Financial Analyst

Posted 19 September by Amazon
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Amazon is seeking a highly analytical and resourceful Financial Analyst II to support our UK and German Sort Centre business. Amazon transportation is continuously innovating on behalf of our customers to deliver more selection, more quickly and at lower prices. In this role, you will drive profitability and customer experience by directly impacting the development, planning, and execution of our transportation network, specifically focusing our sort center network.

The role will require quickly learning and fully grasping the business’s economics to understand the big picture, gaining proficiency in our data systems to capture the right details, and communicating clearly and succinctly to effectively partner with business leaders and influence decisions. Given the nature of our business, you will have to venture into unknown territory, and help the team learn how to succeed in new spaces by building things from scratch as we expand in both countries over the next few years.
Key Responsibilities:

· Extracting, combining, and summarizing data to analyze the financial impact of new initiatives, and effectively communicating key findings to senior leadership to influence and support tactical and strategic business decisions
· Working closely with site leaders, senior operation managers and finance teams across transportation, fulfillment, supply chain, and technology teams to reduce costs while improving customer experience
· Building forecasting and financial models in order to find the best ways to optimize and influence our German and UK network
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· Developing metrics and reports to provide controllership and management oversite to new programs
· Management of CAPEX, month-end closing and financial operating planning with your team

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· BA/BS degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering or a related field with an analytical focus
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· Experience performing financial or other quantitative analyses
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· Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (macros, pivots, lookups)
· Fluent in English

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


· Demonstrated financial and/or analytical experience including familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and/or data interpretation and analysis
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· Solid experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis
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· Ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital
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· Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills working with peers and various levels of management
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· Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MSAccess, Essbase and/or Cognos)

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.
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