Amazon UK

Senior Finance Analyst - Network Design, EU GTS Finance

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 May 2022
Closes
08 Jun 2022
Ref
1949465
Approved employers
Approved employer
Description:
Job summary
Who we are:
Global Transportation Services sits at the center of Amazon's Outbound Transportation Supply Chain. The EU Network Design Finance team collaborates across the End to End Supply chain within Amazon from Placement, Fulfillment, Middle Mile, and Last Mile teams and Tech partners to ensure on time delivery, fast delivery speed, and ensuring transportation at the right cost structure. This role evaluates tradeoff decisions between Cost, Quality (DEA), and Sustainability to ensure our end-to-end (E2E) network is designed to optimize for each while maximizing Long Term Free Cash Flow (LTFCF).

Team Exposure/Scope:
Global Transportation Services seeks a Senior Finance Analyst who is a creative problem solver to support our growth while gaining significant Operations Finance experience. This role will work closely with cross-functional business and finance leaders End to End with Operations and partnering with Consumer to improve our transportation portfolio ensuring investments deliver the proper ROI.

Growth in this role:
The ideal candidate has demonstrated the following abilities: you influence business owners, support thoughtful decision-making, and adapt to a rapidly evolving environment. You collaborate with various business units across Amazon with excellent verbal and written communication skills. You quickly learn operations to understand economics and key financial drivers, and gain proficiency with Amazon data systems in order to conduct efficient analyses to reduce cost, while exercising controllership and improving the customer experience.

Key job responsibilities
• Use solid financial knowledge and business insight to build cost modelling for Speed, Sustainability, and Quality tradeoff decisions.
• Creates effective business partnerships, handles complex priorities, and provides guidance based on data analysis during unexpected events.
• Uses active listening skills intuitively to communicate data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner. Adjusts style for various audiences to articulate complex finance issues clearly.
• Collects and analyzes quantitative data to develop relevant reports/metrics that enable Speed and Sustainability growth goals.
• Participates in hiring, developing, and mentoring peers and team members. Seeks and leverages diverse perspectives in all activities.

Basic Qualifications:
• BA/BS in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, - Mathematics or other fields with analytical focus
• Strong written and oral communication skills with an ability to concisely summarize relevant data and convey results by effectively articulating complex messages
• Intermediate or advance proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous experience with logistics, supply chain or engineering
• Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (examples: SQL, MS Access, Essbase, Cognos) and other financial systems (examples: Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards)
• MBA or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate)

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