Join Walmart as a Senior Manger II, Merchandise Finance – Food and your work could help over 295 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.
We are a data driven, results oriented Finance team. We are focused on transforming our Food business inclusive of our manufacturing and private brand operations by partnering with teams across the enterprise to influence decisions to deliver shareholder value while helping our customers save money and live better. We are dedicated delivering on the fundamentals while also developing and implementing strategies to help Walmart continue to grow share and transform the grocery landscape in the U.S. by leveraging our assets and strengthening our customer proposition.
The Senior Manager II, Merchandise Finance –Food position is a strategic role blending strong financial acumen and analytical capabilities with great communication and influencing skills. As a Finance Senior Manager, you’ll partner with cross-functional leaders across Walmart to complete strategic planning, performance analysis, assortment, channel and customer insights, event forecasting, and annual planning. If you love diving into the numbers to drive a high-growth, dynamic business, this is the role for you!
You’ll be a great fit if:
You have strong financial acumen and experience in merchandising finance within the General Merchandise / Consumer Packaged Goods space
You’re curious and creative and have a track record of coming up with inventive and sustainable solutions for big problems and opportunities
You have demonstrated experience designing / implementing tools that enable data visualization and analytics
You’re a great communicator, able to communicate your insights and findings to senior level leadership.
You believe in and prioritize the collective success of the team and are quick to jump in, help, mentor, and coach your fellow team members.
You thrive in constantly evolving, fast-paced, dynamic environments
You’ll sweep us off our feet if:
You love digging into the numbers to find new opportunities or patterns to explain the what and why behind performance.
You’re curious, always looking for new opportunities to up our game in Walmart Food Finance.
You’re customer obsessed, recognizing there is an art and a science behind the numbers.
You are creative and resilient – always looking for new ways to approach problems and drive business performance.
You enjoy the learning journey and like working with your manager and partners to continue to add to your toolbox.
You’ll make an impact by:
Driving robust analytics: Break down your business into analytical building blocks and assess current and future key levers of growth, identifying new opportunities for growth and cross-business linkages
Establishing an annual and long-range plans: Analyze historical and external growth trends to develop a plan that helps drive realistic market share growth.
Overseeing business performance: Lead weekly / monthly / quarterly forecasting to assess performance tracking against key strategic initiatives and financial plans, identifying risks and opportunities and understanding macroeconomic and business trends
Recommending disruptive strategies: Lead framing, developing and managing complex, data driven, impact-oriented analysis to build out recommendation for strategic growth areas and priorities
Developing business cases: Drive capability assessments, synergy analysis and return analysis to support strategic partnership and investment opportunities
Delivering measurable results: Work cross-functionally to bring the business strategy to life through execution and delivery of meaningful and measurable financial results.
Providing actionable insights: Leveraging data to facilitate consensus about financial decisions across departments in the business unit
Being a trusted advisor: Develop strong and trusting relationships with internal teams. Serve as the go-to for analytics – working across the organization to solve issues, address pain points and implement growth initiatives.
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
4+ years’ experience in Analytics, Planning, Business Management, Omni-Channel Merchandising, or a related area
2 years of experience leading and completing cross-functional projects, people leadership, and decision support
Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines
Strong influencing and interpersonal skills.
Detail and results-oriented with sense of urgency.
Retail Merchandise Finance or external CPG experience
Experience driving change in a large, complex, matrixed organization
Master of Business Administration
Benefits & Perks
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.
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.
Analyzing data and interpreting results, Microsoft Office, Working in a large, complex, matrixed organizationMasters: Business Administration
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