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Senior Financial Analyst, AWS

Senior Financial Analyst, AWS

Job ID 
530708
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/1/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Finance & Accounting
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you looking for that next big Finance opportunity? Want to directly influence the future of some of the most successful products in cloud computing? Come join Amazon Web Services 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 businesses 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.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Finance is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to support the AWS Enterprise Applications team. Amazon Web Services offers a selection of enterprise productivity applications that run as a service in the AWS Cloud. These applications for virtual contact centers, meeting collaboration, corporate email & calendaring, document collaboration, virtual desktops and more make it easy to meet the usability, performance & reliability expectations of employees, while simultaneously delivering on the security and compliance requirements of the most demanding enterprise IT organizations. Read about AWS Enterprise Applications at: https://aws.amazon.com/enterprise-applications/

The Enterprise Applications portfolio is an interesting blend of services at different stages: some are established and scaling, while others are still nascent, with very high growth potential.

We are looking for an individual who can roll up their sleeves and help take our financial support of these services to the next level.
This position will work closely with finance management as well as key business partners across the AWS organization, including Product Managers, Engineers, sales and business development.

He/she will support business plans for Enterprise Applications, develop financial models for both short and long term business and financial goals, evaluate new business opportunities and drive business initiatives. In addition, he/she will support Service-Line P&Ls, Monthly/Quarterly Business Reviews, identify and quantify financial/operational Risks and Opportunities (R&O) to the business, and support ad-hoc business projects. This role requires a self-starter and independent individual with strong financial modeling abilities, problem solving skills, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous situations.

Key responsibilities:
  • Taking the lead in financial planning and analysis; building complex financial models and analytical tools to measure overall financial performance including utilization and retirements
  • Understand hardware generational changes and developing financial models to optimize capital expenditures.
  • Assist with pricing analyses and pricing models in support of new region and sku launches
  • Develop and standardize financial reports
  • Drive ad-hoc business support projects

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • BA/BS degree required
  • Advanced Excel modeling & analytical skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or equivalent degree preferred
  • Experience in a software technology company (SaaS) or similar high-tech environment
  • Investment Banking and/or equivalent financial modeling, P&L analysis experience
  • Ability to understand multiple business dimensions and draw inferences by connecting various inputs
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
  • Track record of managing deliverables from multiple parties to meet challenging deadlines
  • The ability to self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment with competing deadlines
  • Comfort with ambiguity and a willingness to work with a high degree of autonomy
  • Experience with cube engine tools (e.g. TM1, Cognos or Essbase), SQL and Data warehouse
  • Customer focus

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation