Amazon UK

Senior Financial Analyst, EU Mass Vendor Relations

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Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
02 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
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Amazon seeks a Senior Finance Analyst to partner with the EU Mass Vendor Relations (MVR). The MVR program uses technology to onboard new vendors and manage Amazon's vendor relationships at scale. As "Earth's most customer-centric company," Amazon aims to offer the largest possible online selection, and MVR is a business dedicated to this vision. The MVR team is an EU-wide cross category sales team 100% dedicated to identifying and recruiting medium and small vendors in the most automated and scalable way possible. In addition, MVR also facilitates analysis, reporting and planning of all Amazon EU Selection, working across retail teams. The mission of the business team is to fully own the relationship with medium and small vendors across the EU by building tools and systems that help these vendors create selection faster for the retail platform and overall improving vendor experience with technology.

The job can be located in Madrid, Milan, Munich, London or Luxembourg.

As a Senior Financial Analyst you will help drive the business strategy for this team in the years to come. This position is a critical partner to the MVR leadership team, and will have responsibility for creating new processes, reporting, forecasting and analysis. You will take ownership for the P&L across geographies and product categories and implement profitability improvement initiatives. In addition, you will work closely with senior analysts across Europe, educating them on the business strategy of these businesses and driving transparency. The successful candidate will need to be analytical, and have the demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.

Primary responsibilities:
- Develop and own the financial planning process including suggesting new ways to better measure the businesses
- Build tools and systems to support EU scope ad-hoc business analysis and present recommendations to senior management on strategic decisions
- Automate reporting including working with global tech teams to develop automated best in class reporting
- Collaborate with Pan-EU business teams on reporting, analysis and projects to increase transparency and build trust.
- Implement projects to drive business profitability while balancing the need to invest in future growth
- Setting up financial audit processes to monitor and minimize business risk and improve controllership.

Basic qualifications
• Communication: Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
• Analytical mindset: Ability to derive and use fact based analysis to make decisions and have strong technical and problem solving skills
• Experience: 5+ years of relevant experience, ideally working in a fast paced environment
• Dealing with ambiguity: Comfort with dealing with ambiguity and working autonomously
• Excel skills: Advanced excel skills
• SQL skills
• Deadline driven, team player, with strong customer focus

Preferred qualifications
• Experience with Data Warehouse and COGNOS is a plus
• The ability to self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment with competing deadlines
• A successful track record of continuously driving simplification in processes and improving tools

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