Director, Controllership

Director, Controllership

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Accounting and Finance
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD593411

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

  • Manages annual budget activities by reviewing the preliminary budgets for Finance and support departments; reviewing preliminary budgets; providing recommendations to senior management for final budget approval of support departments; and presenting annual budget report presented to senior management.
  • Oversees financial reports, balance sheet accounts, and financial audits for each assigned business area by reviewing financial data; reviewing research of balance sheet account variances; discussing business impacts to the profit and loss within accounting rules (for example, generally accepted accounting principles); ensuring audits are managed for timelines and accuracy; and facilitating the relationship between team, internal customers, and external specialists.
  • Oversees accounting operations by researching emerging trends and standards of external governing bodies; utilizing knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting standards to perform financial statement analysis and accounting; identifying, correcting, and reporting discrepancies in financial statements and accounting transactions to ensure compliance with government reporting requirements and statutory filing procedures; and collaborating with external stakeholders to review and validate financial documentation.
  • Manages the mitigation of company risk exposure by designing and developing financial-related systems, system enhancements, and processes; monitoring and improving controls environment; ensuring coordination between cross-divisional departments and internal and external auditors; and ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Advises strategic business initiatives by representing the controllership in cross-functional development projects; analyzing and reviewing detailed plans that involve systems, operations, reporting, and accounting; representing financial impact; and establishing solid internal 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.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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.

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 finance, accounting, or related area OR 7 years’ experience in finance, accounting, 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.

Relational Database Management System (RDMS), Working on cross-functional teams or projects

Masters: Business Administration

Financial & Insurance - Certified Public Accountant - Certification

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, 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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