Amazon UK

Financial Analyst Returnship

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
19 Nov 2021
16 Dec 2021
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Are you ready to relaunch your career after an extended break? If you have been out of the workforce for an extended period, and are looking to return to work, Amazon welcomes Returners to have a look at our Career Page and apply for our open roles. We are a company of builders who bring varying backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives on inventing for our customers.

This 16-week paid employment opportunity is available to candidates who are looking to resume their professional career after experiencing 1 or more years of underemployment and/or unemployment.

The successful candidate will be able to start the Returnship, with the right to work, in the respective country. Upon successful completion of the Program, candidates may receive, but are not guaranteed, an offer for full-time employment which will be based in the Amazon office in London. Some flexibility for virtual working is available for the duration of the 16-week Returnship.

This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other professionals who are returning to their careers.

Benefits included in the Program:
- A Paid Internship
- Flexibility -Your manager will work with you to establish the best and most productive use of your time.
- A global environment - An opportunity to work with the world's leading cloud technology, and talented people from every corner of the globe.

- Great benefits - The perks of being an Amazon employee don't stop at collaborating with great people on exciting and innovative projects. Amazon's benefits support the needs of our diverse workforce and their family members, no matter what stage they are at in their life or career. See more here.

Role Responsibilities:
- Ensure that financial controls and processes are in place and respected through continuous audit, reporting, and systems implementation
- Lead continuous cost improvements, and track savings. Present, defend, and gain support for these initiatives from senior management.
- Establish and maintain operating and business metrics, develop next generation of metrics and dashboards, and improve accuracy and pace of the decision based on metrics.
- Enhance and scale existing tools, develop agile processes, design and implement new solutions
- Integrate data improvements and increase visibility into financial reporting and planning processes


• Bachelor's degree
• Must be unemployed for 1+ years
• Is not currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program
• Open to relocate to Location of role
• 3+ years experience within a highly analytical role
• Advanced financial modeling & analytical skills


• Advanced computer literacy (MS Excel, SQL)
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
• Work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
• Superior attention to detail
• Comfortable working with cross-functional teams and working in an unstructured environment
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously and drive projects to completion.

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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