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Amazon is seeking a Finance Manager to join the Strategy & Financial Planning (S&FP) team supporting Worldwide Commercial Sales (WWCS) in AWS. The S&FP team 1) leads financial planning & analysis (FP&A) functions, including partnering with business and finance teams to develop monthly and long-range plans; 2) builds tools and mechanisms to evaluate sales performance around the world, and 3) advises sales leaders by providing insights and operating levers to achieve financial goals.
Key job responsibilities
• Lead month-end close and planning processes, including owning the Monthly Finance Review (MFR) with the Sales VP.
• Manage the WWCS Cost of Sales (CoS) Model and investment strategy. The FM will partner will Sales Operations leaders to effectively quantify and distribute the investment envelope.
• Perform data analysis to identify insights explaining business performance and present findings to senior management
• Improve planning processes, drive standardization, and build scalable tools to elevate forecast output/accuracy
• Use SQL and QuickSight to create thoughtful visualization dashboards explaining sales pipeline metrics & trends vs. plan
• Partner with stakeholders and collaborate on projects supporting business growth
• Lead and support the career growth of a team of managers and analysts.
- 8+ years of finance experience or a related analytical field.
• Master’s degree in finance, accounting, business, or related field
• Prior experience in a global, multi-layered organization, with a successful track record of managing a team
• Strong financial acumen including advanced accounting knowledge and experience with forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis
• Advanced Microsoft Excel and Cognos/TM1 skills and ability to quickly learn other proprietary Amazon systems
• High attention to detail, comfort with ambiguity, and an ability to work independently with a high degree of autonomy
• Experience performing financial and ad hoc analyses and providing recommendations to management based on results
• Experience working with and presenting to senior executives
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