Finance Analyst, Pan-EU Processes/After Market Services (Multiple Locations)
Amazon.com
London, UK
11d ago

Finance Analyst

Amazon is currently looking for a highly analytical, creative and problem-solving Finance Analyst to join its Pan-EU Retail Finance team, based at one of our European headquarters in Luxembourg, UK (London) or Germany (Munich).

Position Description

Finance Analyst (FA) in the Pan-EU Processes - After Market Services (AMS) team, within the EU Retail Finance function. The AMS team’s objective is to optimize the total net recovery of every unit customers return to Amazon in the EU.

With this objective in mind, your goal is to work closely with commercial leaders and business partners from retail, tech, transportation and fulfilment center operations to deliver financial and operational commitments.

As part of the Finance team, you will help the business understand performance, employing every facet of data and communication to ensure our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information to help them make the best possible decision.

In this role, you will support the financial controllership of the AMS business and work cross-functionally to establish the best in class processes, analysis, controls and reporting.

Together with the business teams and through insightful analysis and innovation, you will implement financial process improvements, to improve business controllership and the ability to identify risk and opportunities that impact the key drivers of the business.

As the FA, you will be responsible for data integrity, controls, forecasting and analysis of EU wide costs, and your output will lead to actions to improve processes, customer experience and lower cost for the benefit of our customers.

This is a broad-based role and will require an individual who is motivated to work with smart teams in a fast-paced environment.

A natural analytical problem solver, who feels comfortable in a dynamic and multicultural environment.

Role Responsibilities - Financial and Business Analysis of the business unit.

  • Work independently and closely with business partners to determine the metrics, reports and analyses that significantly influence the business.
  • Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that data is accurate, automated and timely
  • Collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to lead to business actions
  • Provide in-depth and insightful analysis to highlight trends and understand business drivers of variances to plan. Use this analysis to influence the decision making process of the management team.
  • Plan and own the development and continuous innovation of weekly and monthly financial close, planning, forecasting models and processes to drive improvement of controllership and forecasting accuracy
  • Ensure accuracy, efficiency, completeness and understanding of EU and country level data.
  • Develop EU and country level Financial Planning and Analysis function and supporting processes.
  • Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent analytical skills, a passion for metrics and figures, and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
  • Innovative with good business acumen
  • Strong bias for action, including the ability to meet deadlines while prioritizing and managing multiple tasks
  • Advanced MS Excel user, comfortable working with with Big Data and Databases
  • Ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem-solving
  • Ability to perform complex analysis and simplify its communication, both written and oral
  • Effective team player, good interpersonal skills
  • Masters / Bachelor's degree in business, finance, math or related field
  • Fluent in English
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Excel user (VBA, Macros), strong SQL skills and experienced in working with databases
  • 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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