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Business Intelligence Engineer II

Business Intelligence Engineer II

Job ID 
565311
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
11/29/2017
Company 
Amazon Digital Services LLC
Position Category 
Business Intelligence
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Job Description

You will own a key role delivering financial and operational analyses, surfacing opportunities to reduce cost and innovate, manage projects, improve processes and help take the business and the finance team to the next level. As a member of this team, you will leverage strong data extraction skills to drive worldwide reporting deliverables, engineer ad hoc financial analysis, support business planning and implement ideas for process improvement. The individual must have the ability to communicate effectively across multiple technical and non-technical business units, as well as across other geographies. Successful members of this team collaborate effectively to solve data problems, implement new reporting solutions, and deliver successfully against high operational standards.

Responsibilities include:
- Building and improving existing finance processes to ensure data integrity and efficient analyses
- Support the development of continuously-evolving automated forecast models and methodologies, owning the quantitative analysis of the performance
- Manage and develop scalable financial tools or reports that align, and simplify, monthly business reviews, annual planning, and forecasting processes
- Sourcing, analyzing, and reporting quantitative data; perform ad hoc analyses
- Analyzing trends, formulating projections, and evaluating savings initiatives
- Assist in developing monthly/quarterly financial reporting (actual and forecast) and annual budgeting
- Provide fact-based insights into variances and trends
- Presentation of findings and recommendations to Senior Leaders

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following abilities and characteristics:
- Be highly analytical and detail oriented
- Quickly build credibility and trust with internal customers
- Demonstrate work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
- Strong leadership, communication, and persuasion skills
- Advanced communication skills, both verbal and written
- Building scalable financial processes and metrics by working with functional leaders and other finance functions
- Developing new ideas and creative solutions
- Successful in an ambiguous environment
- Comfortable with tight deadlines and prioritize workload
- Work regularly with remote teams
- Work on cross-functional teams
- Focus on customers and work backwards



Basic Qualifications

- BS/BA degree in a quantitative field (Mathematics, Engineering, Sciences, Operations Research)
- 3 + years of financial analysis, based on large volumes of data
- Experience with SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Cognos and SharePoint



Preferred Qualifications

- Ability to consistently meet deadlines, and provide well-vetted reporting and business recommendations
- Experience communicating results to business leaders
- Advanced problem-solving skills for difficult and complex issues
- Highly organized and detail focused, have multi-tasking skills, and efficient in ambiguous situations owning full cycle software development / change efforts
- MBA or advanced degree in a quantitative field preferred
- Proficiency in statistical modeling (ideally using R or Python Pandas)

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