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Financial Analyst Payment

Amazon

Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.

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Job summary
At Amazon, we are working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you would like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history.

Amazon seeks a Financial Analyst – Payment to play a key role on the Digital and Emerging Country (DEP) Payment Finance team, primarily supporting Amazon’s business expansion to Brazil. The person will be part of a team responsible for long and short term financial planning, controllership of monthly financial reporting, developing and reporting on weekly financial and operational performance metrics, and providing analytical support for Senior Business Management. This position will be a key risk/controllership gateway for the payments business and requires a candidate with strong communication and leadership skills. A portion of the time will be spent on ad hoc analysis to support the growing business needs. The finance team works closely with the business teams, so any candidate should be able to work well with cross functional teams. The ideal candidate must have superior attention to detail, project management skills and the ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously. Strong analytical skills are required.

Ideal candidates will have the following strengths:

  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to translate large amounts of data into useful information and actionable conclusions.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills combined with the ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads.
  • An understanding of finance issues in an operational environment of rapid growth.
  • Solid business judgment and controllership focus.
  • Strong PC modeling skills, including excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, and SQL.

We have job location flexibility for this position.

Key job responsibilities
Financial modelling and analysis for payment product and emerging countries. Budgeting and Forecasting.

A day in the life
Work with payment business team to analyze new payment product and investment opportunities in Emerging countries. Build financial model to analyze short-term and long-term revenue, cost, NPV and return on investment. Provide recommendation to leadership to improve business performance.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
  • 5+ years of finance experience or a related analytical field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to travel; up to 10% travel expected.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA/CPA/CFA preferred
  • Payment or Financial Services experience preferred
  • Demonstrated financial and/or analytical experience including familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and/or data interpretation and analysis
  • Experience closing the books with large data sets
  • Solid experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Highly analytical, detail oriented and a demonstrated strong sense of business management; proven ability to develop new ideas and ability to deliver solutions
  • 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
  • Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills working with peers and various levels of management
  • Experience working with reporting tools (Essbase and/or Cognos)
  • Knowledge of E-Commerce, payment industry and products a plus
  • Programming Experience (VBA, R, Java)
  • Prior experience working across teams and large organizations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience performing financial and ad-hoc analysis using Excel
  • Strong Excel skills (pivots, index match, look-ups, etc.)
  • Proven SQL ability (query writing, updating, validation)
  • Job is located in Sao Paulo but may start as a virtual role until restrictions are lifted

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