Finance Manager, AWS Infrastructure, DC Ops Finance

Portland, Oregon, USA

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Job summary
The Organization
Amazon tops the 2018 Harris Poll for most reputable company, scoring first for Emotional Appeal, Products & Services, and Financial Performance, and top ten for Vision & Leadership and Workplace Environment. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the market leader in cloud infrastructure and services, supporting hundreds of thousands of customers of all sizes.

In AWS Finance, you will work with exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people who believe financial partnership is critical to customer success. We benefit from diverse experiences and perspectives and are committed to inclusion as a business advantage and the right thing to do.
The growth of AWS and scope of Amazon’s business create opportunities to grow your career and broaden experience in any direction you choose. As a pioneer in cloud services, AWS lets you apply data, creativity, and analytical ability to completely new challenges and opportunities. This is a chance to work hard, have fun, and make history.

The Position
This role is a part of our Data Center Operations Finance team for AWS Infrastructure.

We provide end-to-end financial support driving AWS to be the low cost provider in Cloud computing and leader in customer experience. This includes supporting business owners in building, operating and innovating our Cloud datacenters. We support operations, business development, and engineering. You should be passionate about producing financial analysis enabling management to make breakthrough decisions, drive cash flow, and ultimately delight our customers.
This individual will help build the infrastructure controller ship function with our business partners and establish the pace for the finance team to ensure we are delivering actionable insights in a timely manner. The position will be the owner of financial scorecards and contribute to driving standardization and team efficiency worldwide, advancing continuous improvements in measuring and monitoring total cost reporting and productivity metrics for all of Data Center operations.


We are growing rapidly in existing regions as well as expanding into new regions. As a member of this team, you will work with global AWS leadership to:
* Serve as the key business partner working directly with global AWS management and other internal stakeholders to provide financial recommendations. You must have the ability to structure problems, perform analysis, and present to your business partners. Supporting business partners at Amazon requires the ability to dissent, while building trust with your business partners
* Report weekly and monthly financial and operating metrics
* Own process of all aggregated reporting of global Infra Operations including budgetary responsibilities and measurement of actual performance to budget and forecast
* Manage the financial planning process. Model, analyze and forecast metrics that drive budgeting, forecasting and business decisions
* Be an integral member in the monthly financial close process and perform ad hoc projects and analysis as needed
* Analyze business results for key takeaways to achieve business objectives
* Monitor compliance with controls and systems, and developing new processes to support the fast-growing, global AWS business
* Prepare detailed financial models for business segments, drive business initiatives, and identify, implement, and deliver key operational efficiencies






Basic Qualifications


· 8+ years of finance experience or a related analytical field.
BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, and Computer Science) or equivalent and a minimum 5 years of finance experience

Preferred Qualifications

· MBA or other advanced degree
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· Experience writing SQL queries to pull data
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· Ability to present ideas to a group of senior level managers
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· Advanced knowledge of Excel
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· Able to work well with cross functional teams
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· Previous experience with TM1 and Business Intelligence tools is a plus - Master's degree, MBA preferred
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· Advanced analytical and business sense and a keen attention to detail
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· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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· Ability to manage multiple tasks at once
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· Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects in a fast paced environment.
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· A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations


Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.






Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Job tags: AWS SQL
Job perks/benefits: Career development
Job region(s): North America
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