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Financial Analyst

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with the teams that developed the Kindle, FireTV and Alexa? Well here's your opportunity!

A day in the life

The successful candidate will have shown experience in past roles influencing finance and business owners in rapidly evolving environments. This role requires a self-starter who is comfortable working in an ambiguous environment with strong data gathering and modeling skills. The role also has regular interaction with various business units across the Devices and Services organization and therefore requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.

About the hiring group

Amazon seeks a highly effective Financial Analyst to be a key member in the Devices and Services Finance team. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most innovative, creative and fastest growing businesses at Amazon.

Job responsibilities

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with the teams that developed the Kindle, FireTV and Alexa? Well here's your opportunity!

Amazon seeks a highly effective Financial Analyst to be a key member in the Devices and Services Finance team. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most innovative, creative and fastest growing businesses at Amazon.

The successful candidate will have shown experience in past roles influencing finance and business owners in rapidly evolving environments. This role requires a self-starter who is comfortable working in an ambiguous environment with strong data gathering and modeling skills. The role also has regular interaction with various business units across the Devices and Services organization and therefore requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Leading the analysis for an independent team outside of the finance organization, and responding to requests in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Generate financial reports, variance analysis and cost allocations
  • Establishing and maintaining operation and business metrics
  • Providing analytical support and leading cost out initiatives
  • Presenting financial reports to leadership

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

  • 3+ years' of experience in finance or a related analytical field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • BA/BS degree required and 3+ years of finance experience
  • Experience in developing financial reports
  • Advanced Excel and business modeling skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities and drive projects to completion
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills
  • Advanced use of SQL (data mining and business intelligence)
  • Experience with Essbase, Cognos, Oracle Financials or similar tools

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Keywords: Amazon.com, Inc., Arlington , Financial Analyst, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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