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Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Job ID 
537800
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/17/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Finance & Accounting
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Job Description

The AWS Finance Manager will support a rapidly growing global AWS Sales organization. This position will partner closely with the Sales VPs and Directors and Sales Operations team, particularly in new business segments. The successful candidate will help drive the growth of those organizations by providing financial stewardship and analytical insights into key financial and operational performance metrics. This role will be a strategic partner to the business to assist in evaluating new business opportunities, improving operational processes, and supporting planning / forecasting.

The candidate will be responsible for building and developing the models and tools to evaluate business opportunities, push manual processes automation, continuously improve internal controls, and drive relationship building across AWS. This candidate will be responsible for prioritizing and directing work and providing cross functional leadership across multiple teams and initiatives including other finance and operations teams across the company. This person must have a passion for detail and the ability to dive deep into the foundational building blocks of the Sales and Sales Operation Organizations.

Key responsibilities
  • Deliver Finance leadership to the Sales and Sales Operation teams within AWS Sales function that is aligned with key business objectives
  • Providing leadership, guidance and implementation on driving process improvement
  • Possess the passion and demonstrated skills for developing relationships, processes and continuous improvement
  • Independent and entrepreneurial showing the ability to work with minimal direction in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in finance, business, economics, or a related field
  • 5+ years of relevant finance experience with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Advanced Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • An MBA or MS in Finance, Economics, or a related field
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast paced and rapidly-changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to influence decisions through effective verbal and written communication, logical reasoning and the presentation of alternatives
  • Exceptional business judgment capable of driving a diverse organization to the right results with a focused, pragmatic approach
  • Proven project management ability that demonstrates organizational and problem solving skills that lead to a successful conclusion
  • Experience with Essbase, Cognos, and Oracle Financials or similar tools
  • Passion for diving into the details of productivity metrics and cost measurement including ROI and customer lifetime value analysis
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