Senior Director Accounting Policy & Controls Finance
Walmart - Bentonville, AR

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Position Description
Oversees the maintenance and compliance of technical accounting policies across the global organization by implementing new accounting standards as required; developing accounting training programs related to high risk areas; and monitoring policy compliance on an ongoing basis.

Provides overall direction for accounting policy and controls 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-focused environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.

Serves as the Company's technical reviewer of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting by reviewing the Company's public documents(for example, Form 10Q, Form 10K, annual report); and ensuring document compliance with SEC requirements.

Ensures Company Associates are provided technical guidance on the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) by ensuring Associates are educated on current GAAP concepts; evaluating and identifying solutions to technical or routine accounting issues; and researching and providing
input on complex accounting matters.

Monitors and ensures Company accounting standards are current with emerging trends and standards of external governing bodies (for example, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)) by
researching and interpreting new and existing accounting issues and standards impacting Company businesses; and attending conferences and symposiums to keep up-to-date on accounting issues and best practices.

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
1)Proficiency in US GAAP.

2)Ability and willingness to learn IFRS.

3)Supervisory experience.

4)Strong Communication skills, both verbal and written.

5)Abiality to work under tight deadlines and manage pressure.

6)Strong problem solving ability.

7)Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field and 8 years experience in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) financial accounting and
reporting or related experience.

8)4 years of supervisory experience OR 4 years experience leading and completing cross-functional projects.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
1)Ability and willingness to travel internationally.

2)CPA or MBA

3)10 years experience in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) financial accounting and reporting or related experience.

4)6 years experience performing accounting and auditing work in a national or international accounting firm.
Job Role
Senior Director, Accounting Policy & Controls-Finance
Location
BENTONVILLE

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