Amazon UK

Sr Business Analyst - Finance & Strategy Alexa

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
01 May 2021
Closes
31 May 2021
Ref
1389891
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
DESCRIPTION
Alexa is the name of the Amazon cloud-based voice service that powers Echo, the groundbreaking new Amazon device designed around your voice. Echo is always ready - just ask for information, music, news, weather, and more. Our vision is to build a computer in the cloud that is completely controlled by your voice.

We are looking for a Sr. Business Analyst (Finance & Strategy) to provide cross functional leadership developing key financial models and insights to inform strategic decisions including device and usage forecast. In this highly visible role, you will build models to analyze data, make sense of the forecasts and explain what it all means to key stakeholders (technical and business).

The successful candidate will be expert at analyzing large data sets, have exemplary communication skills and experience communicating at the most senior level. The candidate will need to be a self-starter, very comfortable with ambiguity in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, and able to think big while paying careful attention to detail.

Responsibilities
• Drive forecasting process across the fiscal calendar involving multiple cross-functional teams
• Enable effective decision making by retrieving and aggregating data from multiple sources and compiling it into a digestible and actionable format
• Derive insights from customer feedback and usage data and translate into actionable insights
• Define requirements for forecasting accuracy and efficiency, via inputs from regional teams and delivery through global functions
• Partner with stakeholders including finance, BI, CRM teams to identify opportunities and business requirements for forecasting systems, process improvement, and technology innovation/automation

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• MBA or MS degree in a quantitative field (e.g. engineering, finance, economics)
• Several years of relevant work experience in analytics or related field.
• Proven track record of successful communication of analytical outcomes through written communication, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
• Advanced experience using Excel, basic experience using Tableau and SQL
• Experience gathering business requirements, analyzing forecasts, and reports
• Process management skills. Detail orientation and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
• Self-starter, strong drive, bias for action and result-oriented with the ability to influence others at both peer and leader level, high on earns trust

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience with Salesforce pipeline management systems
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate projects across functional teams
• Experience with data modeling and analyzing large data sets
• Experience with data visualization using Tableau or similar tools
• Experience with AWS technologies including Redshift

Are you interested? We look forward to receiving your application.

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.

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