Amazon UK

Transport Operations Financial Analyst

Amazon UK
London, United Kingdom
22 Sep 2020
25 Sep 2020
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Amazon is seeking a highly analytical and resourceful Financial Analyst to support our EU Middle Mile transportation network, ATS. 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 ( The role will require quickly learning operations to understand economics and key financial drivers, and gaining proficiency with Amazon data systems in order to conduct efficient analyses. You will be working closely with business partners, stakeholders, and other finance teams across transportation, fulfilment, supply chain, and technology teams to reduce cost, while improving customer experience. 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. In your previous role(s), you have been successfully managing multiple priorities, proactively and clearly communicating with key stakeholders, and successfully delivering within the agreed timelines.

Key Responsibilities:
• Supporting month-end close and financial planning, ensuring accurate and timely delivery
• Demonstrating strong drive to learn and an ability to earn trust of your team and business partners
• Focusing on controllership, driving continuous improvement and standardization of processes, including implementation of best practices and automation initiatives, collaborating with technology teams
• Developing metrics and reports to provide controllership to new programs
• Driving cost reduction initiatives
• Working with a variety of data sources, being able to identify incomplete or inaccurate data, identifying root causes, escalating discrepancies, partnering on the resolution and executing fixes
• Building forecasting models, concisely communicating results to senior leadership to influence and support tactical and strategic business decisions
• Preparing concise documents, tailored to various levels of stakeholders, and collaborating with operations' leaders and other teams

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.


• BA/BS in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or other fields with analytical focus
• A self-starter that thrives in a dynamic environment
• Analytical, with a passion for learning and delivering innovative customer centric solutions
• Strong English language written and oral communication skills with an ability to concisely summarize relevant data and convey results by effectively articulating complex messages
• Intermediate or advance proficiency with Microsoft Excel


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

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