Director, Finance & Strategy – U.S Transportation
What you'll do...
Join Walmart as Director, Finance & Strategy – U.S Transportation 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.
Our mission is to design a supply chain that leverages Walmart’s unique advantages to provide a wide product assortment, offer the lowest costs, and build cutting-edge capabilities through transformative initiatives. We’re looking for extraordinary supply chain talent with top-notch quantitative abilities, critical thinking skills, and business acumen to propel Walmart through the next 50 years of excellence and innovation.
We’re looking for a Finance Director to lead a team that is focused on designing, incubating, and scaling multiple initiatives for future strategies across Walmart’s omnichannel Transportation networks.
Lead and mentor a team focused on analytics and business partnership in newly established, fast paced, and rapidly growing areas of the Omnichannel Transportation business.
Manage and execute entire projects from start to finish, including cross-functional project management, data collection and manipulation, analysis and modeling, and provide insights and drive influence across a portfolio of product/service offerings.
Build scalable and complex finance models and processes to optimize and scale Transportation product and service strategies with the goal of delivering an excellent customer experience while balancing operating cost and asset efficiency.
Develop strong relationships with Walmart functional areas to identify best practices, solicit input/data, coordinate interdisciplinary initiatives, and gather support for recommendations.
Identify areas of opportunity and influence execution of results via cross-functional participation to enable quick wins and continuous improvement.
Obtain alignment from relevant business partners and management support for projects and lead discussions to drive change.
You’ll really wow us if:
You are curious and relentlessly ask questions
You can manage the interconnectivities of business units
You drive results with strong financial acumen and technical/analytical capabilities
You are excited to indirectly influence teams to enable the objectives of the company
You’re familiar with digital/tech product finance or asset management
You’re familiar with finance and strategies associated with Supply Chain organizations
You’re skilled at diplomacy and aligning stakeholders with competing priorities, including senior leaders
You’re a storyteller – a master at making complex subjects easily understood through compelling stories and visuals
You have high standards and can hold business partners accountable
You’re stimulated by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale
You’ll make an impact by:
Managing Strategic Financial Plans – Oversee development of both long-term strategic planning and short-term operational plans by partnering across the organization to establish targets and resources needs. Establishing and communicating information about financial targets; identifying and reporting risk levels determined for the overall financial plan; providing actionable insights
Financial Decision Making – Leading high-quality level of financial decision support to the organization; collaborate with leadership to plan and analyze business performance by identifying gaps between business goals/objectives & identifying areas of growth opportunity
Project and Business Management – Presenting feedback to leadership regarding risks associated with financial projects and providing insight on relevant historical trends, expected future events, and market trends
Communications and Presentations – Provides strategic input for business decisions by overseeing development of financial analysis/modeling incorporating assumptions, expectations, and known risks; preparing presentations and other supporting materials for recommendations
Talent and Leadership – Recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, on-going development, and succession planning, and leveraging capabilities of new and existing talent. Working cross functionally bringing teams together through indirect influence; Cultivating an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and 5 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area OR 7 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related area.
2 years of experience leading and completing cross-functional projects
Supply Chain Finance experience
Experience working in Fortune 100 finance
Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines
Strong influencing and interpersonal skills.
Detail and results-oriented with sense of urgency
Comfort with ambiguity
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 5 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or relevant area OR 7 years’ experience
i n accounting, finance, or related area.
2 years’ supervisory experience.
2 years’ experience leading and completing cross-functional projects.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.Strategic Planning, Working in a large, complex, matrixed organizationMasters: Business AdministrationFinancial & Insurance - Certified Public Accountant - Certification