Senior Financial Analyst - Robotics

21 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time


Amazon seeks a Senior Financial Analyst within the Amazon Robotics Finance team to partner with the Amazon Robotics organization located in Seattle.

Worldwide Ops Robotics is responsible for the development of global robotics solutions that improve the safety and productivity of our operations. This position is located in Seattle, WA.
The Senior Financial Analyst will have the opportunity to work on strategic initiatives to increase the level of deployed technology, increase the fulfillment network customer adoption and help achieve strategic financial performance goals. An ideal candidate will have a proven ability in thinking strategically, working in an ambiguous environment, solving ambiguous and complex problems, and financial modelling. Additional responsibilities include business and financial forecasting, determination and monitoring of success metrics, key financial support for operational and strategic reviews, and ad–hoc financial support.

Responsibilities include:
?? Partnering with senior leaders in Worldwide Ops Robotics, WW Ops Finance, and Operations.
?? Creating, improving, and maintaining financial models to evaluate automated workcells.
?? Gathering analytical insights and developing financial frameworks to help grow profitability and expand our reach in global environment.
?? Participating in the core financial processes for the organization including Annual Operating Plans, 3 year Strategic Plan, Long Range Plan and Monthly/Quarterly Business Reviews.
?? Completing cost / benefit analyses and communicate key drivers / inputs to support business decisions.
?? Performing financial reporting, deep project analyses, and financial modeling.
?? Facilitating financial review meetings with business groups and work with business managers to ensure effective finance and cost management.
?? Creating, improving, and maintaining financial metrics, reports and scorecards.
?? Communicating financial and business results including variance analyses to senior business leaders.


?? BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
?? 5+ years relevant experience in positions that require analysis and reporting financial results
?? Required proficiency in Excel (macros, index, conditional list, arrays, pivots, lookups)
?? Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience delivering forecasting, variance analysis, and data interpretation of results
?? Advanced experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis
?? Experience performing financial reporting, deep project analysis and financial modeling


?? MBA and/or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate) + relevant experience
?? Experience in a operations/manufacturing environment
?? Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions and demonstrated experience managing such mechanisms to an end result
?? Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast–paced, dynamic, ever–growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi–tasking skills are vital
?? Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and senior levels of management
?? Experience working with large–scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MSAccess, Essbase and/or Cognos) and other financial systems (i.e. Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards), providing solutions based on results of ad hoc analyses to senior management for strategic decision–making

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity–Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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