Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Wal-Mart San Bruno , CA 94066

Posted 2 days ago

Position Summary

Walmart.com is seeking a Financial Manager who will support our Operations organization with a focus on Fulfillment expense in our Non-Sortable Facility Network. Main responsibilities include budgeting, forecasting and conducting analyses in support of the business; identifying opportunities and risk, as well as driving business results; working with cross functional groups in Inventory Allocation, Supply Chain Management, and Shipping and Transportation to quantify and monitor impact of business decisions across operating lines. The individual will be expected to utilize their financial background to provide financial advice to their respective business partners. As a result, candidates should possess the interpersonal skills necessary to function effectively as an ambassador and service provider while maintaining fiduciary responsibilities.

Budgeting/ Planning (20%)

  • Create annual operating, overhead and capital budgets in partnership with the Operations organization

  • Support monthly P&L review process by recapping actual results versus plan, preparing monthly variance reports for business owners, and analyzing key performance drivers

  • Participate in long range financial planning process

  • Present findings to corporate management that focus on year-over-year changes, key operating metrics and any key drivers that were influential in the creation of the plan

Forecasting & Reporting (40%)

  • Collaborate with Operations team to develop monthly financial forecasts that incorporates current business trends and strategies

  • Quantify and articulate risks and opportunities in achieving forecasts

  • Create ad-hoc forecasts as needed during key periods (i.e. November / December holiday period) to provide insights into areas of risk and opportunity and influence business strategies or determine impact of key initiatives on forecast

Analysis (30%)

  • Develop and maintain cross-functional relationships with key Operations business partners to ensure alignment on strategies to maximize financial results

  • Lead automation of models and processes which result in streamlining forecasting, month-end and repetitive reporting

  • Conduct ad-hoc analyses and build financial models to inform operating strategies, investment recommendations, and new business opportunities

  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve efficiency in core Finance processes, to analyze the business from new value-added perspectives, and to enhance the strategic role of Finance in the organization

Accounting Support (10%)

  • Monitor P&L lines during monthly financial close

  • Conduct research as needed during monthly close to explain variances to forecast and plan

Position Summary

Walmart.com is seeking a Financial Manager who will support our Operations organization with a focus on Fulfillment expense in our Non-Sortable Facility Network. Main responsibilities include budgeting, forecasting and conducting analyses in support of the business; identifying opportunities and risk, as well as driving business results; working with cross functional groups in Inventory Allocation, Supply Chain Management, and Shipping and Transportation to quantify and monitor impact of business decisions across operating lines. The individual will be expected to utilize their financial background to provide financial advice to their respective business partners. As a result, candidates should possess the interpersonal skills necessary to function effectively as an ambassador and service provider while maintaining fiduciary responsibilities.

Budgeting/ Planning (20%)

  • Create annual operating, overhead and capital budgets in partnership with the Operations organization

  • Support monthly P&L review process by recapping actual results versus plan, preparing monthly variance reports for business owners, and analyzing key performance drivers

  • Participate in long range financial planning process

  • Present findings to corporate management that focus on year-over-year changes, key operating metrics and any key drivers that were influential in the creation of the plan

Forecasting & Reporting (40%)

  • Collaborate with Operations team to develop monthly financial forecasts that incorporates current business trends and strategies

  • Quantify and articulate risks and opportunities in achieving forecasts

  • Create ad-hoc forecasts as needed during key periods (i.e. November / December holiday period) to provide insights into areas of risk and opportunity and influence business strategies or determine impact of key initiatives on forecast

Analysis (30%)

  • Develop and maintain cross-functional relationships with key Operations business partners to ensure alignment on strategies to maximize financial results

  • Lead automation of models and processes which result in streamlining forecasting, month-end and repetitive reporting

  • Conduct ad-hoc analyses and build financial models to inform operating strategies, investment recommendations, and new business opportunities

  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve efficiency in core Finance processes, to analyze the business from new value-added perspectives, and to enhance the strategic role of Finance in the organization

Accounting Support (10%)

  • Monitor P&L lines during monthly financial close

  • Conduct research as needed during monthly close to explain variances to forecast and plan

Position Description

  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans

  • Develops and executes financial planning processes for assigned operations, divisions, or departments

  • Develops forecasts for assigned operations, divisions, or departments

  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

  • Oversees performance management activities

  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions

  • Provides input for business decisions

Minimum Qualifications
3-5+ years of related work experience in a finance-related field (including management consulting, investment banking, corporate finance within Fortune 500 companies)

  • Bachelor's degree required; B.S. in business administration, economics, finance, accounting preferred

Additional Preferred Qualifications
3 years of experience in advanced financial analysis, including modeling, forecasting, and trend analysis
3 years of experience in ecommerce finance
3 years of experience in retail finance

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