The Global Mile Finance team is seeking a Manager, Program Management to lead PMO for global logistics cost, economic modeling and financial automation projects.
This is a new role that will focus on providing finance partnership and leading finance product development for our dynamic and rapidly growing partner, Amazon Global Mile on integrating and developing global products and capabilities. The role will lead the integration and development of financial processes including financial transactions, cash flow management, credit control, intercompany, management reporting and financial planning.
The Manager, Program Management will collaborate with business and finance functional teams to establish the right ownership of the financial activities, and set up financial process to effectively support business growth and manage cash flow. The person will create and execute technology roadmaps for the related financial transactions, and will help develop effective milestones and launch schedules for this work. The ideal candidate will anticipate and resolve bottlenecks while balancing business needs and escalating where appropriate.
Acting as the finance controller, the person will manage the financial health of the product portfolio. The person will be responsible for weekly and monthly metrics reporting, monthly and quarterly business review, and financial analysis to support performance management and decision making. The person will lead the planning process from top line development to productivity improvement, and support long term business strategy formation.
The right candidate will blend strong critical thinking, tactical finance operations experience, and proficiency in financial process development and change management, while understanding and further developing our financial applications.
Bachelors' degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
5+ years of experience in a program management or finance operational role
Master's degree in Finance/accounting or MBA
Good knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
Solid experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis
Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
Highly analytical, detail oriented and a demonstrated strong sense of business management; proven ability to develop new ideas and ability to deliver solutions
Experience working with reporting tools (Essbase and/or Cognos)
Knowledge of Manufacturing, Distribution Center or Logistics processes and systems a plus
Proficiency in Excel (pivots, index match, look-ups, etc.)
Proven SQL ability (query writing, updating, validation)
Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills working with peers and various levels of management
Ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment;
Ability to hire and develop Program and Product management talent
Highly organized, ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little to no guidance and tight deadlines
Demonstrated financial and/or analytical experience including familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and/or data interpretation and analysis
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