Finance is all about the numbers unless you work at Amazon; it is about knowing the numbers and so much more. We are a core part of the business, developing strong partnerships, creating value through insightful analyses and influencing decision making.
Amazon launched its first European websites in 1998, and has grown into a global leader in e-commerce across five European countries, striving to be the most customer-centric company on earth.
We are currently looking for a highly analytical and self-motivated Financial Analyst to join our EU Expansion Finance team.
The Financial Analyst will contribute to reporting, planning and control processes, as well as drive independent analysis to improve business features and visibility into results.
In this role, you will partner closely business and cross functional teams (Operations, Transportation, Marketing, Accounting, etc.
to deliver growth and financial commitments. This role will be fast paced, thought provoking, but most of all extremely rewarding as we realize tangible results from our efforts to continuously delight customers.
Core Responsibilities Include :
Ensure financial controls / processes are in place and respected through continuous audit, reporting and systems implementation
Partner and communicate actively with business partners to manage and develop daily, weekly and monthly financial controllership rhythms
Establish, maintain and improve operating and business metrics and dashboards to improve accuracy and pace of decision making
Build short and long-term financial plans
Partnering with business teams to calculate and understand financial trade-offs of key business decisions, while providing strategic recommendations
Develop end-to-end business cases supporting growth initiatives, and presenting to leadership
Using data to perform root cause analysis to provide improvement plans
2+ years of experience in a highly analytical role within a fast-paced metrics driven environment
Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models
Ability to perform complex analysis and simplify its communication
Advanced computer literacy (MS Excel, SQL / other Database)
Bachelor's in finance, economics, computer science, mathematics, statistics
Fluent in English
Excellent analytical skills, a passion for metrics and data, and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
Ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment
Strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication skills
Innovative with a commercial mindset
CFA / MBA