Amazon UK

Commercial Finance Analyst, UK Retail

Amazon UK
London, United Kingdom
08 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
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DESCRIPTION opened its virtual doors in October 1998 and strives to be the world's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything that they might want to buy online. Originally known as a bookseller, has dramatically expanded its range over the years to offer everything from DVD's to MP3's, Toys to Tools, Clothing to Computers and so much more.

Based in Shoreditch, the Finance Analyst partners closely with category leaders to drive high impact at through its strategic, financial, and operational plans. You will solve problems and drive initiatives that delight our customers, whilst leading the controllership of your category's business and financial mechanisms.

Key responsibilities include:
- Direct business partner for Treasure truck business teams, with additional responsibilities of UK global store business
- Full P&L ownership- analysis of the financial outputs, connecting them with the underlying input drivers and translating them into insights to inform and execute business decisions.
- Impact and influence at a senior level to ensure business controls and add value.
- Communication with Amazon leadership in UK, Luxembourg and Seattle.
- Contribution to planning, forecasting and reporting Profit/Loss and working capital metrics.
- Decision support analysis of underlying data to support negotiating of commercial terms of contractual / vendor relationships
- Supporting and influencing internal customer groups in all finance and accounting matters including budgeting, forecasting, expense tracking and control.

In return, we will offer you a competitive salary, stock units, and other excellent benefits including healthcare. You will also have the opportunity to develop a rewarding career with one of the UK's leading online retailers.

Amazon is an equal opportunities 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. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.


-Minimum of Bachelor's degree.
-Relevant finance qualification (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) or MBA
-4+ years finance experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility
-Innovative and commercial
-Must be comfortable working in cross-functional teams
-Possess strong communication and persuasion skills.
-Has a superior attention to detail
-Excellent analytical skill, a passion for metrics and figures, and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
-Strong bias for action, including the ability to juggle multiple priorities
-Strong skills in accessing and using analytical tools and modeling
-Strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication
-Ambitious, want to succeed and be part of a great team.


Strong commercial experience within a business partnering role, preferably within FMCG / Retail environments.

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