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Amazon Fresh, West Region, Finance Manager

Amazon Fresh, West Region, Finance Manager

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Finance & Accounting
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Job Description

Finance is all about the numbers…unless you work at Amazon; it’s knowing the numbers and so much more. Enthusiasm and energy help us deliver new ideas, and solutions. Do you view problems as treasures, and are you willing to dive deep to develop those solutions and deliver results? Will you seek to challenge the status quo, and accept that your ideas and mechanisms may be tested daily? At Amazon, we move with purpose and speed, and this requires we work with a dynamic network of Operations, HR, Tech and Retail partners. We help others understand finance and are *the* trusted business advisors by employing every facet of data and communication to ensure our partners and our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information to help them make the best possible decision. Come teach us a few things, and we’ll teach you a few things as we navigate the most customer-centric company on Earth.

This is a perfect position for someone who knows how to work fast and smart. Your experience has taught you how to avoid sticky predicaments, and you are good about avoiding the mess, sooner rather than later. You know which details make all the difference, and which ones don’t add value. You know the difference between spending time wisely and wasting time.

Job Responsibilities include:
· Expertise collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to drive business improvement and cost reductions

  • Root cause analysis and uncovering core issues using data, then assisting the Fulfillment Center improve and create new measures for site productivity
  • Recommend, develop, and implement policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability
  • Lead the development of all weekly and monthly financial close, all planning, forecasting, and reporting models and their continuous innovation and improving the use and ease of interpretation by your Operations partners
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities & providing level-headed guidance during unexpected events
  • Model different scenarios and create business case for fresh expansion
  • Manage the finance project plan for new site launches
  • Partner with Operations Integration team to benchmark and deploy best in class standards
  • Develop and hire the best

Basic Qualifications

- BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or similar discipline with analytical bias
- 5+ years relevant experience in positions that require analysis and reporting financial results
- 3+ years’ experience directly supervising teams and developing people
- Demonstrated financial acumen and analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of business impact and results
- 3+ years of experience with advanced proficiency in Excel (pivots, lookups, etc.)
- Ability to travel; 10%+ travel expected, primarily to local operations, in addition to regional support
- 3+ years of proven familiarity with concepts of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Preferred Qualifications

· MBA preferred
· Measured experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis
· Familiarity with concepts of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
· Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to develop new ideas, creative solutions and demonstrated experience implementing such mechanisms to result
· Ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital
· Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and levels of management
· Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MSAccess, Essbase and/or Cognos) and providing recommendations based on results of ad hoc analyses to management for strategic decision-making
· Previous experience in a Manufacturing, Distribution Center or Logistics processes and systems a plus
· Career progression and willingness to relocate for advancement opportunities

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