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Amazon Senior Financial Analyst - AGI/Alexa, AGI/Alexa AWS Finance in Seattle, Washington

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Amazon seeks a Financial Analyst to be a key member on the AGI/Alexa Finance team. The Alexa business is one of the fastest growing among Amazon’s portfolio of businesses and this is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most innovative businesses at Amazon. Amazon’s Finance team is searching for a candidate who can thrive in ambiguity and who can actively contribute to our talented team.

This candidate will be a strategic thinker, highly analytical, creative, and have a demonstrated ability to effectively manage financial responsibilities and decision making in a rapidly evolving business. This role requires a self-starter with strong modeling skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects effectively. This role also has regular interaction with senior executives, various business units, and multiple stakeholders across Amazon and requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Primary responsibilities include: - Leading short and long-term financial forecasting and planning for AWS cloud infrastructure costs across all Echo family devices and Alexa services

  • Building financial reports, models, variance analysis, and cost allocations

  • Measuring operational and business metrics

  • Establishing controls and providing recommendations for infrastructure efficiency

  • Presenting financial summaries and business insights to senior management

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

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

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

  • 4+ years of Accounts Receivable or Account Payable experience

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

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

  • 4+ years of identifying, leading, and executing opportunities to improve, automate, standardize or simplify finance or business tools and processes experience

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, statistics or business, or Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of quantitative role (engineering, process re-engineering, quality assurance) experience

  • Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Experience with advanced use of SQL for data mining and business intelligence

  • Experience as a lean sensei, or experience working as a Quality Assurance Engineer

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • MBA, or CPA

  • Knowledge of Tableau

  • 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)

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.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $60,200/year in our lowest geographic market up to $128,800/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 https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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