Sr. Financial Analyst - AWS Data Center Infrastructure

Seattle, Washington, USA

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Posted 1 month ago

Amazon has a history and tradition of leading the world in Web-related technologies and services. One of those products is Amazon Web Services (AWS). Since early 2006, AWS has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure platform in the Cloud.

On the AWS Finance team you will be surrounded by people that are exceptionally talented, bright, and driven, and believe that world class support 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. To support this quickly growing business, you must possess a passion for analytics and accountability, setting high standards, and razor-sharp accuracy. Our business partners design, build and optimize capacity at all of the data centers, globally, for Amazon. So, this is a chance to work hard, have fun, and make history.

This role will act as a partner and liaison between the Data Center Planning and Delivery teams and our business intelligence teams to ensure greater financial control and automation across our systems. This role provides a great opportunity to improve data analytics, tracking and reporting of all ongoing capital projects across various teams and develop improvements to data processing and consolidations through our back end systems.

Job Responsibilities include:
· Identify and implement opportunities to resolve finance issues, improve, scale, or simplify finance tools, technology, and processes across teams and organizations
· Liaison between systems, finance and business partners to document and translate requirements for automation and system improvements
· Collaborate with stakeholders on resolution and design, test, and implement solutions
· Lead individual projects from start to finish, including managing timelines, setting priorities, and resolving conflicts with little oversight
· Train others on the correct operation of finance systems and controls and develop onboarding documentation for new team members
· Manage competing priorities & provide level-headed guidance during unexpected events

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, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
· 2+ years of experience performing financial and ad hoc analysis using data reporting tools

Preferred Qualifications

· MBA or professional certification (CFA/CPA/CMA) + relevant experience
· Experience working with Big Data
· Advanced experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis
· Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense
· Ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
· Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
· Effective communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and senior levels of management
· Previous experience within a Manufacturing, Distribution Center or Logistics processes and systems a plus
· Ability to travel; 10% travel expected, primarily to local operations
· Required proficiency in Excel (macros, index, conditional list, arrays, pivots, lookups)
· Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, Essbase and/or Cognos) and other financial systems (i.e. Oracle, SAP), providing solutions to senior management for strategic decision-making
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Job tags: AWS Oracle SQL
Job region(s): North America
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