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Senior Financial Analyst - AMZ8197475

Job ID: 2639284 | Services LLC - A57




Position Title: Senior Financial Analyst

Location: Seattle, Washington

Position Responsibilities:

1. Conduct financial analysis and strategic planning in support of business groups. 2. Partner with Vice President and/or Director and Category/Business Leaders in setting profitability, business expansion, and product selection goals. 3. Work directly for business leaders and cross-functional teams to present results of ad hoc business and statistical analysis and recommendations to senior management for optimal decision making. 4. Develop and automate reporting of key performance metrics and analysis using Excel, SQL, COGNOS, Essbase and other tools to achieve business goals. 5. Perform business and financial forecasting and spreadsheet modeling by writing complex SQL queries to gather the financial and operational data needed for the analysis and using advanced excel spreadsheet modeling techniques. 6. Review and measure financial and operational performance on a weekly basis with business team and report to senior management using financial and operational metrics, including performing ad-hoc audits of the financial metrics used for data accuracy. 7. Work on monthly close process working closely with accounting to ensure the validity of the financials and report results to senior management. 8. Oversee and review bi-yearly operational planning activities for detailed business level budgeting and forecasting, and create detailed financials plans. 9. Update the detailed financial plans on a regular basis. 10. Work with business teams to create daily forecasts based on the previously created monthly forecasts. 11. Define reporting methodologies. 12. Create new reporting using Excel, SQL, and COGNOS. Maintain and run reports using tools such as Excel, Essbase, Cognos, and SQL. 13. Conduct financial, statistical and business analyses, business and financial forecasting, and financial spreadsheet modeling, using a broad range of tools and technologies, including Excel, Essbase, SQL and Cognos. 14. Track down and identify sources of data, determine the validity of the data, and analyze the variance in the data between various systems and reports. 15. Telecommuting benefits available 16. Work may be performed from anywhere in the U.S.

40 hours / week, 8:00am-5:00pm, Salary Range $121,763/year to $163,200/year. is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation #0000

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA


Position Requirements:

A master's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Business Administration/Management, Finance, Economics or related discipline and 1 year of experience in financial analysis or consulting. In the alternative, a bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Business Administration/Management, Finance, Economics or related discipline followed by 5 progressively responsible post-baccalaureate years of experience in financial analysis or consulting. 1) 1 year of experience with financial and business forecasting and analysis using statistical, data mining and/or Business Intelligence tools (equivalent to SAS, Oracle SQL, IBM COGNOS BI or Essbase). 2) 1 year of experience with advanced excel spreadsheet modeling (linear optimization using tools, excel solver, automation/VBA, or related advanced spreadsheet techniques) to aid managerial decision making. 3) 1 year of experience managing finance driven projects including project design, budgeting, and implementation. 4) 1 year of experience reporting and presenting business analysis and recommendations to senior management. #0000


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