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 an average finance position.
We are currently looking for a highly analytical, creative and forward-thinking Finance Manager to join our ever-growing Operations Finance team at our European headquarters in the vibrant city of Luxembourg.
The Finance Manager 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 the EU.
He / She will work closely with the business teams to drive insight through analysis and data, leading to implementation of actions to improve processes, customer experience and lower costs for the benefit of our customers.
The Finance Manager will be responsible for financial reporting, forecasting, controls and analysis of EU wide operational costs.
She / he will work with cross-functional team and establish best-in-class processes, controls and reporting. Through insightful analysis she / he will have the opportunity to lead cost improvement initiatives and drive real changes in the EU.
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.
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 through continuous audit, reporting and systems implementation.
Lead continuous cost improvements, and track savings. Present, defend and gain support for these initiatives from senior management.
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 behaviour, leading to implementation of actions.
Ensure right cost settings in complex Amazon fulfillment systems.
Improve forecast accuracy of our costs.
8+ years’ experience within 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 degree in finance, economics, computer science, mathematics, statistics or related field.
Fluent in English with strong written and oral communication
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.
Ability to be hands on, to teach others and lead.
CIMA / CFA / MBA
Experience in Retail / Manufacturing / Logistics finance