External job description Finance is all about the numbers…unless you work at Amazon; it's knowing the numbers and so much more. Enthusiasm and energy help us deliver new ideas, and solutions. Do you view problems as treasures, and are you willing to dive deep to develop those solutions and deliver results? Will you seek to challenge the status quo, and accept that your ideas and mechanisms may be tested daily? At Amazon, we move with purpose and speed, and this requires we work with a dynamic network of North American Fulfillment, Transportation and Retail partners. The role will employ every facet of data and communication to ensure our partners and our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information to help them make the best possible decision for North American Operations Finance. The role is responsible for forecasting and managing transportation expenses, partnering with the business, and driving cost out across North American Operations.
This is a perfect position for someone who knows how to manage fast and smart. You will also provide the business with big leadership bringing a deep knowledge and a proven record of accomplishment. You already know how to make sense between which details that make all the difference, and those that don't add value. You know the difference between investing wisely, and money wasted.
•BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or similar discipline with analytical bias •5+ years relevant experience in positions that require analysis and reporting financial results •3+ years' experience directly supervising teams and developing people •Demonstrated financial acumen and analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of business impact and results •3+ years of experience with advanced proficiency in Excel (pivots, lookups, etc.) •Ability to travel; 10%+ travel expected, primarily to local operations, in addition to regional support •3+ years of proven familiarity with concepts of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
•MBA and/ or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate) + relevant experience •Management experience with demonstrated leadership skills with proven ability to take on and create new assignments •Proven expertise managing, evaluating, analyzing quickly and creating meaningful business reporting •Proven ability to develop strategic relationships with your business partners - you influence the decisions. You can root cause issues quickly and uncover core issues using data, then assist, consult with, and teach the business how decisions affect costs in their sites and create new mechanisms as they are needed •Proven ability to manage a team with competing priorities & provide level-headed guidance during unexpected events •Advanced problem solving and root cause analysis combined with proven ability to communicate those analysis •Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions •• Manage and prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, growing and ambiguous environment •Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MSAccess, Essbase and/or Cognos) and other financial systems such (i.e. Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards) •Previous experience within a Manufacturing, Distribution Center or Logistics processes and systems a plus •Career progression and willingness to relocate for advancement opportunities
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