Amazon UK

Commercial Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Mar 2021
Ref
1418804
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Description:
At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. Operations is at the heart of what we do, delivering hundreds of thousands of packages each day and fulfilling customer orders from all over the world. Amazon is seeking a Commercial Finance Business Partner to own critical functions within this rapidly growing organization.

**This role can also be located in Luxembourg**

A Commercial Finance Business Partner for Amazon Shipping will work on innovative new transportation initiatives, with a focus on business partnering, strategic decision support, financial controllership and cost reduction and provide timely analysis and insightful guidance to this high-growth organization. The Finance Business Partner will also own long term strategic planning, annual planning, variance analysis for monthly/quarterly business reviews, and ad-hoc projects and analysis as needed.
• Identify and develop key business opportunities and improve efficiency while balancing customer promise
• Develop & own all aspects of financial management for a new business startup including financial models (ROI analysis), accounting requirements, tax/legal requirements, pricing, and profitability analytics.
• Create meaningful analyses by collecting, analyzing and coordinating quantitative data that result in business improvements and cost reductions
• Partner across Operations and Retail to promote continuous improvement in financial and operational performance that maximize Amazon's long term free cash flow.
• Own the annual operational planning process and development of the three year strategic plan. Coordinate variance analysis against budgets for the network, identify risks and opportunities.
• Ensure timely and accurate metrics and forecasts are created and maintained.

Basic Qualifications:
• BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or similar degree

Preferred Qualifications:
• Solid ability to build and coordinate financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving
• Good ability to work with business partners to deliver results, including the ability to persuade with data. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
• An eye towards continuous process improvement, including the ability to innovate and simplify both finance and operational processes.
• Strong verbal and written communication and stakeholder management skills
• MBA preferred

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