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Sr. Financial Analyst – DEP (Digital and Emerging Country Payment) FP&A

Amazon

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

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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 join the world’s largest online retailer, this is your chance to have fun and make history!

Amazon seeks a Sr. Financial Analyst – FP&A to play a key role on the Amazon DEP (Digital Payment and Emerging Country) Finance team, supporting payment financial planning & analysis in emerging countries. This exciting, fast paced, high visibility role allows you to gain deep knowledge of the P&L, financial and business metrics as well as the opportunity to influence Product, Sales and Marketing strategies. This role collaborates closely with the business team, product team, CP finance team and leadership to shape strategy and translate that plan into financial outlooks.

The person will be part of a team responsible for long and short-term financial planning, monthly and quarterly P&L, and providing analytical support for Senior Business Management. This position requires a candidate with strong communication and leadership skills. A portion of the time will be spent on ad hoc analyses to support the growing business needs and new business initiatives. 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 an ambiguous, 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 financial modeling skills, including excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, and SQL

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

  • 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 Seattle but may start as a virtual role until restrictions are lifted

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