Amazon UK

Finance Analyst - EU Emerging, EU Marketing Finance

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
25 Jun 2022
20 Jul 2022
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Job summary
The European Emerging Marketing Finance team has an opening for an experienced, highly analytical individual to join our team as a Finance Analyst.

We're looking for a collaborative and forward-thinking person to join our Europe -wide team. In this key role, you will be the finance partner and trusted advisor to a key strategic area of the business - EU Emerging, ensuring that the drivers of performance are well understood, providing your business partners with actionable insights, performing forecasts and building strategic plans. Just like a CFO of a business, you will act as a go to person for all finance related questions for your business area. Your role will involve close collaboration with various EU and US based marketing, business and finance teams.

Finance is all about the numbers...unless you work at Amazon; it is about knowing the numbers and so much more. As finance leaders, we're not just a reporting function, but a core part of the business, developing strong partnerships and creating value through insightful analyses. If you want to be a part of a fast moving, dynamic initiative then this is the role for you!

Core responsibilities for this role include:
  • Act as a business partner to your designated marketing area, by collaborating with the business on analysis and insight generation to support decision making
  • Own and evolve the investment framework for your business area; assess business cases and support business development within your channel
  • Lead regular business reviews (weekly, monthly and quarterly) and deep dive into performance drivers where necessary
  • Build accurate forecasts, lead business and strategic plans for your area
  • Regularly interact with Directors and senior leadership to explain the performance of your channel and to suggest areas of improvement
  • Develop ad-hoc business analysis and strategies, and present recommendations to senior management

Basic Qualifications:
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to take initiative and self-start
  • Ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis and problem solving.
  • Strong analytical skills and a passion for generating insights from large amounts of data
  • Bias for action, including the ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • A strong academic background combined with a degree qualification

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Former experience in a business partnering role would be of benefit
  • ICAS/ACA/MBA/CIMA or similar professional qualifiation
  • Knowledge of SQL/PowerPivot/Cognos an advantage

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