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Senior Manager, Financial Reporting & Controls

Walmart


Location:
San Bruno, CA 94066
Date:
04/06/2018
2018-04-062018-05-14
Walmart
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1025047BRReq ID:1025047BRCompany Summary:The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the worlds largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.Job Title:Senior Manager, Financial Reporting & ControlsPosition Summary:You will work closely with finance teams and cross-functional business partners in the NA business of Walmart eCommerce. You will be expected to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the eCommerce business model, financial statements, performance metrics and the competitive environment in which we operate. You will be expected to develop and maintain relationships with your finance & business partners in Walmart.com to ensure alignment on strategies to drive efficiency, accuracy and collaboration in our work. In addition to your financial knowledge and business acumen, your ability to work with all levels of partners, up to senior executives and aptitude for clear, concise and impactful visual display of information and written communication will be critical for this role.



Strategic planning process (20%):

Building out & supporting the strategic planning process in partnership with the PMO team and the Walmart.com executives. This role will require working across organization and helping evaluate & prioritize the top initiatives for the business. This would include coordinating roadmaps across teams, understanding & escalating risks with dependencies and liaising with Labs to understand resource requirements and scope & complexity of programs. The key deliverable would be to ensure that the strategic initiatives have a strong linkage with the financial plans.



Operating Mechanisms (30%):

Leading the creation of & operationalizing the KPI framework & establish regular reporting to drive accountability in the business. Lead the weekly and monthly operating mechanisms to drive action towards achieving organizational goals. Bring to the executives in a clear, summarized way the key business issues and ideas to help bridge the gap. This role requires a good mix of execution, thought leadership & influencing skills.



Analysis & Reporting (30%)

Lead all the Close/Post-close reporting to Walmart.com leadership, GEC and the U.S. Segment which includes - Board memos, BOD decks and any other external comms required.

Partner with teams across Walmart.com to understand the financial impact of projects (requiring ROI, NPV and DCF financial modeling) to analyze the business from new value-added perspectives and enhance the strategic role of the Finance organization.

Demonstrates expertise in financial analysis across a multitude of business operations, recommending efficiencies and savings or calling out risks or opportunities.

Run simulations on various what-if scenarios using insight and critical thinking to evaluate and make recommendations to drive long term profitability on future initiatives.

Stays up-to-date on competitors and retail innovations and incorporates this into day-to-day analysis

Provide input for business decisions by producing detailed financial models and P&Ls incorporating assumptions, expectations and known risks; Prepare presentations and other supporting materials;



Ad-Hoc Projects (20%)



Drives continuous improvement processes

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects

Ensures business needs are being met

Ensures reporting compliance

Ensures the execution and maintenance of a solid internal control environment

Oversees and executes financial reporting and communication

Participates in mergers and acquisitions

Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associatesCity:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:You will work closely with finance teams and cross-functional business partners in the NA business of Walmart eCommerce. You will be expected to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the eCommerce business model, financial statements, performance metrics and the competitive environment in which we operate. You will be expected to develop and maintain relationships with your finance & business partners in Walmart.com to ensure alignment on strategies to drive efficiency, accuracy and collaboration in our work. In addition to your financial knowledge and business acumen, your ability to work with all levels of partners, up to senior executives and aptitude for clear, concise and impactful visual display of information and written communication will be critical for this role.



Strategic planning process (20%):

Building out & supporting the strategic planning process in partnership with the PMO team and the Walmart.com executives. This role will require working across organization and helping evaluate & prioritize the top initiatives for the business. This would include coordinating roadmaps across teams, understanding & escalating risks with dependencies and liaising with Labs to understand resource requirements and scope & complexity of programs. The key deliverable would be to ensure that the strategic initiatives have a strong linkage with the financial plans.



Operating Mechanisms (30%):

Leading the creation of & operationalizing the KPI framework & establish regular reporting to drive accountability in the business. Lead the weekly and monthly operating mechanisms to drive action towards achieving organizational goals. Bring to the executives in a clear, summarized way the key business issues and ideas to help bridge the gap. This role requires a good mix of execution, thought leadership & influencing skills.



Analysis & Reporting (30%)

Lead all the Close/Post-close reporting to Walmart.com leadership, GEC and the U.S. Segment which includes - Board memos, BOD decks and any other external comms required.

Partner with teams across Walmart.com to understand the financial impact of projects (requiring ROI, NPV and DCF financial modeling) to analyze the business from new value-added perspectives and enhance the strategic role of the Finance organization.

Demonstrates expertise in financial analysis across a multitude of business operations, recommending efficiencies and savings or calling out risks or opportunities.

Run simulations on various what-if scenarios using insight and critical thinking to evaluate and make recommendations to drive long term profitability on future initiatives.

Stays up-to-date on competitors and retail innovations and incorporates this into day-to-day analysis

Provide input for business decisions by producing detailed financial models and P&Ls incorporating assumptions, expectations and known risks; Prepare presentations and other supporting materials;



Ad-Hoc Projects (20%)



Drives continuous improvement processes

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects

Ensures business needs are being met

Ensures reporting compliance

Ensures the execution and maintenance of a solid internal control environment

Oversees and executes financial reporting and communication

Participates in mergers and acquisitions

Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associatesMinimum Qualifications:2+ years of supervisory experience.

5+ years of experience in Accounting, Finance, or related field

Bachelor s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related fieldAdditional Preferred Qualifications:Certified Management Accountant

Master's degree in Business Administration or related field

3+ years of experience in ecommerce finance

3+ years of experience in retail finance

Certified Internal Auditor

Self-motivated/self-managed individual

Masters degree in Business Administration or related field

Proven track record of serving as finance partner to dynamic business area

Experience with budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, financial modeling, trend analysis, and ad hoc financial analysis

Experience building a business plan for a new business concept, including consumer proposition, business operations, and financial projections

Strategic mindset who thinks broadly, generates ideas, and comfortably makes decisions without all of the facts

Ability to interpret research data, trends and insights, to draw conclusions, and to understand relevant implications to our business

Ability to interact with senior leadership, influence points of view without having direct authority, and work toward consensus

Ability to manage across portfolio of projectsCategory:Finance and Corporate Strategy Division:Walmart.comDivision Summary:The Walmart.com team is here to provide amazing digital and physical experiences for our customers with seamless access to products and services they want. Marketplace allows us to present an even wider array of vendor products on Walmart.com and beyond. Behind the scenes, e-commerce experts are focused on category growth, program management, business development, and seller onboarding. We continuously strive to deliver incredible selection, ease, and e-commerce innovation to customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce
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