Amazon UK

Finance Manager GES Procurement Finance

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
12 Jun 2021
Closes
05 Jul 2021
Ref
1498246
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
Manager
Description:
How does Amazon continue to grow it's capacity to deliver for customers in new ways? What new types of operations will Amazon add to it's portfolio as they innovate order fulfillment and delivery standards across North America and emerging markets?

Who we are: The Procurement team in the Global Engineering Services (GES) organization is dedicated to answering the questions above, which drive the Amazon flywheel. This team validates procurement methodologies, supports vendor negotiations and strategy, and delivers analysis to identify cost out opportunities and benefits impacting category management and procurement operations.

About the role:
Amazon is seeking a Finance Manager within Operations Finance to define, create, analyze and influence WW Operations in support of procurement decisions. This role will have heavy impact and high visibility to essential, business-critical processes, and will require interactions with Directors and VP's within Operations and Finance. The position will partner with stakeholders such as the Operations business team, engineering services, and Finance teams across WW Operations. You will leverage your educational and applied work experience to lead initiatives to streamline planning/reporting, as well as identify investment and cost savings opportunities within the Fulfillment Center network.

Responsibilities include:
• Identifying opportunities and driving savings through Procurement objectives
• Lead others, further develop exceptional talent, and encourage your teams to challenge assumptions
• Lead finance and accounting activities across Procurement environment and oversee all program and project spending
• Oversee project spending and productivity initiatives across the Customer Fulfillment Network
• Recommend, develop, and implement policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability

Basic Qualifications:
• BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, and Computer Science) or equivalent.
• Minimum 7+ years of finance experience, or master's degree and 5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 3+ years of direct management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of Manufacturing/Distribution/Fulfillment Center processes and systems a plus
• Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, Tableau, Essbase and/or Cognos) and other financial systems (i.e. Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards)
• MBA and/or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate)

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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