Retail Category Sr. Finance Analyst
Amazon.co.uk opened its virtual doors in October 1998 and strives to be the world's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything that they might want to buy online. Originally known as a bookseller, Amazon.co.uk has dramatically expanded its range over the years to offer everything from DVD's to MP3's, Toys to Tools, Clothing to Computers and so much more.
Based at Amazon.co.uk Ltd's Office in Shoreditch, our Sr. Finance Analysts either partner closely with one of Amazon's Category Leads, or work within other finance and business groups to help the company manage its strategic, financial, and operational plans.
In this role, you will:
-Be a Finance SME, with direct business partnering with Retail Category Leadership
-Contribute to planning, forecasting and reporting Profit/Loss and working capital metrics.
-Perform business case analysis of new programs, deals, and acquisition proposals
-Provide decision support analysis of underlying data to support negotiating of commercial terms of contractual / vendor relationships
-Support and influence internal customer groups in all finance and accounting matters including budgeting, forecasting, expense tracking and control.
Experienced finance analyst and business partner.
Demonstrable and relevant technical finance/accounting experience
Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving.
In return, we will offer you a competitive salary, stock units, and other excellent benefits including healthcare. You will also have the opportunity to develop a rewarding career with one of the UK's leading online retailers.
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
-Minimum of Bachelor's degree.
-Relevant finance qualification (CIMA.ACA.ACCA) or MBA
-Has a superior attention to detail
-Excellent analytical skill, a passion for metrics and figures, and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
-Strong bias for action, including the ability to juggle multiple priorities
-Strong skills in accessing and using analytical tools and modeling
-Innovative and commercial
-Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects
-Strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication skills
-Ambitious, want to succeed and be part of a great team. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Strong commercial experience within a business partnering role, preferably within FMCG / Retail or Technology environments.