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Senior Financial Analyst, NA Consumer FP&A

Senior Financial Analyst, NA Consumer FP&A

Job ID 
651029
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
4/12/2018

Job Description

At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth, and to get there we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. The North America Consumer Finance team has an immediate opening for a Senior Financial Analyst to support North America Consumer Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A). This role will expand reporting and analysis of the North America Consumer business, with a large opportunity for business impact, and improve efficiency and customer experience through automation, process improvements, and defects prevention.

The successful candidate will work closely with a variety of stakeholders, including retail finance controllers, other FP&A teams, operations, supply chain, and the senior Consumer and Consumer Finance leadership teams. Candidates should have experience working in high visibility roles and be comfortable presenting to senior leadership. A polished professional presence and the ability to influence is critical. Candidates will also have strong business judgment and an interest in understanding consumer behavior. This position will require ad-hoc projects and analysis as needed.

Responsibilities include:
  • Create, maintain and standardize corporate profitability and metric reports that will be used by executive leadership.
  • Build and enhance financial models used to forecast and report the company’s financial results and other key business metrics, including all areas of fixed and variable costs.
  • Compile and review financial results and plans and communicate results to company leaders.
  • Produce ad-hoc reports and assist in various projects.
  • Present ad hoc business analysis and recommendations to senior management.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or a related field.
  • 5+ years of relevant finance experience.
  • Advanced analytic skills and a demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models, variance analysis, and problem solving.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams, dive deep into the details and being able to communicate key metrics to senior management in a timely manner.
  • Strong analytic, financial modeling and reporting skills.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
  • The preferred candidate will demonstrate attention to detail, the ability to deal with ambiguity, and can work successfully and effectively on cross-functional teams.
  • Comfortable with large volumes of complex data and presenting their findings to senior management.
  • Ability to use SQL is preferred.
  • Experience and ability to use Essbase, Cognos, or similar tools.
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