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Finance Manager, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history.

The Supply Chain Optimization Technologies (SCOT) Finance team is seeking a Finance Manager to support the Worldwide Inventory Health organization. This is a global team of operations research scientists, economists, machine learning specialists, software developers, and product managers who lead the industry in the development of innovative algorithms and optimization strategies to maximize long term profitability of Amazon's Retail business. The team is responsible for designing, building, and managing effective inventory health systems & processes to ensure Amazon effectively manages inventory and has the diverse selection of products our customers want in-stock. Amazon operates the most complex retail networks in the world, delivering billions of packages to hundreds of millions of homes and businesses annually.

The FM will serve as a key business partner providing financial perspective, guidance, and insight on the performance and optimization of a multi-billion dollar operations network. This position will involve interacting with a cross-functional team including software engineers, economists, statisticians, Retail business leaders, and supply chain experts to build tools and simulations that explain, quantify, and improve inventory health across Amazon's global network.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct economic model verifications and empirical data validations ensuring technology initiatives are traceable to key financial P&L metrics
  • Track roadmap and feature launches to evaluate the impact on P&L/Inventory
  • Develop financial metrics based on statistical modeling and simulation techniques to audit various new ideas and improvement opportunities
  • Support the execution of key financial targets and metrics through the development and implementation of proactive dashboards, measurements and variance analyses
  • Coordinating and drafting relevant narratives for Operating Plans and other identified initiatives
  • Prepare financial updates, including relevant analyses versus prior periods and providing forecasts/budgets, examining associated risk/opportunities with respect to Technology resources
  • BA or BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, Computer Science) or equivalent.
  • Minimum 7+ years of finance experience, or Master's degree and 5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years of direct management experience
  • MBA or Masters in Economics, Finance or similar discipline with analytical bias
  • 7 or more years of experience in a large corporate finance environment with heavy emphasis on analytics
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Solid business judgment and strong financial mindset
  • Passion for the application of technology in solving complex supply chain and inventory management challenges
  • High level of intellectual curiosity and desire to learn about highly-complex, scientific approaches to optimizing supply chain and operations networks with technology
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
  • Ability to achieve impressive results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing environment
  • Capability to translate large amounts of data into useful information and actionable items
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload; effective multi-tasking skills vital

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 , Finance Manager, Supply Chain Optimization Technologies, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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