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Senior Manager, Tax - Sales Tax

Rogers, AR

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart's Indirect Tax Team plays a critical role in the company's financial operations, focusing on compliance, operational, and audit aspects of sales and use tax. As a Fortune 1 market leader, Walmart is committed to transforming its end-to-end tax calculation system and processes, embarking on a multi-year journey to centralize and modernize their tax engine and compliance reporting. The team is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of transaction taxes charged to customers and members across Walmart and Sam's Club domestic operations. With an annual responsibility of reporting and remitting over $21 billion in transactional taxes across thousands of jurisdictions, the Indirect Tax Team also provides valuable insights to key tax policy stakeholders.

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As part of this dynamic team, members have the unique opportunity to contribute to a once-in-career transformation journey and influence how sales tax is managed at Walmart. This role demands a diverse skill set, including cross-functional teaming, curiosity, tax technical knowledge, technology skills, data analytics, ownership mindset, critical thinking, team building, and problem solving. By expertly navigating the complex world of indirect taxes, the team supports Walmart's growth, profitability, and corporate responsibility, ultimately benefiting all stakeholders, from associates to customers to shareholders.

As a senior manager on the Indirect Tax team, you will...

  • Collaborate with the business to advise on the sales tax treatment of new lines of revenue, providing clear communication and guidance that explains tax issues to non-tax professionals.
  • Work with our tax data and technology team and the development teams supporting our tax calculation services to establish and execute on their short- and long-term roadmaps. This includes automation around our classification of items to efficiently determine accurate taxability and streamlining our omnichannel customer tax exemption shopping experience.
  • Maintain internal controls over sales tax calculation, including collaborating with internal audit and presenting to our external auditors.
  • Implementing process improvements to the current workflows of the team
  • Enforcing KPI's to measure team effectiveness and business responsiveness.
  • Conducting tax research and providing technical advice on multi-state issues around sales tax
  • Mentor and develop junior team members, providing ongoing feedback and identifying opportunities for growth.

You'll sweep us off our feet if you have...

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in accounting or a related field; CPA or advanced degree in Taxation is a plus.
  • 6+ years of experience in Indirect Tax, preferably with exposure to retail, big 4, or mid-tier firms.
  • You have 3+ years in a leadership position.
  • You have experience in creating and executing standard operating procedures for Sales Tax Operations in a cross-functional environment.
  • You have experience advising on the sales and use tax implications of M&A transactions.
  • You are knowledgeable about SAP or similar ERP Systems.
  • You have experience reviewing sales tax language in proposed legislation.
  • Strong knowledge of sales and use tax, product tax, excise tax, transaction tax, gross receipts tax, and tax technical concepts.
  • Proficiency in tax data analysis and leveraging data to optimize tax strategies.
  • Experience working with multiple jurisdictions and navigating complex tax regulations.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

Join our team!

Joining the team as a Senior Manager of Indirect Tax at Walmart offers an unparalleled opportunity to make a significant impact at a Fortune 1 company. As part of our dynamic tax team, you will play a crucial role in shaping the company's tax strategy, directly contributing to Walmart's ongoing success in a highly competitive global market. By leveraging your expertise in indirect tax and working with the industry best tax technology and automated tax calculations, you will help navigate complex tax issues across multiple jurisdictions, ensuring compliance while optimizing tax efficiency. At Walmart, you will be part of a diverse and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, collaboration, and innovation, providing you with ample opportunities to broaden your skill set and advance your career in the ever-evolving world of taxation.

Benefits & Perks

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, education assistance with college degrees, company discounts, military service pay, adoption expense reimbursement, and more.

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 a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field and 3 years' experience in accounting, finance, income tax
compliance, or related area OR 5 years' experience in accounting, finance, income tax compliance, or related area.
1 years' supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Leading a cross-functional team, License to practice law in at least one state

J.D., Masters: Accounting, Masters: Business, Masters: Economics, Masters: Finance, Masters: Law

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Certificate
Primary Location...
2608 Se J St, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

Client-provided location(s): Bentonville, AR, USA
Job ID: Walmart-8261_R-1726228
Employment Type: Other