Amazon UK

Senior Financial Analyst

Amazon UK
London, United Kingdom
21 Aug 2020
20 Sep 2020
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Amazon's Prime Video is a premium on-demand video entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch from popular Prime Original TV shows (made by Amazon Studios) such as The Grand Tour, Jack Ryan and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Prime Original Movies like the Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. The service also offers TV shows that are exclusively available for Prime members in each country such as American Gods, Vikings and Outlander, and more recently live sport including the US Open tennis from 2018 and Premier League games from 2019. Prime Video is at the forefront of the entertainment industry and growing fast, now available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. We work in a dynamic, and exciting environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on...

The Prime Video European Finance team seeks a Senior Finance Analyst to support Prime Video strategy and performance in Europe. The role will partner with marketing teams and support optimizing impact from campaign spend to drive growth across our European business. The role would suit a commercially astute and highly analytical finance professional who is comfortable working with large volumes of data but also able to see the bigger picture.

Responsibilities may include:
• Partnering with European marketing teams, providing analytical insight and influencing decision making at the strategic and campaign level
• Mapping drivers of marketing performance from high level brand drivers through to customer engagement with our content
• Identifying and sourcing the right KPIs for measuring performance, leveraging internal and external data sources
• Monitoring campaigns and initiatives, measuring the impact on business metrics and calculating financial efficiency
• Evaluating proposals for new initiatives and campaigns
• Supporting periodic budgeting and target setting processes
• Preparing reports and documentation for recurring leadership review meetings


Basic qualifications
• Minimum of Bachelor's degree
• Relevant finance accounting qualification (ACA, CIMA, ACCA). Experience in an analytically focused role within a commercial or consultancy setting.
• Excellent analytical skills, a passion for metrics and data, and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the bigger commercial picture
• Possess strong communication and stakeholder management skills
• Strong report writing skills
• Demonstrated expertise with building financial models and processes using MS Excel
• Has a superior attention to detail and an appetite to dive into details


Preferred qualifications
• Knowledge of SQL, plus data visualization packages such as Tableau/QuickSight is an advantage
• Demonstrated bias for action and ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects
• Comfortable working in cross-functional teams and often in an ambiguous environment
• Ability to invent and simplify processes and put in place tools to create efficiency and automation
• Strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication skills
• Ambitious, want to succeed and be part of a great team

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