Amazon UK

Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 May 2021
Closes
21 May 2021
Ref
1482207
Approved employers
Approved employer
DESCRIPTION
"Have you ever ordered a product on Amazon and, when the box arrived, you wondered how it got to you so fast? Have you wondered where it came from and how much it cost Amazon to deliver it to you?

Amazon Logistics (AMZL) is Amazon's "Last Mile" delivery service, responsible for delivering packages to customers across the world. The AMZL network is undergoing rapid growth and change on a global scale. Our teams are changing the way we interact with customers every single day and solving some of the biggest logistical challenges facing not just Amazon, but the entire industry.

AMZL is developing an innovative world-class Last Mile operation with a portfolio of buildings, vehicles, and technology to deliver customers' packages on time and tailored to our ever-changing customer expectations. AMZL Finance teams partner closely with global cross-functional business and tech teams to support this rapidly expanding business; driving controllership, innovation, productivity, and cost-effective operations across the network in a fast paced environment.

Our business is delivering smiles to our customers by ensuring on-time deliveries with the highest quality in a safe environment where people like to come to work every day. You will make history as you help build one of the largest carriers on the planet while having fun."

OVERVIEW

We are looking for a Financial Analyst that is excited to join a tech company that is constantly improving and re-imagining the logistics industry. Our candidate should be passionate about using data to solve big, complex and ambiguous problems. The ideal candidate should be eager to continuously learn and improve their skills. You should be attentive to which details make all the difference. Do you want to contribute shaping the new standard of shopping? If so, come and join the AMZL Finance Team.

As part of the AMZL Finance team, you will join a team that is passionate about numbers, data, and how to use them to generate insights and improve our business. We support and influence the AMZL organization by providing the a holistic and financial perspective, we are the trusted business advisors. We collaborate with our partners to ensure leaders to have the most up to date and reliable information, and work with them to make sure AMZL is making the best possible decisions.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Leverages Amazon Logistic metrics to identify cost out opportunities by linking up operations and financials. Understands the details of the cost structure to make thoughtful judgement calls in ambiguous environments where data may be difficult to procure.
• Builds trusted partnership with the business to influence and support tactical and strategic business decisions that lead to business improvements and cost reductions
• Owns Weekly and Month-end reporting procedures including accruals and variance analysis between scenarios (actuals, Plan, Forecast...)
• Proactively supports knowledge-sharing within the team and across your division, while looking to standardize processes across EU teams
• Works independently: Proactively partners with manager to prioritize and focus on high-impact activities and to deprioritize those which are unlikely to drive material improvement

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
• Autonomy to innovate and deliver new approaches that impact the bottom and the top line
• Grow and collaborate in a fast-pace environment where every day is day one
• Being surrounded by inspiring and diverse individuals
• Learn from people and cooperate with a wide variety of professional backgrounds
• Ability to develop new skills and opportunities through lateral, geographical or functional moves

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Degree
• Work experience in finance
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel. MS Office

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Access, SQL (or willingness to learn)
• Understand, own and explain key drivers behind the story
• An eye for detail and a passion for data with the ability to accurately summarize the relevant details
• Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills and an ability to provide creative simple solutions to complex problems
• Prioritize and work towards multiple deadlines
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.

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