Senior Financial Analyst in Seattle, Washington

Amazon seeks a Senior Financial Analyst to be a key member in our Alexa Finance team. Alexa is the name of the Amazon cloud service that powers Echo, the groundbreaking new Amazon devices designed around your voice. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most innovative businesses at Amazon.

As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will work directly with business leaders to identify opportunities and develop business cases. Job responsibilities include:

  • Leading short and long-term financial planning

  • Establishing and maintaining operating and business metrics and their backend processes

  • Building financial models for new business concepts

  • Presenting financial summary and business insights to senior management

  • Providing analysis to support month end closing, capacity planning, product line cost allocation, and SW roadmap review

The successful candidate will have shown experience in past roles influencing business owners and supporting decision making in rapidly evolving environments. This role requires a self starter with strong project management skills, modeling skills, and a keen attention to detail. This role also has regular interaction with executives and various business units across Amazon and therefore requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • BA/BS degree in finance, accounting, business, economics, or related field

  • 3+ years of relevant Finance experience

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • MBA or MS in Finance, Economics or a related field

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast paced and rapidly-changing environment

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities and drive projects to completion

  • Demonstrated ability to influence decisions through effective verbal and written communication, logical reasoning ad the presentation of alternatives.

  • Advanced use of SQL (data mining and business intelligence)

  • Experience with Essbase, Cognos, Oracle Financials or similar tools

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

AMZR Req ID: 465512