Senior Manager I, Retail Finance (Walmart Media Group)

Walmart - San Bruno, CA3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $79,000 - $100,000 a year
Position Summary...
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy. Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.
What you'll do...
Partnering with Walmart Media Group (Advertising) and Finance to provide analytical insight, driving financial discipline and deliver business results

Work on the long range plan, annual operating plan, annual capital, operating and overhead budgets in partnership with business teams
Responsible for execution of core finance processes (for example, monthly close, monthly forecast, annual budget).
Drive monthly P&L review process by reviewing actual results vs. planned, preparing monthly variance reports for business and finance owners, and analyzing key performance drivers
Developing financial forecasts that incorporate current business trends and strategies and quantifying and articulating risks and opportunities in achieving forecasts
Drive financial process improvements

Ideal Candidate will have:
advertising experience
experience with building processes
at least 4-5 years experience in Finance or business operations or business partnering

Additional Information:
Reviews and develops forecasting process for assigned operations, divisions, and departments by analyzing recent expenditures and commitments; incorporating input from management team; and presenting and clarifying forecast and assumptions with senior management.

Provides input for business decisions by producing financial models incorporating assumptions, expectations, and known risks; preparing presentations and other supporting materials for recommendations; and participating in business case presentations to senior and executive management.

Oversees performance management activities by guiding direct reports to build metrics allowing internal customers to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of operations; monitoring metrics on a regular basis; ensuring departments are reacting to exceptions or trends; escalating significant financial risks; and leading the monthly profit and loss (P&L) review meetings with executive management.

Develops and executes financial planning processes for assigned areas (for example, Merchandising, Marketing departments) by working with area leaders to develop and communicate budgets and forecasts; managing and conducting budget review meetings; and presenting information to the executive committee.


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 3 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or relevant area OR 5 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area. 1 year’s experience leading and completing cross-functional projects.
Preferred Qualifications...
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Data Analysis and Insights, Microsoft Office, Supervising Associates
Masters: Business Administration