[October 14, 2019 | LITTLE ROCK, Ark.] After earning her Associates degree from Rich Mountain while simultaneously earning her high school diploma, Paula Jones went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from Harding University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems in May of 2013.
In six short years, Paula has moved from being an intern to climbing to the top tiers of the corporate ladder of one of the world’s largest companies, Walmart. Paula began her full-time career in Walmart’s Accounting and Finance Development Program, which is a rotational leadership program that strives to prepare future finance leaders with a broad range of experience by providing four, six-month rotations in areas within Walmart Finance. During this program Paula held roles within Global Controllership, Global Sourcing, and Sam’s Club before relocating near San Francisco, California to complete her rotation in eCommerce Finance. After completing the leadership program in 2015, Paula was promoted into Corporate Strategy where supported Executive Leadership in the development of Walmart’s Enterprise Strategy by providing insight into economic and retail landscapes.
In 2017, Paula was promoted to a Senior Manager in Corporate Finance where she helped to lead the development of a large-scale enterprise planning tool before moving into Walmart US in late December 2017, where she is currently supporting the consolidation of all planning activities for Walmart’s domestic US business.