Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Wal-Mart San Bruno , CA 94066

Posted 2 days ago

Position Summary

  • You will be responsible for partnering with each US eCommerce business function and finance team to monitor, plan, and forecast Overhead expenses and headcount.

  • You will be required to participate in month-close calls and review meetings with business and business finance on a daily/weekly/ monthly basis, as needed.

  • Perform headcount reconciliation, analyze variance on expenses and perform weekly, monthly or quarterly forecast updates.

  • You will be required participate in the month-close process as required by the business finance team from time to time.

  • Lead and support business finance teams on the annual operating plan and long range plan processes, as needed.

  • Dive deeper in research of expenses or other factors driving actuals and variances to plan and last year results and finding solutions by partnering with the business stakeholders.

  • Responsible for gathering, modeling, analyzing, and summarizing information into financial plans, operating forecasts or other reports needed by business or business finance teams.

  • Be prepared to provide recommendations based on analysis performed on various aspects of actual spend vs forecast/plans.

  • Strive to be a key member of the business by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders.

  • Monitor and audit progress and results of the solutions implemented by the business

  • Recognize and capitalize on improvement opportunities and adapt to competing demands, organizational changes and new responsibilities.

Position Summary

  • You will be responsible for partnering with each US eCommerce business function and finance team to monitor, plan, and forecast Overhead expenses and headcount.

  • You will be required to participate in month-close calls and review meetings with business and business finance on a daily/weekly/ monthly basis, as needed.

  • Perform headcount reconciliation, analyze variance on expenses and perform weekly, monthly or quarterly forecast updates.

  • You will be required participate in the month-close process as required by the business finance team from time to time.

  • Lead and support business finance teams on the annual operating plan and long range plan processes, as needed.

  • Dive deeper in research of expenses or other factors driving actuals and variances to plan and last year results and finding solutions by partnering with the business stakeholders.

  • Responsible for gathering, modeling, analyzing, and summarizing information into financial plans, operating forecasts or other reports needed by business or business finance teams.

  • Be prepared to provide recommendations based on analysis performed on various aspects of actual spend vs forecast/plans.

  • Strive to be a key member of the business by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders.

  • Monitor and audit progress and results of the solutions implemented by the business

  • Recognize and capitalize on improvement opportunities and adapt to competing demands, organizational changes and new responsibilities.

Position Description

  • You will be responsible for partnering with each US eCommerce business function and finance team to monitor, plan, and forecast Overhead expenses and headcount.

  • You will be required to participate in month-close calls and review meetings with business and business finance on a daily/weekly/ monthly basis, as needed.

  • Perform headcount reconciliation, analyze variance on expenses and perform weekly, monthly or quarterly forecast updates.

  • You will be required participate in the month-close process as required by the business finance team from time to time.

  • Lead and support business finance teams on the annual operating plan and long range plan processes, as needed.

  • Dive deeper in research of expenses or other factors driving actuals and variances to plan and last year results and finding solutions by partnering with the business stakeholders.

  • Responsible for gathering, modeling, analyzing, and summarizing information into financial plans, operating forecasts or other reports needed by business or business finance teams.

  • Be prepared to provide recommendations based on analysis performed on various aspects of actual spend vs forecast/plans.

  • Strive to be a key member of the business by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders.

  • Monitor and audit progress and results of the solutions implemented by the business

  • Recognize and capitalize on improvement opportunities and adapt to competing demands, organizational changes and new responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Business with a preferred focus in Accounting or Finance

  • 3-5 years in a Finance/Accounting environment and knowledge or experience in a similar role.

  • Excellent financial modeling skills, knowledge of accounting principles, experience with accruals.

  • Excellent working knowledge of Advanced Excel and PowerPoint presentations of high complexity.

  • Proficiency in SAP, BI, Essbase and Hyperion Planning or similar financial systems.

  • Strong communication skills to articulate with key business stakeholders the drivers of their performance and areas of opportunity

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA

  • Accounting or Finance certifications

  • Additional system knowledge (SQL, Tableau)

Employment Type

Full Time


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