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Finance Operations Business Partner

Finance Operations Business Partner

Job ID 
543793
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/4/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Finance & Accounting
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

On the Finance Operations Business Partnership (BP) Team, you will find yourself working with people that are exceptionally talented, determined, and committed to driving financial and process improvements across the many Amazon businesses. In this team, you will thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment and be part of an atmosphere of constant improvement, where the things you do at one moment, won’t necessarily be what you are doing 6 months later. To support building this growing business, our candidate must possess a strong passion for accountability, setting high standards, raising the bar, and driving results through constant focus on improving existing and future state operations, financial performance, productivity and team performance.

The Business Partner is both a strategic and hands-on role which utilizes strong financial knowledge and business expertise to influence improved financial performance, delivery of key performance metrics, implementation of process improvements, and creation of management information metrics and dashboards. This position is on the front line of our North America Finance Operations team. Therefore the candidate must demonstrate achievement in driving successful projects, developing, coaching and mentoring team members and demonstrating strong interpersonal and communication skills with multiple business partners across many geographies.

Key Responsibilities:
· Identifying and developing opportunities for improved cash flow, margin or productivity improvements
· Collaborating and building relationships with system and business owners globally to ensure process excellence and the highest degree of controllership
· Gaining trust by establishing a regular business partner communication cadence including financial modeling and analysis, metrics and reporting that provide insights and a proactive way of managing and monitoring leading indicators
· Driving resolution of critical vendor, process and system issues to ensure root cause analysis and correction and improved customer experience while ensuring the highest degree of controllership and customer obsession.

Basic Qualifications

- BS/BA degree and minimum 7 years of experience in business, accounting, finance, consulting or similar field.

Preferred Qualifications

- MBA, CPA, PMP
- Proven Management experience leading a team within a rapid and abstract environment
- Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma · Advanced understanding of SQL and ETL tools
- Procurement, Accounts Payable, or Accounts Receivable experience
- Proven ability to meet deadlines, prioritize quickly, organize team dynamics and deliver results with a strong track record of managing deliverables from multiple parties to meet challenging deadlines
- Ability to work independently and be self-motivated in a fast-paced, often ambiguous and rapidly changing environment
- Excellent business judgment, analytical, and decision making skills to evaluate complex processes and financial scenarios
- Experience with optimizing operations and finance for cash flow, margin and productivity improvements
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to present to senior leadership
- Demonstrated successful track record of team leadership within a large scale, rapid and process driven environment, while managing multiple projects and priorities.
- Excellent Financial modeling and data analytics skills, including Excel, Tableau, Access, SQL Server, and other analysis tools.

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


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