Amazon UK

EU Senior Financial Analyst

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
14 Jun 2021
15 Jun 2021
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EU Senior Financial Analyst

We are Amazon; we pioneer.
Since opening in 1995, we've been pushing the boundaries of possible further and further.

Year-on-year, we're growing more and more rapidly. To help us maintain this, we're seeking a savvy, motivated Senior Financial Analyst to join our world-class Fulfillment & Operations network. We need you to function as the go-to source of business intelligence, as you help our busy Operations to continue working as smart as possible. We have opportunities in our London or Luxembourg office for this EU wide role.

The Role
Amazon is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to business partner with the ACES team. The ACES team is a group of operational leaders driving process stabilization, standardization and continuous improvement for the EU Network. This team is essential to establish best in class network performance across all performance paths, accelerate implementation of technology advancements and to strengthen the technical acumen and process knowledge for the operational leaders across the FC network. As we continue to rapidly grow our FC footprint and infuse the organization with new talent, we need to ensure the operations teams are equipped with the functional expertise to successfully deliver expected gains for technology advances and network wide process improvements. The team will utilize tools to understand process control and establish process understanding with the outcome of minimizing variation between shifts, building and region, by driving standard operating procedures to deliver strong OP1 performance.

Senior Financial Analyst responsibilities:

In your day-to-day, you firmly believe in the saying: "don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today":

• You'll use your expertise in the collection, analysis and management of quantitative financial data, as you create meaningful reports,
• You'll drive business improvements, while recommending cost reductions,
• Via root cause analysis, you'll leverage extensive FC data to uncover any underlying process or finance related issues,
• You'll then assist the ACES team with necessary improvements or process changes, as well as aiding the creation of new measures to bolster EU productivity.
• You'll recommend, develop and implement policies and programmes that guide our Operations in maintaining (and improving) its competitive position and profitability,
• Lead the development of all weekly and monthly financial metrics, alongside all financial planning, forecasting and reporting models.
• You'll take care of continuous innovation regarding your area of expertise, as you aim to improve your deliverables, while making them more readily accessible for everyone,
• You'll work with data source providers and technology teams, ensuring that key financial decision data is accurate, automated and delivered in a timely fashion,
• You'll own the continuous development of efficient reporting tools to support decision-making. Wherever possible driving automation into the team's processes to ensure that manual analysis is being focused on value add activities.
• As an analyst, you're a quick thinker: able to manage competing priorities while providing level-headed guidance, even during unexpected events.


• BA or BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering, or any similar discipline with a clear analytical bias.
• You've gained significant, relevant experience in similar business analyst positions.
• Demonstrable financial acumen, including deep familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis, as well as in root cause data interpretation.
• Advanced Excel essential, with SQL and VBA skills preferred.
• You're comfortable performing ad hoc financial analysis using data reporting tools.


• MBA preferred
• Demonstrable problem-solving ability, alongside previous analyst experience, particularly in root cause analysis,
• Highly analytical and detail-oriented, you possess a strong business sense,
• You combine your professional competency with an ability to develop new ideas, and creative solutions: you also have a track record of implementing these to great effect,
• Organised multitasker: you prioritise your workload, enabling you to meet tight deadlines, while achieving results, especially in a fast-paced, high-growth environment,
• You're a proven communicator, with excellent presentation skills when working with multiple peer groups and varying levels of seniority,
• Prior knowledge of SQL/ETL would be beneficial, a willingness to learn this essential
• Previous analyst experience in the financial side of manufacturing, logistics or distribution centre processes is a nice to have.

We're looking forward to receiving your application, preferably in English.

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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