Director, Finance

Walmart Stores SAN BRUNO, CA

About the Job

Position Description


• Oversees the execution of core finance processes (for example, monthly close, monthly forecast, annual budget) by leading and directing Finance Team members; communicating clear expectations and milestones to team members and business partners; and driving continuous process improvement.

• Directs and oversees the execution of complex financial analyses by enforcing disciplined financial analysis methodologies; establishing financial targets (for example, baseline, strategic); identifying, engaging, and aligning senior cross-functional business partners; using business intelligence and market analysis to identify opportunities and cross-business linkages; mitigating risks; determining sales and profit forecasts and long term outlook for new and ongoing initiatives; and producing financial models and forecasts that incorporate assumptions, expectations, and known risks.

• Influences, communicates, and drives the implementation of large complex finance projects by promoting the exchange of diverse experiences and ideas; communicating business priorities, change initiatives, and project milestones across the company; preparing materials for business case presentations to senior and executive management; providing recommendations (for example, improvements, changes, discontinuation of tactics) if financial performance is not meeting set targets; and recommending opportunity assessments and projected Profit and Loss (P&L) for new and ongoing programs.

• Oversees the execution of core finance processes (for example, monthly closing, monthly forecast, annual budget) by leading and directing Finance team members; communicating clear expectations and milestones to team members and business partners; and driving continuous process improvement.

• Directs and oversees the execution of complex financial analyses by enforcing disciplined financial analysis methodologies; establishing financial targets (for example, baseline, strategic); identifying, engaging, and aligning senior cross-functional business partners; using business intelligence and market analysis to identify opportunities and cross-business linkages; mitigating risks; determining sales and profit forecasts and long-term outlook for new and ongoing initiatives; and producing financial models and forecasts that incorporate assumptions, expectations, and known risks.

• 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.

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Minimum Qualifications


• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, or related field and 6 years’ experience in finance or related field OR 9 years’ experience in finance or related field.
• 2 years of supervisory or cross-functional team leadership experience.

Additional Preferred Qualifications


• Master's degree in Business Administration or related field
• 4+ years’ experience in retail finance
• 4+ years’ experience in ecommerce finance
• 4+ years’ experience in advanced financial analysis, including modeling, forecasting, and trend analysis
• Certified Public Accountant
• Certified Financial Analyst

Company Summary


The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s 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 re-imagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

Position Summary


An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Drives long-range financial planning, strategy, and performance by determining and allocating resources (for example, people, funding, material);
reviewing and approving key data-driven assumptions that provide a foundation for business strategies; supporting executive leadership in shaping the business unit's strategic vision; and leading the development of functional plans.