Amazon UK

Senior Commercial Finance Analyst, Amazon Advertising Europe

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
06 Apr 2024
04 May 2024
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Amazon seeks a Senior Financial Analyst to be part of its growing European Amazon Advertising business. Amazon Advertising operates at the intersection of advertising and ecommerce and offers advertisers 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.

Senior Financial Analyst joining the European Amazon Advertising Yield and Pricing team is an experienced and highly motivated individual who will manage core aspects of ad pricing including price modelling, upfront program management and driving strategic initiatives. This is a unique opportunity to develop and implement pricing for ad packages consisting of placements across Amazon solutions. The role will work closely with sales and product teams to maximize monetization of Amazon's webpages and devices. Day to day activities include reviewing product performance and adoption, identifying opportunities for improving performance, striking the right balance between unit price and sell through, creating performance metrics that demonstrate the value of the products and monitoring compliance and adoption across the organization, including international locales.

This role requires an individual with excellent analytical abilities as well as outstanding business acumen. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, with strong attention to detail, and an ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

Primary responsibilities include:

- Establish pricing for our ads business to maximize total monetization by setting optimal pricing.

- Support upfront negotiations with Sales and Product leaders.

- Initiatives management, tracking and regular reporting of initiatives.

- Manage and execute 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.

- Contribute with deep-dive analyses and insights in Quarterly and Monthly Business Reviews.

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

London, GBR


- Bachelor's degree in engineering, statistics or business, or a Bachelor's degree and experience in quantitative role (engineering, process re-engineering, quality assurance)

- Experience in tax, finance or a related analytical field

- Experience in financial modeling, P&L management or analysis


- MBA, or CPA

- Knowledge of Tableau

- Experience participating in continuous improvement projects in your team to scale and improve controllership with measurable results

- Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (examples: SQL, MS Access, Essbase, Cognos) and other financial systems (examples: Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards)

- Experience applying key financial performance indicators (KPIs) to analyses

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