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Amazon Finance Manager, AWS Compute Finance in Seattle, Washington


Are you looking for that next big Finance opportunity? Looking for a business partnering role with full P&L responsibility? Want to directly influence the future of some of the most successful products in cloud computing? ​ Join us at AWS Finance!

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of enterprise, government and start-up business and organizations in over 190 countries around the world. Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services officially began offering developer customers access to web services – now widely known as cloud computing – based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform.

AWS Finance seeks a world class Finance Manager to be a key leader supporting AWS Compute business.

This position will work closely with finance management as well as key business partners across the AWS organization, including product managers, engineering leaders, sales and business development leadership, and internal AWS teams to drive thoughtful analysis and controllership.

The successful candidate will implement and drive the core financial processes for the business including Annual Operating Plans, Service P&Ls, Monthly/Quarterly Business Reviews, identify and quantify financial/operational Risks and Opportunities (R&O) to the business, and drive ad-hoc business projects.

This role requires a self-starter with a strong financial modeling background, problem solving skills, a keen attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous situations, and solid skills in people management and thought leadership. This role has regular interaction with various business units across Amazon and requires strong people skills.

Key job responsibilities

  • Build out and enhance P&L models, develop business insights and KPI dashboards, and lead ad hoc analyses.

  • Support new business initiatives/products/feature launches; understand cost models and drive pricing decisions.

  • Provide deep analytics and communicate effectively to senior business team leaders.

  • Take the lead in financial planning and analysis; building complex financial models and analytical tools to measure overall financial performance, including short and long range financial/operational forecasts, and communicating results to senior management.

  • Develop metrics to measure efficacy of the services and standardize financial reports.

  • Analyze new business ideas, make analytical judgments, and provide data intensive analyses to drive meaningful change.

  • Manage financial controllership, lead reviews of financial metrics, analyze variances, synthesize key business drivers, and communicate them to senior management in business terms and influence them through presenting actionable drivers.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of tax, finance or a related analytical field experience

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, economics, or a related analytical field (e.g., engineering, math, computer science), or Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of quantitative role (engineering, process re-engineering, quality assurance) experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years of identifying incomplete or inaccurate data, identifying the root cause and creating/implementing an escalation plan experience

  • 6+ years of solving complex business challenges by delivering accurate and timely financial models, analysis, and recommendations that have a proven impact on business (e.g., financial savings, operational improvements, or customer benefits) experience

  • Knowledge of SQL/ETL

  • Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (examples: SQL, MS Access, Essbase, Cognos) and other financial systems (examples: Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards)

  • Experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of results

  • MBA, or CPA

  • 6+ years of applying key financial performance indicators (KPIs) to analyses experience

  • 6+ years of creating process improvements with automation and analysis experience

  • 6+ years of building financial and operational reports/data sets that inform business decision-making experience

  • 6+ years of participating in continuous improvement projects in your team to scale and improve controllership with measurable results experience

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $81,100/year in our lowest geographic market up to $179,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.