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Senior Financial Analyst, Selling Partner Services

Amazon

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

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Job summary
At Amazon, Finance has the unique challenge of stewarding and bolstering tremendous business growth through applying financial acumen, objectivity and leadership, while staying nimble and adaptive to evolving business needs. Amazon Finance drives direct impact by being a hand-in-hand business partner in developing, measuring, and executing on our long term strategy to invent on behalf of our customers. To do so, we look for exceptional analysts who possess the leadership to influence, a bias for action, and the passion to think big while driving business results. We are looking for an experienced senior financial analyst to join our World Wide Consumer Finance team to support the Promotions business.

Key job responsibilities
• Conduct financial analysis and strategic planning in support of business groups
• Manage weekly, monthly and quarterly financial reporting including operational metrics
• Provide go/no go decision support through experimentation, financial modeling and/or trend analysis for launch of new initiatives
• Develop metrics reporting and audit mechanisms to measure the efficiency of initiatives
• Implement the governance structure and early warning systems needed to manage execution risk
• Build and maintain in depth knowledge across key business areas by staying current on initiatives, challenges/opportunities across the business

A day in the life
This role will be responsible for analyzing financial performance to identify trends and deep dive variance drivers. Additionally, this position will coordinate and partner with teams across the globe to share and implement best practices. This individual should possess solid business judgment, strong analytical skills, attention to detail and the strong desire to dive deep into data results and problem solving. The successful candidate will work closely with leadership to provide strategic guidance and decision support in this space. This individual must be able own the financial reporting for a business area, use solid financial knowledge and business acumen to build financial models and analyses with little guidance and draw conclusions and make recommendations that deliver results, drive improvements, and have global impact. They must be able to communicate data in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner both verbally and in writing.

About the team
Promotions business vision is to create an ecosystem in which customers can find a wide range of compelling promotional discounts across Amazon, and selling partners can grow their businesses through creating attractive offers to customers.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ 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)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• MBA or Masters in Economics, Finance or similar discipline with analytical bias and/or Professional certification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA, or CPA)
• Advanced use of SQL (for data mining and business intelligence)
• Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• Knowledge of statistical modeling and testing techniques (ideally using R or Python)
• Knowledge of data processing (e.g. Alteryx) and visualization (e.g. Tableau, Quicksight) tools
• Solid business judgment and experience communicating results to business leaders
• Strong written and verbal communication skills with a customer focused, professional demeanor
• Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
• Motivated self-starter, proactive and action-oriented, requiring limited supervision
• A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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