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Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Job ID 
530840
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/11/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Finance & Accounting
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Job Description

Want to help build Earth’s leading e-commerce finance team?
At Amazon, it’s our goal to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online.

To support our continued growth, we are looking for the most exceptional finance professionals to join our Hardlines Finance team. The Hardlines business group is one of Amazon's four core retail businesses, along with Consumables, Softlines, and Media.

Hardlines encompasses a vast and growing range of businesses from multi-billion dollar categories like Consumer Electronics, Toys and Furniture to stand-alone subsidiaries like Fabric.com and Woot.com; cross portfolio centers of excellence such as Private Brands, and the new B2B channel, Amazon Business, that's building on all the things consumers love about Amazon to deliver a unique and compelling range of products and services specifically tailored for business customers.

The Hardlines Finance team plays a critical leadership role partnering with the category leaders, operations and technology teams to continuously innovate, delight customers, grow and optimize their businesses for long term free cash flow. If you have a bias for action, can think big but also dive deep and don't settle for second best, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for a Finance leader with proven skills to identify and lead inventory management continuous improvement and automation initiatives across 20+ Hardlines categories. The Finance Manager for Inventory Management Excellence is responsible for identifying, creating, and driving innovative solutions and programs that lead to improvements in the way we manage our inventory, from Forecasting, Buying, Network Placement, Removals, Sourcing and Capacity Planning and Management. Projects and initiatives will tie directly to key Hardlines operational metrics and the P&L. Working closely with cross-org partners, technology teams, research scientists, and inventory management specialists, this position will leverage product management and lean six sigma principles to merge Amazon systems and operational innovations with business requirements and operational constraints. This highly visible role requires a candidate with the proven leadership ability to facilitate and guide the application of process improvements with impeccable quality levels in a broad organization. They must exercise considerable judgement, drive strategy and tactical execution, utilize written/verbal communication at a senior executive level, and evangelize/teach inventory management excellence across the company.

The successful candidate will work closely with the senior leadership team to provide strategic guidance and decision support in this rapidly evolving space.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Driving cross-business analytic projects for senior management, with financial modeling, data mining and presentation support
  • Leading ad-hoc financial analyses
  • Leading and participating as the key finance stakeholder in cross functional teams
  • Managing the reporting on weekly financial and operational performance metrics

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in business, finance, or a related field
  • 10+ years finance leadership with progressively increasing levels of responsibility

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA preferred
  • Highly analytical and detail oriented
  • Ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions
  • Ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Ability to analyze impact of customer behavior/segments on investment decisions
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Customer focus and professional demeanor
  • Strong track record of business partnership
  • Experience and ability to use Essbase, Cognos, SQL, or similar tools