Business Analyst, Infrastructure Procurement Analytics

Bellevue, Washington, USA

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Job summary
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Procurement Analytics team is seeking a highly effective Business (Financial) Analyst to manage and improve our equipment costing / budgeting process for inbound and outbound freight cost for our global infrastructure supply chain. The role focuses on improving our freight cost model and rate, mode, and mix variance analysis reporting capabilities. The role works closely with our Logistics team to draft business systems requirements to improve freight data visibility and procure to pay systems. The role presents an opportunity to improve and automate financial controllership processes working closely with Logistics, Finance, and ERP software development teams.
AWS serves over a million active customers in more than 190 countries. We are steadily expanding global infrastructure to help our customers achieve lower latency and higher throughput. As our customers grow their businesses, AWS will continue to provide infrastructure that meets their global requirements.
Primary Responsibilities:
· Manage the collection of quarterly freight cost input assumptions for our equipment cost forecast known as the rate card.
· Draft business systems requirements documents working with stakeholders and internal development teams to improve freight cost visibility and procure to pay systems.
· Manage freight input updates into our supply chain design network optimization model.
· Work with the Trade Compliance and Tax team to incorporate customs clearance cost, gross tax, and net tax (non-recoverable) into our infrastructure costing.

About the team
The Infra Procurement Analytics (IPA) team manages controlled pricing programs, rebates, procure to pay systems, and the equipment cost forecast for AWS's infrastructure spend. We also build analytics in BI tools like Tableau and Alteryx to measure, control procure to pay processes, and enable our customers in Procurement, Finance, and Engineering to self serve and answer questions on cost.

Basic Qualifications

· 4+ years of experience in Procurement and/or Supply Chain execution or Finance / Accounting role
· Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering, Supply Chain or equivalent combination of experience and instruction
· 1+ year of experience in writing SQL queries and creating Business Intelligence reports.
· 3+ years of experience in Excel (PowerPivot, PowerQuery)

Preferred Qualifications

· MBA degree with a major in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Supply Chain / Operations
· Knowledge of Tableau Desktop and Alteryx Designer
· Knowledge of Procurement, Logistics, and Supply Chain Planning systems
· Familiarity with computer hardware and global supply chain especially freight and logistics area.
· Excellent discretion, judgment, and executive presence
· Comfort in a fast paced, demanding environment
· Creative and proactive problem solver
· Strong controllership focus
· Ability to manage projects with multiple teams
· Excellent written communication and presentation skills is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

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Job tags: AWS SQL
Job region(s): North America
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