Senior Financial Analyst

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Job Location: Akron, OH

Company Name: Amazon

Date Posted: 2020-04-28

Valid Through: 2020-05-18

Employment Type: FULL_TIME



Finance is all about the numbersunless you work at Amazon; its knowing the numbers and so much more. Enthusiasm and energy help us deliver new ideas, and solutions. Do you view problems as treasures, and are you willing to dive deep to develop those solutions and deliver results? Will you seek to challenge the status quo, and accept that your ideas and mechanisms may be tested daily? At Amazon, we move with purpose and speed, and this requires we work with a dynamic network of Operations, HR, Tech and Retail partners. We help others understand finance and are *the* trusted business advisors by employing every facet of data and communication to ensure our partners and our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information to help them make the best possible decision. Come teach us a few things, and well teach you a few things as we navigate the most customer-centric company on Earth.

This is a perfect position for someone who knows how to lead others, work fast and smart. Your experience has taught you how to avoid sticky predicaments, and you are good about avoiding the mess, sooner rather than later. You know which details make all the difference, and which ones dont add value. You know the difference between spending time wisely and wasting time.

Job Responsibilities include:
Ability to manage or lead others and further develop exceptional talent
Expertise collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to lead business improvement and cost reductions
Root cause analysis and uncovering core issues using data, then assisting the FC improve and create new measures for site productivity
Recommend, develop, and implement policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability
Manage the development of all weekly and monthly financial close, all planning, forecasting, and reporting models and their continuous innovation and communicating to your Operations partners
Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timely
Proven ability to be an effective business partner with competing priorities & providing level-headed guidance during unexpected events

BA/BS Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or similar discipline with analytical bias
5+ years relevant experience in positions that require analysis, reporting financial results, forecasting, budgeting, variance analysis, and data interpretation of business impact and results
3+ years experience working with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Ability to travel; 10%+ travel expected, primarily to local operations, in addition to regional support

MBA and/or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate) + relevant experience
Management experience with demonstrated leadership skills with proven ability to take on new assignments
1+ years of proven familiarity with concepts of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Advanced experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis
Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions and demonstrated experience managing such mechanisms to an end result
Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital
Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and senior levels of management
Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MSAccess, Essbase and/or Cognos) and other financial systems (i.e. Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards), providing solutions based on results of ad hoc analyses to senior management for strategic decision-making
Previous experience within a Manufacturing, Distribution Center or Logistics processes and systems a plus
Career progression and willingness to relocate for advancement opportunities

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Senior Financial Analyst

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