Amazon UK

Financial Analyst

Amazon UK
London, United Kingdom
16 Sep 2020
15 Oct 2020
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Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Opening date: 22nd July 2020
Closing date: 20th August 2020

At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history.
The Supply Chain Optimization Technologies (SCOT) Finance team is seeking a Financial Analyst to support the Inventory Placement team. This is a global team of operations research scientists, economists, machine learning specialists, software developers, and product managers who lead the industry in the development of innovative algorithms and optimization strategies to maximize long term profitability of Amazon's Supply Chain. Amazon operates the most complex supply chain in the world, delivering billions of packages to hundreds of millions of homes and businesses annually. This person will partner with multiple stakeholders to provide timely analysis, insightful guidance, and financial leadership to this high-growth organization. This role requires extensive cross-functional partnership with various transportation, product, tech, and finance teams to identify achieve cost reduction targets and improve our systems with SCOT.

Key Responsibilities:

• Expertise in collecting, analyzing and managing
quantitative data and creating meaningful analyses
to lead business improvement and cost reductions
• Conduct cost-benefit and NPV analyses of
products, programs, and features
• Develop and maintain key reporting metrics and
build forecast models
• Partner across Operations, Product, and Tech
teams to drive continuous improvement in financial
and operational performance
• Drive variance analysis against budgets, identify
risks and opportunities
• Ensure timely and accurate metrics and forecasts
are created and maintained


• Will have a Masters in either Finance or Accounting
• Experience and familiarity with SQL, Cognos (TM1), Microsoft Office and Python
• Strong track record of business partnership
• Demonstrated financial acumen and analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of business impact and results
• Must show evidence of using data to inform decisions
• Must have a demonstrable track record of delivering results
• Must demonstrate fluency in English language both written and verbal


• Ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment
• Highly analytical and detail oriented
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
• Ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions


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