Senior Counsel

Wal-Mart Bentonville , AR 72716

Posted 1 week ago

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Develops and fosters relationships as business partners with client by understanding the global business goals and objectives; providing business

related input; monitoring operational and financial performance; and supporting the implementation of the company business objectives.

Directs planning and budgeting process by recommending and reviewing initial financial goals with senior management; establishing financial

budgets; identifying risks and opportunities associated with meeting budgets based on current trends and financial performance; advising senior

financial management; reviewing operating and capital plans while considering business intelligence, prior-year activity, and operational plan

information; sharing plan updates with senior management; reviewing and updating budget versions to ensure final plan meets corporate financial

improvement guidelines; and regularly reviewing actual performance to plan, identifying gaps, updating forecasts, and recommending actions to

correct performance.

Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the company by engaging, directing, and supervising outside counsel and consultants; collaborating with

clients to develop mitigation strategies; ordering and overseeing investigations; directing, overseeing, participating in negotiations; ordering, directing

the review of company policies, practices and procedures; developing and monitoring effectiveness of the reporting structure; overseeing the filing of

governmental notices or disclosures; collaborating with officer-level clients on significant risks; seeking authority and obtaining informed consent to

proceed with legal matters; reviewing legal documents, notices, and announcements; representing the company before courts of law, legislative

bodies, governmental agencies, and other tribunals; reviewing legislative and regulatory developments and other research; and developing the

strategy for insurance and indemnification.

Provides legal advice to the company by providing clients with an informed understanding of the client's legal rights, obligations, and risks to allow the

client to make informed decisions; developing strategies to respond to client's legal issues; counseling clients regarding legal compliance and costs of

business initiatives; identifying the need for and directing training; reviewing legislative trends and significant legal decisions; and representing the

company before various administrative and judicial bodies.

Identifies the need for and directs legal support for business transactions and projects by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders;

overseeing drafting, editing, and reviewing legal documents, notices, and announcements; directing the development of standards and forms for

handling commonly-encountered transactions and projects; engaging, directing, and supervising outside counsel and consultants; counseling clients

on alternative legal and business strategies; identifying the need for legal surveys; and reviewing and approving business initiative implementation

strategies.

Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing

business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting

resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement

opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.

Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting,

selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and

existing talent.

Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all

programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy.

Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading

key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate

business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Law degree from an accredited law school and 5 years' experience in law.

License to practice law in at least one state.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Leading cross-functional teams

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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.

Hello, NW Arkansas

With over 200 miles of trails, an emerging locally-sourced food scene, the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum-NWA has something for everyone.

Discover NW Arkansas

  • Art

Crystal Bridges Museum

Celebrate the American spirit in a setting that unites the beauty of art and the power of nature.

  • Culture

Walton Arts Center

Arkansas' premiere center for visual arts and entertainment.

  • Education

The Amazeum

An interactive children's museum that's fun for the whole family.

  • Commune

Botanical Gardens

42 acres of premiere public garden space.

  • Explore

Devil's Den State Park

Located on 2,500 acres, Devil's Den State Park is the perfect place to explore Arkansas' natural beauty.

  • come together

Fayetteville Square

The best of shopping and restaurants, right in the heart of Fayetteville.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents

  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more

  • Associate discounts in-store and online

  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

  • Parental Leave

  • Pay during military service

  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental

  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, how long does it take to fill out an application?

On average, it takes 45-60 minutes to complete your application for the first time. Subsequent applications will take less time to apply as our system saves some of your application information. Please note that some positions require the completion of assessments in order to receive consideration for that role. Those would take additional time.

  • Can I change my application after submitting?

No, you cannot change your application after submitting, so please make sure that everything is finalized before you hit the submit button.

  • How do you protect my personal information?

Processing of information on paper is minimal, and Walmart processes application information using an applicant tracking system (ATS). Access to the data within the ATS is restricted to authorized personnel, and the system itself is held to high security standards by Walmart.

  • What are the recommended Internet Browsers for applying for open roles?
  • Internet Explorer 8.0+
  • Firefox 4.0+
  • Safari 4.0+
  • Chrome 12+

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