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Senior Financial Analyst, Region Finance, AWS Finance

Job ID: 2666132 | Services LLC


On the Amazon Web Services (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. To build this rapidly growing business, you must be highly analytical, set high standards for accuracy and pace. This team works hard, has a great deal of fun; we are making history and having fun doing so.
The position supports the Region Finance team in the development and execution of launch and expansion strategies for new regions and special projects. In this role, you will help lay the foundation to grow the AWS data center infrastructure footprint, ensuring that the business has a viable and cost effective expansion path in regions we operate in. Areas of responsibility include: 1) owning financial elements of long-term Infrastructure Data Center supply strategies in new regions, 2) evaluating, influencing and approving colocation contracts and supporting data center construction approvals to build, 3) developing and deploying KPI’s that allow us to identify course-correction opportunities in real time, and 4) driving process improvement and automation.

Key job responsibilities
* Partner with the AWS Infrastructure Business Development team to provide strategic guidance on investments, alternatives and deal negotiations for region expansions
* Own discounted cash flow and P&L financial modeling, often under tight deadlines and lead executive-level discussions. Ensure internal stakeholders (e.g. Real estate, New Region Strategy Planning, Product teams, Networking, Data Center Engineering, Accounting, Legal, Tax, etc.) are aligned with recommendations
* Help prepare and deliver business reviews to the senior management team regarding progress and roadblocks to closing new deals
* Provide controllership and oversight of business case data integrity and approvals
* Understand infrastructure market segments, customer base, and industry verticals. Help set a business development plan for target markets and ensure alignment with approved expansion strategies
* Develop business and technology acumen in order to understand and account for technology transitions and business evolution in financial models
* Identify and lead projects to drive automation and process improvement.
* Effectively partner with functional business partner leadership across real estate, energy, construction, supply chain, and security

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

Arlington, VA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA


- 3+ years of tax, finance or a related analytical field experience
- Bachelor's degree in engineering, statistics or business, or Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of quantitative role (engineering, process re-engineering, quality assurance) experience


- 4+ years of participating in continuous improvement projects in your team to scale and improve controllership with measurable results experience
- Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (examples: SQL, MS Access, Essbase, Cognos) and other financial systems (examples: Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards)
- Experience in financial modeling, P&L management or analysis

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $60,200/year in our lowest geographic market up to $128,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.