Sr. Financial Analyst, AWS Infrastructure

Seattle, Washington, USA

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Posted 1 month ago

The Organization
Amazon has a history and tradition of leading the world in Web-related technologies and services, one of which is Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon is considered the most reputable company in the world, according to Harris Interactive, receiving the highest scores for its emotional appeal and its products and services. AWS is a pioneer in blazing the new trails of cloud computing. The AWS Finance team provides end-to-end financial support for this multi-billion-dollar business, driving AWS to be the low cost provider in cloud computing and the leader in customer experience. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most innovative, creative, and fastest growing teams at Amazon. On the AWS Finance team, you will be surrounded by exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people, who believe world class support is critical to customer success.

The Position
AWS is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join the Financial, Planning, and Analysis (FP&A) team within AWS Infrastructure Finance that is responsible for segment reporting. In this role you will help manage the process for assigning Infrastructure costs, which drives our overall segment reporting. You will help drive initiatives to improve the quality and timeliness of business insights provided to AWS leadership, including ongoing automation efforts and overall process improvement. You will help manage operational planning and month end close processes including providing analytical support to senior management.

The successful candidate possesses strong verbal and written communication skills, a structured approach to problem-solving, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities Include:
· Liaise across the AWS finance community to help drive core financial processes including annual operating plans and month-end close
· Collaborate with teams to simplify, standardize, and automate segment reporting processes and analytics
· Communicate financial metrics and business drivers to senior management
· Partner with the TM1 systems team to implement enhancements to the cost assignment process
· Ensure compliance with finance and accounting controls and systems
· Help drive special projects, working cross-functionally with other AWS teams

Basic Qualifications

· BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, and Computer Science) or equivalent.
· Minimum 5 years of finance experience, or master’s degree and 3 years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

· CPA, CFA, MBA preferred.
· Advanced Microsoft Excel, SQL, Cognos/TM1 skills, and ability to learn proprietary Amazon systems.
· Strong financial acumen including accounting knowledge and experience with forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis.
· An eye towards continuous process improvement, including the ability to innovate both finance and operational processes.
· Comfort with ambiguity.
· Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills.
· Experience working with and presenting to senior executives.

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