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Finance Program Manager, Transportation Controllership

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

The Program Manager III, Transportation Controllership is focused on providing program management leadership for a dynamic and rapidly growing Transportation business. You will work with stakeholders in Accounting, Finance and various transportation technology teams to coordinate the creation of month end and invoice payment processes for new business launches.

Creativity and insight are critical skills to 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? Come teach us a few things, and we'll teach you a few things as we navigate the most customer-centric company on Earth.

This is the perfect position with someone with a cross functional Accounting and data skillset who is comfortable in working with ambiguity. You will gather business requirements, and then partner internally to ensure month end and invoice payment solutions are developed and deployed. You will help develop effective milestones and launch schedules for this work. The ideal candidate will anticipate and resolve bottlenecks while balancing business needs and escalating where appropriate.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Lead detailed documentation of business use cases for global accounts payable accounting automation.
  • Ensure that robust processes are developed for month end and invoice payment.
  • Lead development and management of milestones across all projects that ensure timely and successful launches.
  • Partner with Transportation Accounting to ensure requirements are met for each mode and country of transportation.
  • Escalate and remove roadblocks where needed to ensure programs execute according to committed schedules.
  • Promote recruiting efforts across the network to continually hire and develop the best.
  • Manage and participate in finance and accounting activities across several locations
  • Create a "learn by doing" environment by engaging with business and technology to promote and encourage continued customer focus

Key Characteristics:

  • Proven expertise in program and project management in cross-functional roles with significant scope.
  • Experience working in a global Accounting environment.
  • Proven ability to influence stakeholders without holding decision making authority.
  • Proven ability to manage a team with competing priorities & provide level-headed guidance during unexpected events.
  • Ability to self-start and create direction in a rapidly changing and often ambiguous environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience defining program requirements and using data and metrics to determine improvements
  • 5+ years of experience delivering cross functional projects
  • 5+ years of experience in program or project management
  • 5+ years of experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams
  • Highly detail oriented and proven ability to navigate highly ambiguous environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to tailor communications across technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to manage, prioritize, and determine trade-offs to balance business vs technology
  • Proven understanding of large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. Tableau, SQL, MSAccess, Essbase and/or Cognos) and other financial systems such (i.e. Oracle, SAP).

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 Program Manager, Transportation Controllership, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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