Amazon UK

FINANCE ANALYST, AMAZON FREIGHT EU

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
25 May 2024
Closes
30 May 2024
Ref
2651796
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Amazon Freight Europe is seeking a highly analytical and resourceful Finance Analyst to join the Amazon Freight Finance team to support us as we externalise the freight business, designing and delivering a world class freight experience for our customers. We are continuously innovating on behalf of Amazon customers to deliver larger selection quicker and at lower prices. In this role, you will drive profitability and customer experience by directly influencing the development, planning, and execution of our transportation network (https://youtu.be/en5YqrtBGvY).

The role will require quickly learning operations to grasp the big picture in order to develop financial metrics. As part of this you will need to communicate clearly and succinctly with business leaders to influence decisions with data, working across Europe and North America you will partner closely with Product, Program, Operations, and Commercial leaders to drive profitability, proactively solving the challenges and opportunities that this creates.

In this impactful role, you will be the finance partner for Amazon Freight's full truck load business, collaborating with business stakeholders to ensure our investments are a success. Additionally, you will own automation and reporting for finance driving long-term quality and efficiency improvements. Your insights and analyses will directly influence senior management decisions, guiding our path towards sustainable growth as we continue to rapidly scale.

You are a person who enjoys operating in a dynamic, fast changing environment. You are able to process complex and, at times, ambiguous data, identifying and addressing key risks and helping operations to develop efficient customer centric solutions. You thrive in an ambiguous environment and are comfortable to educate your business partners to succeed in this space.

To succeed, you will need to quickly familiarise yourself with operations, gaining a holistic understanding of our business. Your ability to communicate effectively, delivering clear and succinct messages, will be indispensable as you engage with key stakeholders to influence decisions. Your willingness to respectfully challenge your stakeholders, backed by compelling data-driven arguments, will ensure that decisions are anchored in sound judgment and aligned with our overarching goals.

Key job responsibilities

This position requires a broad set of skills to be successful, that range from high level strategic thinking to deep-dive analytical problem solving. Specifically:

• Collaborate with business partners to substantiate process improvements through data analysis

• Design metrics and business review documents guiding the operations team through execution

• Draft and present key documents to leadership, taking an idea from inception to implementation

• Dive deep into the processes and cost drivers to enhance operating productivity

About the team

At Amazon Freight, we blend advanced technology with Amazon's network of 6,500+ owned trailers and 13,000+ trusted carrier partners across UK & EU to move freight-simply and reliably. We apply the same customer obsession that we are known for in the consumer business to the Business to Business segment, aiming to partner with our customers to meet the demands of today while helping to navigate the road ahead. The team is diverse and intercultural with passionate members with a team-focused attitude. Across Amazon, we have committed to reach net-zero carbon by 2040, ten years ahead of the Paris Agreement and we take this commitment seriously in Amazon Freight too. We're not there yet but if this sounds interesting, maybe you can help us get there.

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

London, GBR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelors Degree or equivalent financial work experience

• Proven ability to solve complex problems and perform root cause analyses

• Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Previous experience with logistics or supply chain

• Experience in a fast growing or start-up environment

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