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Do you want to directly influence the future of some of the most successful products in cloud computing? Come join Amazon Web Services Finance! Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of enterprise, government and start-up business and organizations in over 190 countries around the world. Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services officially began offering developer customers access to web services now widely known as cloud computing based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform.
On the AWS Finance team you will be surrounded by people that are exceptionally talented, bright, and driven, and believe that world class support is critical to customer success. To support this quickly growing business, you must be highly analytical and possess a strong passion for analytics and accountability, setting high standards, and razor-sharp accuracy. We take working hard, having fun, and making history seriously and you should too!
This role is on the AWS Infrastructure team. We provide end-to-end financial support driving AWS to be the low cost provider in Cloud computing and leader in customer experience. This includes supporting business owners in building, operating and innovating our Cloud datacenters. We support operations, business development, and engineering. You should be passionate about producing financial analysis enabling management to make breakthrough decisions, drive cash flow, and ultimately delight our customers.
We are growing rapidly in existing regions as well as expanding into new regions. As a member of this team, you will work with regional AWS leadership to:
Serve as the key business partner working directly with regional AWS management and other internal stakeholders to provide financial recommendations. You must have the ability to structure problems, perform analysis, and present to your business partners. Supporting business partners at Amazon requires the ability to dissent, while building trust with your business partners
Report weekly and monthly financial and operating metrics
Manage the financial planning process. Model, analyze and forecast metrics that drive budgeting, forecasting and business decisions
Be an integral member in the monthly financial close process and perform ad-hoc projects and analysis as needed
Analyze business results for key takeaways to achieve business objectives
Monitor compliance with controls and systems, and developing new processes to support the fast-growing, global AWS business
Preparing detailed financial models for business segments, drive business initiatives, and identify, implement, and deliver key operational efficiencies.
Key job responsibilities
This role will directly support a Director in Infrastructure Operations and help them make and drive management decisions. This role will be responsible for providing financial controllership of operational (opex) spend for multiple clusters within the AWS US-East region.
A day in the life
Controllership is the number one thing that we do. We have a regular cadence of monthly activities that consists of monthly finance reviews, Forecasting, strategic planning, etc. We spend a lot of time out in the field with our business partners looking for cost savings opportunities and strategic initiatives to drive the operations in alignment with it’s core tenants.
About the team
Our team continues to grow due to the continued growth within AWS. Our team works very hard to maintain a strong work-life balance to ensure that we have good team harmony that drives peak productivity.
- 8+ years of finance experience or a related analytical field.
- BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, and Computer Science) or equivalent
- Minimum 5 years of finance experience
* Ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
Advanced modeling skills including advanced Excel skills
Solid business judgment and controllership focus
Strong written and verbal communication skills with a customer focused, professional demeanor
Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
* MBA preferred
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