Senior Manager II, Finance - Strategic Finance, Wa...

Senior Manager II, Finance - Strategic Finance, Walmart Global Technology Finance

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Accounting and Finance
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD838951

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Senior Manager ll, Strategic Technology Finance - Walmart Global Technology Finance

Why apply to this open position?  Walmart is the worlds’ largest company by revenue (fiscal year 2021 revenue of $559 billion) and has remained the number one on the Fortune 500 ranking of largest US corporations, by actively helping people around the world save money and live better -anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices.  Each week, approximately 220 million customers and members visit approximately 10,500 stores and clubs under 48 banners in 24 countries and eCommerce websites made possible by 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy, and employment opportunity. (ref Earnings Release FY22 Q2. Page 3) “Our objective of prioritizing strong, efficient growth means we will focus on the most productive growth opportunities, increasing comparable store sales, accelerating eCommerce sales growth and expanding omni channel initiatives” (ref FY21 10k. Page 35). Walmart’s third quarter 2020 eCommerce sales were up 79%. With a huge eCommerce success powered by a well-executed Omni Channel strategy of selling merchandise online with curbside pickup supported by the fact that 90% of the United States population lives within 10 miles of a Walmart store, supports the widely accepted notion that Walmart is positioned to be the world leader in omni channel retail. Walmart has a heavy commitment to technology investment, and it makes every sense that now is the opportune time to join Walmart Global Technology Finance.

Walmart Technology Finance is seeking a strategic, solid, analytical, confident and knowledgeable finance professional to join the Walmart Global Technology Finance team as a Senior Manager ll, Strategic Finance, Global Technology Finance. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of the Walmart Technology Finance Team supporting the Walmart Global Technology organization. You will think strategically, partner with various technology business teams and procurement to dive deep, explore and mine for hidden value in the technology space. We are looking for a strong, smart and strategic thinking technology-oriented finance professional who can “explore and mine the deeper parts of the land versus just farm on it”. You will have a unique opportunity to wear a strategic finance hat, with heightened curiosity and bias for action and work cross-functionally with various teams to investigate processes, contracts, portfolios, public and private cloud usage, etc. You will have the unique opportunity to identify savings, recommend and help implement mechanisms and tools and establish enduring and sustainable cost-efficiency processes which will ensure these mechanisms will last and scale with the business. You will partner with engineering, products teams, other finance teams, procurement etc to put in place mechanisms and tools to help provide visibility in asset management, total cost of ownership, contracts, tech licenses, technology product costing, tech product profitability, public cloud and overall IT resource usage and scaling analysis and create financial modeling and manage ad hoc requests.

As a member of the Walmart Technology Finance Team, the successful candidate must be a go-getter, have project management skills and experience, be able to wear many hats, work with other finance team, engineering, procurement, and other teams as needed. She/he must be flexible and carry a can-do attitude and should not be afraid to mistakes. The candidate must be proficient, conduct rigorous analysis and be able to see the bigger picture, have an informed point of view and become a proactive partner to the many engineering and business teams. She/he must be able to communicate effectively with senior leaders, think multi-dimensional and deliver detailed and insightful analysis that will help in critical decision making.

Strong candidates will be comfortable with large amounts of data, able to deal with ambiguity, be detailed and accurate, be organized and possess the interpersonal skills necessary to partner effectively with business units and must have a strong and actionable desire to be promoted to a director. This person will also go beyond a traditional finance role by being a thought partner with their product counterparts, owning and driving the agenda in their area of responsibility, look for cost savings opportunities, and improve accuracy of reporting.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Being able to be strategic and think outside the box and have the third and forth eye to identify opportunity and have the tenacity to pursue them to successful completion.

  • Experience project/program management skills. Familiarity and comfortability with large data sets and being able to utilize technology to automate and streamline processes. Eliminate manual work and create tools and mechanisms to help solve big picture initiatives. You will have a passion for improving existing processes and be able to work across teams to achieve results. 

  • If needed, be able to create and implement technology asset and workload P&L reporting, financial forecasting, annual operating plan, and long-range plan by partnering with various stakeholders to accomplish overall cost management goals.

  • Decision Support – Develop and implement big picture initiatives, working cross-functionally with the business unit teams and track progress versus projections. Provide feedback to leadership regarding risks and opportunities associated with strategic initiatives and insight on relevant historical trends, expected future outcomes, and industry trends.

  • Communications and Presentations – Provides analytical input for business decisions by creating and implementing complex financial models that incorporate assumptions, expectations, and known risks; preparing presentations and other supporting materials for recommendations.

You will sweep us off our feet if…

  • You have strong executive presence with the ability to partner and challenge simultaneously

  • You have demonstrated success with process improvement to identify and implement solutions while leveraging cross-functional teams

  • You have proven ability to manage work portfolio autonomously

  • You have the expertise to drive automation while ensuring quality

  • You possess natural curiosity to learn beyond the minimum requirements to perform role

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. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks:   

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.   

Equal Opportunity Employer   

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.   

Who We Are   

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 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.careers.walmart.com  

Minimum Qualifications...

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

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., 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.
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, 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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