Senior Financial Analyst - Grocery Delivery

Recruiter
Amazon
Location
New York, New York, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
23 Oct 2020
Closes
24 Oct 2020
Ref
1289295
Description:
How often have you had an opportunity to be an early member of a team that is tasked with disrupting a trillion dollar industry?
Who we are:
The Grocery/Go Finance organization is dedicated to help shape the long-term strategy and future of grocery, omni-channel and new physical store formats across Amazon.

Career Opportunities:
As we continue to grow, we are looking for individuals that enjoy a challenge and have a desire for professional growth opportunities and continuous learning. Experience in this team opens up several career opportunities across Amazon and within the broader Physical Stores Finance organization. Individuals in this role have advancement opportunities to support different businesses and multifunctional teams, to lead new programs and initiatives, and to manage larger teams within the company.
Team Exposure/Scope:
This role partners regularly with a broad range of finance and business leaders across the Physical Stores, Grocery and WW Operations organization, often at some of the most senior levels within the company.
Success in this role:
Everyone on the team needs to be entrepreneurial, wear many hats, and work in a highly collaborative environment that's more start-up than big company. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are critical in this role. The successful candidate has demonstrated the following abilities: they are a self-starter, they collaborate and influence business partners, support thoughtful decision-making in a rapidly-evolving and ambiguous environment and think long-term.
Key Responsibilities:
• Use solid financial knowledge and business acumen to build financial models, interpret data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations that deliver results, drive improvements, and influence leaders throughout Amazon. These decisions can have global impact.
• Delivers weekly/monthly financial close. Uses financial systems and advanced MSExcel functions to work with large data sets. Outputs plans, forecasts, budgets, and consolidations.
• Creates effective business partnerships, manages competing priorities, and provides guidance based on data analysis during unexpected events
• Uses active listening skills intuitively to communicate data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner. Adjusts style for various audiences to articulate complex finance issues clearly.
• Collects and analyzes quantitative data to develop relevant reports that drive cost reductions.
• Participates in hiring, developing, and mentoring peers and team members. Seeks and leverages diverse perspectives in all activities.
• Identifies opportunities to resolve defects proactively. Improves, scales, or simplifies finance tools across teams and organizations.
• Contributes to work life harmony by being a positive, collaborative, and effective influencer to new team members as an indicator of operations excellence.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (examples: SQL, Tableau, Essbase, Cognos) and other financial systems (examples: Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards)
• MBA and/or Professional certifications (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate)Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience including familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, variance analysis, data interpretation, and analysis
• Ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions
• Customer focus and professional demeanor
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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