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Senior Financial Analyst - WW Returns, Recovery & Sustainability

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Not many teams aspire to zero. Welcome to the Worldwide Returns, ReCommerce, and Sustainability Finance team (WWRR&S Finance) at Amazon.com. WWRR&S is an agile, innovative organization dedicated to 'making zero happen' to benefit our customers, our company, and the environment. Our goal is to achieve four zeroes: zero cost of returns, zero waste, zero carbon and zero defects.

The WWRR&S Finance team seeks a self-driven Senior Financial Analyst excited about solving complex problems that have a customer facing impact, require strategic long-term thinking and help drive the 4 zeroes.

As a Senior Financial Analyst on the IPAT (Insights, Planning, Analytics, and Technology) team, you will partner directly with the business, tech teams, and external partners (FP&A, Retail, FBA, Relo Operations, EU AMS, CS, etc.) to identify the right business strategies, help define roadmaps, and provide guidance and reporting. As a key member of the team, you will directly influence business decisions including customer experience, business model, pricing, and long term vision. You will have a strong operational and controllership mindset as we continue our mission to build best-in-class reverse logistics processes

The successful candidate has demonstrated the following abilities: they influence business owners, support thoughtful decision-making, and adapt to a rapidly-evolving environment. They collaborate with executives and various business units across Amazon. You bring excellent verbal and written communication skills. A successful candidate is an effective multitasker, adept at identifying high-priority work and projects that maximize results for key stakeholders, and excited about solving complex problems that effect company-wide strategic decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use solid financial knowledge and business acumen to build financial models, interpret data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations that deliver results, drive improvements, and influence leaders throughout Amazon. These decisions can have global impact.
  • Delivers weekly/monthly financial close. Uses financial systems and advanced MSExcel functions to work with large data sets. Outputs plans, forecasts, budgets, and consolidations.
  • Creates effective business partnerships, manages competing priorities, and provides guidance based on data analysis during unexpected events.
  • Uses active listening skills intuitively to communicate data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner. Adjusts style for various audiences to articulate complex finance issues clearly.
  • Collects and analyzes quantitative data to develop relevant reports that drive cost reductions.
  • Participates in hiring, developing, and mentoring peers and team members. Seeks and leverages diverse perspectives in all activities.
  • Identifies opportunities to resolve defects proactively. Improves, scales, or simplifies finance tools across teams and organizations.
  • Contributes to work life harmony by being a positive, collaborative, and effective influencer to new team members as an indicator of operations excellence.
  • 5+ years of finance experience or a related analytical field.
  • BA or BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, Computer Science)
  • 5+ years of finance experience, or Master's degree and 3+ years of finance experience
  • Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (examples: SQL, MS Access, Essbase, Cognos) and other financial systems (examples: Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards)
  • MBA and/or Professional certifications (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate)
  • Strong analytical, financial modeling, and reporting skills
  • Proven ability to develop strategic relationships with business partners and influence decisions

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us

Keywords: Amazon.com, Inc., Bellevue , Senior Financial Analyst - WW Returns, Recovery & Sustainability, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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