Amazon UK

Senior Financial Analyst, Ads Demand Gen.

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
20 Jun 2022
19 Jul 2022
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Job summary
If you enjoy using analytical skills to shape strategy and build new initiatives from concept to full-scale operations, this role will be a perfect match.
Amazon Ads is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to collaborate with the Demand Generation team in charge of driving incremental revenue for the Ads business. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to develop new initiatives, create performance metrics, explore demand growth opportunities, shape demand growth strategies to maximize revenue, and evaluate financial impacts to support decision-making. This position will collaborate with business leaders on a daily basis and will be contributing to overall financial modeling and analysis during planning, business reviews, and provide business insights into key initiatives.

Key job responsibilities
• Model, analyze and forecast metrics and incremental revenue streams from new initiatives that drive demand generation and free cash flow.
• Identify and create business metrics to understand the operational and financial health of the business and drive improvement.
• Partner closely with business leaders to strategize and provide financial analysis to support business cases, evaluate demand growth opportunities and new initiatives, and perform ad-hoc projects and analysis as needed.
• Manage and execute entire projects or components of large projects from start to finish including project management, data gathering and analysis, problem solving, and clear communication of insights and recommendations.

A day in the life
Many assignments will be highly ambiguous and require an independent, intellectually curious individual with good judgement who can frame situations through multiple lenses including the advertising customer, the Ads business owner, and the financial investor. The successful candidate will be strategic in thinking, analytical in approach, and have a demonstrated ability to influence decisions through effective communication, financial analyses, logical reasoning, and the creation of alternatives.

About the team
Our broader Amazon Ads Marketing & Insights (M&I) finance department works closely with the business teams to analyze advertiser insights, validate financial results of investments and advertising product growth initiatives, and drive controllership across the organization.

Basic Qualifications:
5+ years of finance experience or a related analytical field.

Preferred Qualifications:
• MBA or Masters in Business, Economics, Mathematics or Statistics preferred
• Working knowledge of SQL, Cognos/TM1 and advanced Excel
• Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving
• Ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

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