Amazon UK

Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Sep 2020
Closes
25 Sep 2020
Ref
1282872
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Description:
Amazon is seeking a highly analytical and resourceful Finance 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 (https://youtu.be/en5YqrtBGvY). 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, driving projects independently, and successfully delivering within the agreed timelines.

Key responsibilities:
• Providing analysis against budgets and previous periods, identifying risks and opportunities, and effectively communicating results to senior leadership in order to influence and support tactical and strategic business decisions; ensuring that timely and accurate metrics and forecasts are created and maintained
• Driving continuous improvement and standardization of processes, including implementation of best practices and automation initiatives, collaborating with technology teams
• Supporting month-end close and financial operating planning, demonstrating finance acumen and ability to quickly adopt to different business needs
• Working on continuously improving controllership framework to evaluate and measure efficiency of our spend, developing metrics and reports to provide controllership to new programs, proactively identifying and leading cost reduction initiatives

• 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.

Basic Qualifications:
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
BA/BS in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or other fields with analytical focus (or equivalent qualification).

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience with logistics, supply chain or engineering
Previous finance business partnering experience including budget management and forecasting.
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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