Amazon UK

Senior Financial Analyst, Surface Transportation

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
11 Nov 2023
09 Dec 2023
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Have you ever ordered a product on Amazon and, when the box arrived, you wondered how it got to you so fast? Have you wondered where it came from and how much it cost Amazon to deliver it to you?

Surface Transportation (ST) is Amazon's "Middle Mile" delivery service, responsible for supporting how we move our packages to customers across the world. The ST network is undergoing quick growth and change on a global scale. Our teams are changing the way we interact with customers every single day and solving some of the biggest logistical issues facing not just Amazon, but the entire industry. ST is developing an innovative world-class Middle Mile operation with a portfolio of vehicles, and technology to deliver customers' packages on time and tailored to our ever-changing customer expectations. ST Finance teams partner closely with global cross-functional business and technology teams to support this rapidly expanding business; promoting controllership, innovation, productivity, and cost-effective operations across the network in a fast paced environment.

Our business is delivering smiles to our customers by ensuring on-time deliveries with the highest quality in a safe environment where people like to come to work every day. You will make history as you help build one of the largest carriers on the planet while having fun.


We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst that is excited to join a tech company that is constantly improving and re-imagining the logistics industry. Our candidate should be passionate about using data to solve big, complex and ambiguous problems. The candidate should be eager to continuously learn and improve their skills. You should be attentive to which details make all the difference.

As part of the ST Finance team, you will join a team that is motivated about numbers, data, and how to use them to generate insights and improve our business. We support and influence the ST organization by providing a holistic and financial perspective, we are the trusted business advisors. We collaborate with our partners to ensure leaders to have the most up to date and reliable information, and work with them to make sure ST is making the best possible decisions.

Key job responsibilities


• Leverage metrics to identify cost out opportunities by linking up operations and financials. Understands the details of the cost structure to make thoughtful judgement calls in ambiguous environments where data may be difficult to procure.

• Build trusted partnership with the business to influence and support tactical and strategic business decisions promoting business improvements and cost reductions. Communicates data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner. Your communications drive critical business actions.

• Identifies risks, evaluates impact, proposes changes, and implements improvements to remediate gaps. Identify opportunities and lead projects to streamline processes and reports

• Supervise and own the Financial and operational planning processes to produce a challenging/stretch/bold yet solid operational plan. Supervise and own all Month-end procedures including accruals and variance analysis between scenarios (actuals, Plan, Forecast...)

• Develop and mentor peers and team members, while promoting knowledge-sharing


• Autonomy to innovate and deliver new approaches

• Grow and collaborate in a fast-pace environment where every day is day one

• Learn from people and cooperate with a wide variety of professional backgrounds

• Ability to develop new skills and opportunities through lateral, geographical or functional moves

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

London, GBR


- 4+ years of finance or a related analytical field experience


- Knowledge of Tableau

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