Amazon UK

Finance Manager, Amazon Shipping

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
08 Jun 2023
10 Jun 2023
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Job role
Finance manager
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Job summary:

Amazon is seeking a Senior Finance Analyst or Finance Manager for its WW Amazon Shipping (SWA) finance org, an area that is integral to the Amazon flywheel. This person will be a leader in the Finance organization supporting the business initiatives related to SWA EU. This is a very high impact and high visibility role supporting the growing EU business as it seeks to scale through new marketplaces and demand streams. Person in this role have advancement opportunities to support different businesses and to lead programs or products.

Who we are:

Amazon's Marketplace services over 2 million Sellers, disrupting traditional notions of retail marketplace and connecting millions of businesses, big and small, to millions of Amazon Customers. The Marketplace business exceeds 50% of the total sales and each year, tens of thousands of businesses join the marketplace adding millions of new products. Sellers are a critical part of Amazons ecosystem to deliver on our vision of offering the earth's largest selection, lowest prices, and outstanding delivery experience.

Want to help build the finance team at the world's leading e-commerce company? Do you view problems as treasures, and are you willing to dive deep to develop those solutions and deliver results? Will you seek to challenge the status quo, and accept that your ideas and mechanisms may be tested daily?

Career Opportunities:

The ideal candidate will be primarily responsible for business partnering, decision support, financial modeling, controllership and operations cost reduction for our EU business, working closely with Product, Tech, Operations and Business Teams, as well as ATS and AMZL Finance teams. This person will partner with multiple stakeholders to provide timely analysis, insightful guidance, and financial leadership to this high-growth organization. This role requires extensive cross-functional partnership with various retail, transportation, and finance teams to identify best practices across the network and lead cost improvement efforts for operations. It also requires a self-starter mentality, exceptional stakeholder management capabilities and will stretch your leadership skills while also requiring you to digest the complexity of the Amazon transportation network to deliver process improvement.

Key job responsibilities

• Drive the core financial processes for the organisation including Annual Operating Plans, 3 year Strategic Plan, and Monthly/Quarterly Business Reviews

• Educate business partners on financial and non-financial trade-offs, and make thoughtful judgement calls in ambiguous environments where data may be scarce or difficult to procure.

• Partner with senior business leaders and develop operational metrics and goal setting to help the team improve performance

• Use active listening skills intuitively to communicate data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner. Adjust style for various audiences to articulate complex finance issues clearly. Your communications drive critical business decisions.

• Analyse ROI of different programs/initiatives and generate actionable insights from large amounts of data

• Have backbone, disagree and commit to foster constructive dialogues, harmonize conflicting views, resolve issues, and drive decisions.

• Exhibit social responsibility. Actively recruit bar-raising talent, continuously develop your team.


  • BA/BS in Finance, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or other fields with analytical focus
  • Fully-qualified ACCA/CIMA/CA or equivalent, with several years of relevant finance working experience, in a corporate finance or related analytical capacity, managing and influencing cross-functional relationships
  • Effective written and oral communication skills with the ability to concisely summarise relevant data and articulate complex results
  • Advanced Microsoft Office proficiency


  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • SQL, Cognos (or willingness to learn), alongside experience with other large-scale data mining and reporting tools
  • Previous experience with logistics, supply chain or engineering
  • Self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, prioritising workload towards multiple deadlines
  • Passion for diving into complex data and analysis to learn and deliver innovative customer-centric solutions

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