Financial Data Analyst

Recruiter
Amazon
Location
Peterborough
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Company description:


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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Job description:

Finance is all about the numbers…unless you work at Amazon; it’s knowing the numbers and so much more. Enthusiasm helps 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? At Amazon, we move with purpose and speed, and this requires we work with a dynamic network of Operations, HR, Tech and Retail partners. We help others understand finance and are *the* trusted business advisors by employing every facet of data and communication to ensure our partners and our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information to help them make the best possible decision. 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 a perfect position for someone who knows how to work fast and smart. Your experience has taught you how to avoid sticky predicaments, and you are good about avoiding the mess, sooner rather than later. You know which details make all the difference, and which ones don’t add value. You know the difference between spending time wisely and wasting time.


Required profile:

Basic qualifications:

•BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
•Relevant experience in positions that require analysis
•Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience including familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and/or data interpretation and analysis
•Intermediate up to advanced proficiency in Excel (macros, pivots, lookups)
•Experience performing financial and ad hoc analysis using data reporting tools
•Ability to travel; 10% travel expected, primarily to local operationsMBA preferred
•Measured experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis
•Familiarity with concepts of UK Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
•Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to develop new ideas, creative solutions and demonstrated experience implementing such mechanisms to result
•Ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital
•Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and levels of management
•Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MSAccess, Essbase and/or Cognos) and providing recommendations based on results of ad hoc analyses to management for strategic decision-making
•Previous experience in a Manufacturing, Distribution Center or Logistics processes and systems a plus
•Career progression and willingness to relocate for advancement opportunities



What we offer:

Job Responsibilities include:


•· Expertise collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to drive business improvement and cost reductions
•Root cause analysis and uncovering core issues using data, then assisting the Fulfillment Center improve and create new measures for site productivity
•Recommend, develop, and implement policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability
•Lead the development of all weekly and monthly financial close, all planning, forecasting, and reporting models and their continuous innovation and improving the use and ease of interpretation by your Operations partners
•Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timely

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