Amazon UK

Senior Financial Analyst, DCGS EMEA Finance team

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
16 Jun 2022
16 Jul 2022
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Job summary

Do you have a passion for partnering with operations to drive strategic business decisions? Do you enjoy working across functions to develop recommendations based operational performance, regional dynamics, and macro-economic trends? Do you enjoy having a seat at the table for all matters that impact your business? If so, this is the role for you!

AWS Data Center Construction Finance seeks a results-oriented Senior Financial Analyst to partner with our construction teams to deliver data center capacity for our customers on-time, and on budget. The successful candidate will work closely with a variety of stakeholders across functions (construction, engineering, program managers, supply chain, data center operations, other finance teams) to drive projects and initiatives where they can demonstrate their strong judgment, and leadership. This role requires a self-starter who can leverage their analytical skills and attention to detail to drive the business while maintaining financial controllership. This role also has regular interaction with senior business partners, therefore, requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Responsibilities include:
• Serve as part of the regional leadership team responsible for delivering high quality and robust decisions with favorable business outcomes.
• Become subject matter expert for data center construction including cost drivers, pertinent technology, vendors, customers served, and regional nuances.
• Establish annual/monthly performance targets, analyze variances to plan, and communicate key messages to senior leadership.
• Pinpoint defects or waste in processes, and drive new processes and automation to eliminate the defects and prevent them from recurring.
• Identify and lead cost savings initiatives.
• Data center capital expenditure approvals.
• Support forecasting and month end activities across the team and specific regions
• Identify opportunities to improve on the tools and processes to support finance team and our business partners

Basic Qualifications:
• BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Math, and Computer Science).
• Minimum 5 years of finance experience, OR master's degree and 3 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Solid business judgment and controllership focus.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, and partner cross-functionally.
• Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload.
• Strong excel modeling skills.
• MBA or similar degree is preferred.

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