On the Finance Operations Team, you will find yourself working with people that are exceptionally talented, smart, and committed to driving financial and process improvements across the many Amazon businesses. In this team, you will thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment and be part of an atmosphere of constant improvement, where the things you are doing today won’t necessarily be what you are doing 6 months later. To support business growth, our candidate must possess a strong passion for accountability, set high standards, raise the bar and drive results through constant focus on improving existing and future state operations, financial performance, productivity and team performance.
The Finance Operations team is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst who will be a pivotal member of the organization shaping the strategic objectives of the team and driving ownership of key deliverables. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining operational and business metrics, driving global operational reviews, as well as owning improvements to achieve targets. As a Senior Financial Analyst you will work daily alongside Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Service Centers, Vendor Managers, Retail Finance, Retail, Vendors, and other technical and operational groups at all levels in a global environment. Complex problem solving and financial analysis skills are required to manage multiple high visibility priorities in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous situations. · Take the lead in financial planning and analysis; building complex financial models and analytical tools to measure overall financial performance, including short and long range financial/operational forecasts, and communicating results to senior management. · Manage financial controllership, lead reviews of financial metrics, analyze variances, synthesize key business drivers, and communicate them to senior management in business terms and influence them through presenting actionable drivers. · Build out and enhance Data Transfer P&L models, develop business insights and KPI dashboards, and lead ad hoc analyses. · Provide deep analytics into Network cost assignment and communicate effectively to senior business team leaders. · Develop metrics to measure efficacy of the services and standardize financial reports · Drive scalability and automation projects
The successful candidate will have shown experiences in past roles influencing business owners and supporting decision-making in rapidly evolving environments. This role requires a self-starter with great modeling skills, a keen attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects effectively. This role also has regular interaction with executives and various business units across Amazon and therefore requires strong interpersonal and communication skills. In addition, this role requires strong business sense and capability to independently drive business partnership - all while providing overall financial controllership.
· 5+ years of finance experience or a related analytical field. · BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting or related field · 5+ years of experience in positions that require analysis and reporting financial results · Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to present to leadership · Ability to work independently and be self-motivated in a fast-paced, often ambiguous, and rapidly changing environment · Financial modeling and data analytics skills, including Excel, Tableau, SQL Server, and other analysis tools · Ability to work across global time zones and occasional international travel required
· MBA and/or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate) plus relevant experience · 5+ years experience in process improvement and operational excellence · Experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other financial operations functions · Advanced understanding of SQL and ETL tools with ability to work with large datasets
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