Amazon UK

Finance Manager, Advertising Finance

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
22 Sep 2023
22 Oct 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
Amazon Advertising operates at the intersection of advertising and eCommerce and offers a rich array of innovative advertising solutions across Amazon's mobile and desktop websites, proprietary devices and DSP solutions.

We are breaking fresh ground and pioneering a crucial platform for future Amazon growth. We are entrepreneurial and have a bias for action with a broad mandate to experiment and innovate.

The Advertising Sales organization is comprised of business leaders, sellers, and creative and operational teams. The successful candidate will help drive revenue-generating projects, conduct opportunity assessments, and shape overall sales strategy.

The successful candidate will be an experienced and highly motivated individual who will partner with the Head of Advertising Sales, UK as well as other senior leaders across the organization.

The role requires an individual with exceptional analytical abilities, outstanding communication skills and business acumen, and an ability to partner with others to build solutions. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, have strong attention to detail, and an ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

Key job responsibilities

The Finance Manager's overall responsibility is the controllership, analysis, planning, forecasting, and reporting for the UK Advertising businesses.

Key job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Support Advertising Sales teams and the wider business, proactively developing forward-looking projects to scale the business

• Act as trusted partner to the Advertising Sales teams in making optimal business decisions and highlighting critical blockers, risks, and opportunities that impact ability to meet quarterly/annual goals.

• Drive performance improvements across the Advertising Sales organization and build the foundation for it to scale. This will include evaluating revenue optimization opportunities, strategic programs to enhance productivity, process redesign, and financial reporting & analysis.

• Assist with co-authoring highly visible and strategic business reporting to senior management.

• Use data systems such as Salesforce, SQL, and Tableau to identify insights and surface to management.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

London, GBR


- Experience in finance roles.

- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Commerce or similar discipline with analytical bias.

- Experience with statistical analysis, financial analysis and customer/product segmentation.


- MBA or Post Graduate Degree in relevant field.

- Advanced Excel modelling and SQL skills.

- Experience working in cross-functional teams.

- Experience solving complex and large-scale pricing problems and applications.

- Ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment.

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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