Amazon seeks a talented Finance Analyst to support and drive finance for Kindle Content within the Amazon Publishing Team. Based in Seattle, this is an exciting opportunity to be a key partner in a highly innovative and rapidly evolving business at Amazon.com. This role will support Goodreads, an Amazon subsidiary located in San Francisco, CA.
In this role, you will be working closely with the Goodreads leadership team to influence decision-making by formulating and executing financial analysis for the subsidiary. This the perfect position for someone who has strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
In addition, this person will need strong communication and ability to earn trust with business partners and willingness to travel periodically to the subsidiary. This role will provide financial guidance, controllership, coordination, and support to business leaders and Kindle Content finance teams. As a Sr.
Financial Analyst, you will help define business strategy for Goodreads, Implement process improvements, and drive the core financial processes including annual operating plans (OP1,OP2), Monthly Business Reviews (MBR), and financial Risks and Opportunities (R&O) updates. This role will also be responsible for mentoring a small off-shore team and ensuring smooth financial operations in our quote to cash process for advertising business at Goodreads.
This role requires a self-starter with a strong financial modeling background, problem solving skills, a keen attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and ability to synthesis business decisions based on large data sets. This role has regular interaction with various business leaders so strong communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite.