, and ensuring audit plans support business initiatives; creating and gaining approval for audit plans for global audit; creating and maintaining tools used to identify and measure risk to the company and determine audit focus; and sharing best practices across global audit teams.


Directs global audit projects by determining scope and objectives; developing cross-functional audit plans; overseeing resources from leadership in global markets; partnering with stakeholders and process owners for execution of plans; reviewing and validating audit planning memos, audit programs, test work, and reports; ensuring timely delivery and successful completion of projects; and following up with local markets to provide support and guidance to ensure process adherence.


Manages the communication of audit information to senior leadership by reviewing audit documents and work papers; ensuring presentations, review reports, and correspondence are in alignment with internal audit standards; leading customer opening and closing conferences; resolving customer and team issues; and staying up to date on audit management and customer on issues and risks.


Directs quality of audit deliverables by ensuring audit recommendations are accurate and actionable; following up to ensure executive ownership of action plans and implementation of corrective action; and requesting customer feedback to assess service level and identify improvement opportunities.
Drives regulatory compliance test work by coordinating with process owners to identify and test controls; validating process documentation; analyzing information technology and business information to identify improvement opportunities; and working with external auditors to test company's regulatory compliance controls.

Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.

Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent.

Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy. Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.

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, Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, or related field and 5 years’ experience in internal/external audit, management information systems, or related area OR 7 years’ experience in internal/external audit, management information systems, or related area. 2 years’ supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Financial Modeling and Analysis, Information Technology

Masters: Business Administration

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, 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 One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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