Finance Manager - NA Books

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

Want to help build Earth's leading e-commerce finance team?

Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995 and strives to be the world'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 NA Print & Digital Finance team.

As a Finance Manager on this team, you will be working closely with the business leaders to provide data driven analysis and recommendations to help drive the evolution of the physical business model. This position offers a unique point of view, working very closely with the leadership of the US Print Books organization and cross functionally within the wider WW Books finance team (inclusive of digital). In addition, this position will lead the planning process by preparing P&L financial forecasts and reviewing actual results to drive insights and action. A successful candidate will be strategic, analytical, and demonstrate the ability to effectively manage financial responsibilities to all business and financial partners they support.

This role will be a good fit if you:

  • are highly analytical, detail oriented and have solid conceptual thinking and problem solving skills
  • thrive in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous situations that require an ability to multi-task several priorities
  • are able to communicate complex issues in a clear and concise way
  • are able to work with large sets of data

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Leading the finance function while participating as a stakeholder in cross functional teams

  • Developing long and short term financial plans

  • Driving cross-business analytic projects for the business team with financial modeling, data mining, and presentation support

  • Leading ad hoc financial analyses and root cause investigation

  • Managing the reporting on weekly financials and operational performance metrics

  • Controllership of the business

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, or a related field

  • 4+ years of relevant experience with a relevant Master's degree

  • 6+ years of experience without a relevant Master's degree

  • MBA (or business Masters)

  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills and an ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions

  • Ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Customer focus and professional demeanor

  • Strong track record of business partnership

  • Experience and ability to use Cognos, or similar tools

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

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Finance Manager - NA Books

Amazon.Com, Inc.