Amazon UK

Financial Controller- Fleet

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
24 Aug 2021
Closes
22 Sep 2021
Ref
1529329
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? Do you want to be part of inventing solutions to drive carbon emissions out of our last mile operations?
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 plays a pivotal role in delivering our Climate Pledge to reach net zero carbon by 2040. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.
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

Fleet & OnRoad ACES Finance teams partner closely with global cross-functional business and tech teams to support this rapidly expanding business; driving controllership, innovation, sustainability through electrification of fleet, productivity, and cost-effective operations across the network in a fast paced environment.
We are looking for a Financial Controller that is excited to join a tech company that is constantly improving and reimagining the logistics industry. Our candidate should be passionate about using data to add value and 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.

As part of the Fleet & OnRoad ACES 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 a holistic commercial and financial perspective, we are the trusted business advisors. We collaborate with our partners to ensure our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information, and work with them to make sure AMZL is making the best possible decisions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Financial Reporting, Consolidation of EU Fleet Financial data to various EU and world-wide stakeholders
• Co-ordinate with Supply Chain FP&A and NA Finance Team the financial reporting of Fleet
• Supporting internal customer groups in all finance matters including Fleet controllership, R&O forecasting and cost control.
• Supervise and own all Month-end procedures including accruals and variance analysis between scenarios (actuals, Plan, Forecast...)
• Performance/oversight of GRC Controls testing
• Identify business risks and opportunities in year. Evaluate impact, propose changes, implement improvements with business to remediate gaps and create mechanisms and reporting to improve performance.
• Understands the details of the cost structure to make thoughtful judgement calls in ambiguous environments where data may be difficult to procure
• Collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to drive business improvement and cost reduction
• Recommend, develop, and implement policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability
• Be adaptable to changing request and priorities. Able to self-start and manage deliverables through ambiguity.
• Earn trust of your business partners to influence and support tactical and strategic business decisions driving business improvements and cost reductions
• Building and owning relationships with wider Amazon group companies and departments. Working effectively with EU and WW colleagues.
• Communicates data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner. Your communications drive critical business actions.
• Hire, develop and mentor peers and team members, while promoting knowledge-sharing

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

• Autonomy to innovate and deliver new approaches that impact the bottom and the top line
• Grow and collaborate across an extensive network outside of AMZL in a fast-pace environment
• 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 (or equivalent)
• Prior work experience in finance
• Demonstrated business acumen while influencing and managing cross-functional relationships
• Ability to effectively communicate in English
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
• MS Office
• Knowledge of SQL, advanced Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:
• Willingness to support an unpopular opinion if it is in favor of the customer
• Manage and prioritize workload and work towards multiple deadlines
• Action-oriented in solving challenging business and technical issues
• Passion for diving into the vast and complex details of productivity and cost measurements
• Detail oriented and a passion for data with the ability to accurately summarize and share the relevant details

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