Director, Global Accounting

Position Description
Leads the Global Market Team by providing thought leadership to individuals from the Global Accounting Team, Global Technical Team, Global Consolidation Team, International Support, and the local market (i.e., in-country) controller; leading regular meetings to ensure proper knowledge sharing, communication, information flow, and market support; and determining the market's priorities.
Leads financial reviews including monthly financial reviews with the local markets, as well as quarterly market visits by ensuring items identified in the reviews and visits are properly addressed and resolved; and communicating the status of items to the Assistant Global Controller and the International Controller.
Ensures compliance with and consistent application of Walmart accounting and governance policies, as well as control requirements, as set by the Global Technical Team, Global Governance Team, Global Controls Team or the Global Controller by performing regular reviews of markets; reviewing financial information and other documentation; monitoring controls in the closing process and foreign exchange translation processes; and ensuring proper and consistent implementation of new policies.
Supports global initiatives (system implementations, new regulatory standard implementation) by coordinating corporate and market teams; assessing market team needs and integrating them into the project; anticipating future reporting needs of varying corporate entities and business operations; reviewing proposed system functionality and enhancements; appropriating resources; and monitoring global projects and understanding the impacts of such on the local market and the overall company.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.
8 years of experience in financial accounting or related field.
5 years of supervisory experience OR leading and completing cross-functional projects.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree in Accounting or related field.
1 year of experience in international accounting and finance.
1 year of experience in internal controls OR 1 year of experience in external or internal audit
Employment Type:
Full Time
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Company Summary
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Wal-Mart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide.
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