44 days agoAmazon

Finance Analyst

  • The City (London)
  • IT development

Job description



DESCRIPTION

Amazon is seeking a Finance Analyst to join the EU Operations Finance team. A very high profile and busy role which will allow the successful candidate to have a direct impact on driving the future of Amazon's world-class operations network.

This role is a highly visible position supporting our Transportation Operations team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with many internal customers both in Operations and Retail at all levels of the organization. If you are someone who has shown success analyzing dynamic business opportunities and building plans to bring them to reality we would like to speak with you.

The candidate should be comfortable driving deadlines among various teams.

The role is part of the AMZL EU Operations Finance team with broad responsibility and promises a fulfilling career prospect for the candidate. The scale of the business and the pace of change requires dynamic thinkers who are comfortable facing challenges and working to tight deadlines.

Job responsibilities will include:
· Developing metrics and coordinating reporting for Amazon EU's transportation network
· Coordinating and ensuring that financial system inputs are accurate and consistent across all countries in the EU.
· Presenting and facilitating weekly reporting to senior leaders within the organization
· Acting as a point of contact to other Amazon businesses to facilitate the understanding of the EU's financial and operational position
· Coordinating and supporting the creation of financial plans for the EU business.
· Partnering with various finance and operations stakeholders across Amazon to communicate the EU's financial position and provide insight into the EU's operations
· Partnering with technology and other external Amazon teams on product and process improvements to support the EU operations business
· Monitoring and analyzing transportation spend vs forecast and communicate the position to senior leaders
· Supporting new product and special project development with financial analysis and reporting
· Ensure financial system inputs are consistent, up-to-date and accurate.
· Develop and maintain efficient communication processes to ensure smooth and consistent flow of information between Amazon transportation owners within the EU and Seattle.

Internal job description

Ideal candidate profile


Basic qualifications
· Experience in finance and accounting
· Degree in Finance, Computer Science, Engineering or other quantitative area or other degree with equivalent experience.

Exceptional communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and levels of management
Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
· Understanding of finance issues in an operational environment of rapid growth
· Expertise with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
· Industry experience in e-commerce, distribution, retail, or any other state of the art Supply Chain/Logistics industrial company
· Demonstrated experience of successfully driving complex, milestone driven projects and carrying out changes across multi-country entities.
· Ability to think both analytically and strategically – to go beyond the numbers and to think logically about underlying business issues.
· Strong PC modeling skills including advanced proficiency in MS Excel. SQL experience is advantageous.

Preferred qualifications

• Familiarity with operational controllership - forecasting, planning, optimization, logistics

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Experience in finance and accounting
• Degree in Finance, Computer Science, Engineering or other quantitative area or other degree with equivalent experience.
• Exceptional communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and levels of management
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
• Understanding of finance issues in an operational environment of rapid growth
• Industry experience in e-commerce, distribution, retail, or any other state of the art Supply Chain/Logistics industrial company
• Demonstrated experience of successfully driving complex, milestone driven projects and carrying out changes across multi-country entities.
• Ability to think both analytically and strategically – to go beyond the numbers and to think logically about underlying business issues.
• Strong PC modeling skills including advanced proficiency in MS Excel. SQL experience is advantageous.