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Finance Business Partner

Amazon

London, United Kingdom

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Finance Business Partner – Delivery Station Costs

Amazon is seeking a Finance Business Partner – Delivery Station Costs to join the UK Operations Finance team. A very high profile and busy role which will allow the successful candidate to have a direct impact on driving the future of Amazon’s world-class operations network.

The candidate will work closely with operations leaders, technology teams, and international finance teams. The person in this role will be directly responsible for decision support, controllership and finance for the largest cost area of the business. The role will involve ad-hoc analysis and special projects requiring detailed modeling to drive the decision-making of senior leadership. The candidate should be comfortable driving deadlines among various teams.

The Delivery Station Finance team is headed by a dynamic Finance Manager with broad responsibility which promises a fulfilling career prospect for the successful Finance Business Partner. AMZL UK operates from 40 Delivery Stations and delivers more than 85% of Amazon's volume. The scale of the business and the pace of change requires dynamic thinkers who are comfortable facing challenges and working to tight deadlines.

Job responsibilities will include:

• Business partnering with the Regional Directors and their teams to help improve business performance and optimise costs
• Working with Procurement to ensure best value propositions are made available for the business to operate frugally in line with the Amazon management principles
• Managing all expenditures relating to regional facilities and delivery regular cost forecasts and variance analyses
• Ensure effective controls and support the decision making process with expertise and analysis
• Developing annual operations and capital plans
• Partnering with operational teams to influence financial and operational productivity and mitigate risks

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Experience in finance and accounting
• Degree in Finance, Computer Science, Engineering or other quantitative area or other degree with equivalent experience.
• CIMA or ACCA qualification
• Exceptional communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and levels of management
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
• Understanding of finance issues in an operational environment of rapid growth
• Expertise with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
• Industry experience in e-commerce, distribution, retail, or any other state of the art Supply Chain/Logistics industrial company
• Demonstrated experience of successfully driving complex, milestone driven projects and carrying out changes across multi-country entities.

• Ability to think both analytically and strategically – to go beyond the numbers and to think logically about underlying business issues.

• Strong PC modeling skills including advanced proficiency in MS Excel advanced proficiency in MS Excel

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Familiarity with operational controllership - forecasting, planning, optimization, logistics
• MBA preferred
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.


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