Job summary Who we are: Amazon Air Finance seeks to answer these questions with a thoughtful data-driven approach to controllership, leveraging resilience and curiosity in our quest to develop and share outstanding financial acumen for the benefit of our business. We work with speed and purpose, partnering closely with Operations, HR, and many other dynamic teams in collaboration on best results for all of our customers. As part of the team, you will utilize cutting edge data pipelines, build accurate predictive models, participate in new launch initiatives, and deploy automated software solutions to provide forecasting insights to leadership driving decisions effecting millions of customers globally.
Career Opportunities: Amazon Air Finance is looking for a Finance Manager to be a trusted finance leader for our business. Experience with this team opens up amazing career opportunities across Amazon, e.g. senior management roles supporting an impressive array of business areas, project management roles, and/or management opportunities locally, regionally, and globally.
Team Exposure/Scope: This role will partner closely with a broad range of Finance and business leaders in Operations, HR, Technology, and Retail; as well as with research scientists, technical product managers, and software developers in pursuit of an optimized business. This role will lead a team to design, develop, and maintain performance measurements and reporting on strategic input drivers to continuously improve the economics of the business.
Success in this role: The successful candidate will have excellent written communication, leadership, analytical and financial reporting skills. The candidate will also possess excellent business partnership skills and exhibit the capability to collaborate across cross functional stakeholders driving advocacy.
Key job responsibilities • Oversee financial reporting for your business area. Understand input drivers and validate integrity of the reporting to influence strategic decision-making and planning. Use data to identify disruptive ideas and provide advice to business leaders across the globe. • With Controllership as the top priority, you identify, resolve, or provide guidance to resolve complex data integrity issues. You improve controls to address financial risk and support frugality. • Educate business partners on financial and non-financial trade-offs. You make thoughtful judgement calls in ambiguous environments where there data may be scarce or difficult to procure. • Use active listening skills intuitively to communicate data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner. Adjust style for various audiences to articulate complex finance issues clearly. Your communications drive critical business decisions. • Have backbone, disagree and commit to foster constructive dialogues, harmonize conflicting views, resolve issues, and drive decisions. • You exhibit social responsibility. Actively recruit bar-raising talent, continuously develop your team, and constructively mentor the Finance community. • Identify and sponsor Finance-wide professional development and engagement initiatives that plan for the future and strengthen the global Finance community, such as inclusion and diversity initiatives. • Become an expert in your lane to contribute to work-life harmony. You are a positive, collaborative, and effective influencer to new team members and model operations excellence and efficiency.
• BA or BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, Computer Science) • 7+ years of finance experience, or Master’s degree and 5+ years of finance experience • 3+ years of direct management experience
• Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (examples: SQL, Tableau, Essbase, Cognos) and other financial systems (examples: Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards) • MBA and/or Professional certifications (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate) • Experience performing financial data consolidation and reporting
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