• Senior Financial Analyst

    Location LU-Luxembourg
    Posted Date 1 week ago(17/05/2018 12:39)
    Job ID
    615446
    Company
    Amazon EU SARL
  • Job Description

    Senior Financial Analyst (f/m)
    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. We are not an average retailer and this is definitely not your average finance position. We are currently looking for a highly analytical, creative and forward-thinking Senior Financial Analyst to join its ever-growing Operations Finance team at our European headquarters in the vibrant city of Luxembourg.


    Position Description
    Senior Financial Analyst will work with business partners from supply chain, transportation and fulfilment centre to optimize the total fulfilment cost of every unit delivered by Amazon in EU. He/She will work closely with the business teams to drive insight trough analysis and data leading to implementation of actions to improve processes, customer experience and lower cost for the benefit of our customers. The SFA will be responsible for financial reporting, forecasting, controls and analysis of EU wide operational costs. He/She will work with cross-functional team and establishes best in class processes, controls and reporting. Through insightful analysis will have the opportunity to lead cost improvement initiatives. The role is broad in scope and will require an individual who is motivated to make an impact. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; will be a creative and analytical problem solver with the ability to fulfill the Amazon motto to “Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.”


    Role Responsibilities
    · Using data and applying analytical methods to evaluate and direct the appropriate use of the company resources delivering the most value per USD invested for our customers
    · Ensure that financial controls and processes are in place and respected trough continuous audit, reporting and systems implementation
    · Lead continuous cost improvements, and track savings. Present, defend and gain support for these initiatives from senior management.
    · Establish and maintain operating and business metrics, develop next generation or metric and dashboard and improve accuracy and pace of the decision based on metric
    · Invent and simplify EU Operations metrics and key performance indicators
    · Enhance and scale existing tools, develop agile processes, design and implement new solutions
    · Integrate data improvements and increased visibility into financial reporting and planning processes
    · Develop reporting and analysis to drive improvement of controllership and predictability of behavior leading to implementation of actions
    · Improve forecast accuracy

    Basic Qualifications

    · ‘6+ years’ experience within a highly analytical role within a fast-paced metrics driven environment
    · Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models
    · Perform complex analysis and simplify its communication
    · Solution driven approach to systems and processes
    · Advanced computer literacy (MS Excel)
    · Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, computer science, mathematics, statistics or related field
    · Fluent in English

    Personal characteristics
    · Strong analytical skills and detail-oriented, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
    · Demonstrated passion for metrics and figures
    · Innovative with a strong bias for action
    · Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects
    · Strong written and oral communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications
    · CIMA/CFA/MBA/ACCA
    · SQL/other Database

    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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