Amazon is a fast paced, dynamic, Technology Company based in Seattle. The company ranked 5th on the Fortune 500 2019 list and continues to grow revenue at double digits, executing a simple strategy: “to be earth’s most customer centric company; to build a place where people can come to find and discover anything they might want to buy online.” Amazon has expanded that mission statement to disrupt and innovate multiple industries, including: live content streaming with Amazon Instant Video, tech products with the Kindle Fire and Fire TV and Echo, delivery speeds with two day/next day/same day/one hour shipping, cloud computing with AWS, and online payments with Amazon Payments Services.
The Supply Chain Optimization Technologies (SCOT) Finance team is seeking a Finance Manager to support the Selection Economics team under the Inventory Planning and Control (IPC) group. This team makes decisions about which selection to include in Amazon’s various storefronts and profitability programs including Amazon’s Retail business, PrimeNow, and Amazon Bookstore.
The Finance Manager will serve as a key partner to the business team, helping to shape overall program strategy and measure success. They will be involved in all aspects of the business, and coordinate with a diverse array of partners from Program Managers to Software Engineers, Research Scientists, and Economists. An ideal candidate for this role will be an individual who can easily transition from performing high-judgement strategic analyses to deep-diving into the data to generate insights and identify risks and opportunities.
· Develop and maintain financial models for the Selection Economics team and their programs. Define and project value creation and impact to Amazon’s overall supply chain network. Understand how to optimally balance tradeoffs and recommend a course of action
· Deep dive and dissect algorithms to test hypotheses, understand and validate inputs, identify information bias, and uncover incorrect attribution to drive continued optimization of the global network
· Quantify the impact of changes to Selection Economics programs, help proactively communicate these impacts to business teams before they are affected by them
· Determine the optimal allocation of finite resources across competing priorities to maximize long-term value creation
· Define metrics and establish measurable goals to track inputs and outputs across business initiatives to measure and monitor success
· 7+ years' experience in a large corporate finance environment with heavy emphasis on analytics
· Strong knowledge of statistical modeling and testing techniques
· Advanced use of SQL (for data mining and business intelligence)
· MBA or Masters in Economics, Finance or similar discipline with analytical bias
· Solid business judgment and controllership focus
· Strong written and verbal communication skills with a customer focused, professional demeanor
· A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed
· Ability to gather, inspect, and analyze data sets independently
· Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.