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Senior Financial Analyst, Controllership

Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana, Telangana, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Amazon is seeking an experienced Sr. Financial Analyst to support financial reporting and analytics in Amazon Transportation Services, a leader in the global supply chain revolution through pioneering robotics, revolutionary automation initiatives, seeking sustainable solutions such as electric vehicles, and introducing one-day delivery for millions of products, in order to deliver billions of packages to delight customers

Career Opportunities:
Controllership seeks an Accounting and good in Finance to own Financial Reporting and Analytics and ensure financial statements are correct in transportation space for inbound, middle mile and outbound. Experience in this team opens up several career opportunities across Amazon. You will learn to produce insightful financial reporting, build robust and repeatable financial processes, controls, and perform in-depth analysis on transportation spend numbers. Given the nature of our business, you will learn to venture into unknown territory, and learn how to succeed in a new space.

Team Exposure:
This role partners across transportation, fulfilment, supply chain, and technology teams to improve efficiencies while improving customer experience globally. This role works with business intelligence engineers, accountants, accounting managers, data engineers, program and product managers. This role creates a “learn by doing” environment by engaging with business and technology to promote and encourage continued customer focus. You will anticipate and resolve bottlenecks while balancing business needs and escalating where appropriate.

Success in this role:
The successful candidate has demonstrated the following : Good in developing insights using financial trend analytics, activity based costing, econometrics, and/or statistics. The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication as the role requires heavy partnership with global teams. This role will work in a dynamic environment working with some of the world's largest data sets in logistics costing and financial reporting. As such, the Sr. Financial Analyst must combine excellent business analysis skills and should be able to derive actionable cost measures for consumption across Amazon.

Key job responsibilities
- Use solid financial knowledge and business acumen to build financial models, interpret data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations that deliver results, drive improvements, and influence leaders throughout Amazon. These decisions can have global impact.
- Delivers weekly/monthly financial close. Uses financial systems and advanced MSExcel functions to work with large data sets. Outputs plans, forecasts, budgets, and consolidations.
- Driving continuous improvement and standardization of processes, including implementation of good practices in the controllership area
- Supporting financial reporting and operating planning, demonstrating finance acumen and should be able to quickly adopt to different business needs
- Preparing concise commentary, tailored to various levels of stakeholders, and collaborating with operations’ leaders and other teams
- Uses active listening skills intuitively to communicate data (both written and verbal) in a clear, concise, and unambiguous manner. Adjusts style for various audiences to articulate complex finance issues clearly.
- Collects and analyzes quantitative data to develop relevant reports that drive cost reductions.
- Participates in hiring and mentoring peers. Seeks and leverages diverse perspectives in all activities.
- Identifies opportunities to resolve defects proactively. Improves, scales, or simplifies finance tools across teams and organizations.

A day in the life
The Sr. Financial Analyst blends reporting, critical thinking and ownership skills. while understanding and further developing financial applications. A typical day in this role provides an opportunity to resolve ambiguous problems, own month end close deliverables, work with tech partners to resolve technical issues and ensure successful accounting automation launch for month end close processes.

About the team
Transportation Controllership is a global finance team responsible for Financial Reporting activities, establishing Financial Control Frameworks and Advance Analytics in the transportation space, including import, domestic inbound, warehouse transfer, and outbound shipments. We partner closely with transportation business units and tech teams as they work to continually refine and scale the business to keep pace with Amazon's rapid growth. Along with our partners in Accounting, we are responsible for the contractual and managerial closing the books on Transportation spend.

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

Hyderabad, TS, IND

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