Amazon UK

Senior Financial Analyst, EU Transportation

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
13 Jun 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021
Ref
1547959
Approved employers
Approved employer
Description:
Who we are:
Global Transportation Services sits at the center of Amazon's Outbound Transportation Supply Chain. The Procurement Finance team collaborates with Procurement, Middle Mile and Last Mile teams and Tech partners, and owns end to end financial processes for contract negotiations in EU, including financial assessment, risk management, and contract implementation.

Team Exposure/Scope:
Global Transportation Services seeks a Senior Financial Analyst who is a creative problem solver to support our growth while gaining significant commercial and Operations Finance experience. This role will work closely with Procurement, Operations and Finance leaders to support contract negotiations.

Success in this role:
The ideal candidate has demonstrated the following abilities: you influence business owners, support thoughtful decision-making, and adapt to a rapidly evolving environment. You collaborate with various business units across Amazon with excellent verbal and written communication skills. You quickly learn Operations to understand economics and key financial drivers, and gain proficiency with Amazon data systems in order to conduct efficient analyses to reduce cost, while exercising controllership and improving the customer experience.

Key Responsibilities:
• Use solid financial knowledge and business insight to build financial models, interpret data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations for contract negotiations with significant P&L impact.
• Collect and analyzes quantitative data to develop relevant reports/metrics that improve the management of commercial contractual terms.
• Create effective business partnerships, manage competing priorities, and provide guidance based on data analysis.
• Use active listening skills intuitively to communicate data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner. Adjust style for various audiences to articulate complex finance issues clearly.
• Participate in hiring, developing, and mentoring peers and team members. Seek and leverages diverse perspectives in all activities.

Basic Qualifications:
• BA/BS in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or other fields with analytical focus
• Relevant experience performing financial or other quantitative analyses with demonstrated career progression in a corporate setting
• Strong English language written and oral communication skills with an ability to concisely summarize relevant data and convey results by effectively articulating complex messages
• Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (examples: SQL, MS Access, Essbase, Cognos)
• MBA or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate)

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