Amazon UK

Amazon Fresh Stores FP&A Finance Analyst

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
18 Jan 2022
22 Jan 2022
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Job summary
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Interested in joining a new exciting venture? Curious to be at the heart of where innovation meets customer obsession? Recently launched in the UK, Amazon Fresh Stores (AFSI) is the first convenience grocery store to offer Just Walk Out Technology in the UK. Our checkout-free shopping experience is made possible by our Just Walk Out (JWO) Technology, which automatically detects when products are taken from, or returned to the shelves, and keeps track of them in a virtual cart. When you're done shopping, you can just leave the store. Shortly after, we'll charge your Amazon account and send you a receipt. Designed and custom-built by Amazonians, JWO uses a variety of technologies including computer vision, sensor fusion, and advanced machine learning. Innovation is part of our DNA! We are incredibly proud of our selection too. We offer a mix of everyday essentials, local favorites and seasonal items we think you'll want and love, all at great prices. We're also excited to offer delicious ready-to-eat and ready-to-heat meals. Our goal is to be Earth's most customer-centric company and we are just getting started. We are looking for people who want to join an ambitious, innovative and customer obsessed program.

The Amazon Fresh Stores Finance team is looking for talented Finance Analyst to help deliver robust and structured reporting, improve the planning modelling and implement processes that are well understood and communicated throughout the organisation. The growth of the business and the increasing complexity driven by new launches and services make this role an exciting, interesting and challenging proposition. Expect to get involved in supporting new projects and initiatives, driving performance, building plans for the future, as well as managing regular reporting and forecasting. You will provide leadership on the right financial controllership to ensure the results of the business are properly recorded and the assets of the business protected.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and will be a creative and analytical problem solver.

Key job responsibilities
• Building and managing reporting to support the business
• Supporting with business planning and forecasting processes
• Supporting with business case analysis of new opportunities
• Working in conjunction with the North America and other EU FP&A teams to drive best practice and consistent processes.
• Supporting internal customer groups in all finance matters including budgeting, forecasting and control.
• Provide and communicate reporting and analysis to senior stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Business, Engineering or a related discipline.
• Previous experience in positions requiring analysis and reporting financial results.
• Proven expertise in finance management, evaluation, and swift analysis: you always deliver meaningful business reporting.
• You can employ root cause analysis to identify issues quickly, while uncovering their causes.
• Demonstrated analytical, financial acumen in delivering forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis, as well as data interpretation of business impact and results.
• Advanced proficiency in MS Excel (including VBA)
• You have experience of working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (e.g. SQL, MS Access, Essbase and/or Cognos), alongside other financial systems (e.g. Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards).

Preferred Qualifications:
• Problem solving and root cause analysis ability, combined with confident communication skills for conveying your conclusions.
• You're highly analytical, detail-oriented and bring a strong sense of business acumen: you have a track record of managing new ideas and creative solutions.
• You can manage and prioritize your workload in a fast-paced, high-growth, occasionally ambiguous environment.

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