Amazon UK

Head of Finance EU AMZL - FPA

Amazon UK
London, United Kingdom
01 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
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Amazon is seeking a Senior Finance Manager to join the EU Operations Finance team working in Amazon Logistics, AMZL. This role is a highly visible position supporting our central Amazon Logistics team in the EU AMZL Finance Planning and Supply Chain team.

Amazon Logistics is Amazon's own internal Last Mile Transportation carrier. This is a very high profile and busy role which will allow the successful candidate to have a direct impact on driving the future of Amazon Logistics world-class operations network.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with many internal customers both in Operations and Technology at all levels of the organization. If you are someone who has shown success analyzing dynamic business opportunities and building plans to bring them to reality we would like to speak with you.

The candidate should be comfortable driving deadlines, innovation and improvement among various teams.

The role is part of the AMZL EU Amazon Logistics Finance team with broad responsibility and promises a fulfilling career prospect for the candidate. The scale of the business and the pace of change requires dynamic thinkers who are comfortable facing challenges and working to tight deadlines.

Job responsibilities will include:
• Developing metrics and coordinating reporting for EU Amazon Logistics Last Mile transportation network
• Driving reporting and analytics from a systematic and technological approach, leveraging existing systems and thinking of opportunities for new developments.
• Coordinating and ensuring that financial system inputs are accurate and consistent across all countries in the EU.
• Presenting and facilitating weekly, monthly and business plan reporting to senior leaders within the organization
• Acting as a point of contact to other Amazon businesses to facilitate the understanding of the EU's financial and operational position
• Coordinating and supporting the creation of financial plans for the EU business.
• Partnering with various finance and operations stakeholders across Amazon to communicate the EU's financial position and provide insight into the EU's operations
• Partnering with technology and other external Amazon teams on product and process improvements to support the EU operations business
• Monitoring and analyzing transportation spend vs forecast and communicate the position to senior leaders
• Supporting new product and special project development with financial analysis and reporting
• Ensure financial system inputs are consistent, up-to-date and accurate.
• Develop and maintain efficient communication processes to ensure smooth and consistent flow of information between Amazon transportation owners within the EU and Seattle.


• Experience in finance and accounting
• Degree in Finance, Computer Science, Engineering or other quantitative area or other degree with equivalent experience.
• Exceptional communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and levels of management
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
• Understanding of finance issues in an operational environment of rapid growth
• Industry experience in e-commerce, distribution, retail, or any other state of the art Supply Chain/Logistics industrial company
• Demonstrated experience of successfully driving complex, milestone driven projects and carrying out changes across multi-country entities.
• Ability to think both analytically and strategically - to go beyond the numbers and to think logically about underlying business issues.
• Strong PC modeling skills including advanced proficiency in MS Excel. SQL experience is advantageous.
• Experience of leading a team of high performers


• Previous experience with logistics, supply chain or engineering
• Previous experience managing geographically remote teams
• MBA or other advance degree
• Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MS Access, Essbase, Cognos, etc.)

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