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Finance Manager

Location:
Mansfield
Company:
Amazon

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Finance is all about the numbers'¦unless you work at Amazon; it's knowing the numbers and so much more. Enthusiasm helps us deliver new ideas, and solutions. Do you view problems as treasures, and are you willing to dive deep to develop those solutions and deliver results? Will you seek to challenge the status quo, and accept that your ideas and mechanisms may be tested daily? At Amazon, we move with purpose and speed, and this requires we work with a dynamic network of Operations, HR, Tech and Retail partners. Our Finance Manager work with multiple sites, they help others understand financial decisions and are *the* trusted business advisor. They employ every facet of data and communication to ensure our partners and our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information to help them make the best possible decision. Come teach us a few things, and we'll teach you a few things as we navigate the most customer-centric company on Earth.

This is a perfect position for someone who knows how to manage fast and smart. You will also provide the business with big leadership bringing a deep knowledge and a proven record of accomplishment. You already know how to make sense between which details that make all the difference, and those that don't add value. You know the difference between investing wisely, and money wasted.

Job Responsibilities include:


• Promote recruiting efforts across the network to continually hire and develop the best
• Manage and participate in finance and accounting activities across several locations
• Recommend, develop, and implement policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability
• Create a 'learn by doing' environment by engaging with on-the-floor associates and managers to promote and encourage continued customer focus
• Partner with multiple functional teams control and lead monthly financial close activities, all planning, forecasting, and reporting models while overseeing their continuous innovation and communication to business partners
• Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timely

Key Characteristics:


• Proven expertise managing, evaluating, analyzing quickly and creating meaningful business reporting
• Proven ability to develop strategic relationships with your business partners ' you influence the decisions. You can root cause issues quickly and uncover core issues using data, then assist, consult with, and teach the business how decisions affect costs in their sites and create new mechanisms as they are needed



2. Basic Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
(Amazon's required minimum skill set and job qualifications)


• BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or similar discipline with analytical bias
• Relevant experience in positions that require analysis and reporting financial results, business partnering and stakeholder management
• Demonstrated financial acumen and analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of business impact and results
• Advanced proficiency in Excel
• Ability to travel; 20%+ travel expected, primarily to local operations, in addition to regional support
• Proven familiarity with concepts of UK. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
3. Preferred Qualifications
• MBA and/ or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate) + relevant experience
• Management experience with demonstrated leadership skills with proven ability to take on and create new assignments
• Advanced problem solving and root cause analysis combined with proven ability to communicate those analysis
• Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions
• Manage and prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, growing and ambiguous environment
• Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MS Access, Essbase and/or Cognos) and other financial systems such (i.e. Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards)
• Previous experience within a Manufacturing, Distribution Center or Logistics processes and systems a plus
• Career progression and willingness to relocate for advancement opportunities

We are open to the right candidate being based out of other locations within the UK.

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.
Amazon takes your personal data protection seriously and respects EU and local data protection laws. Unless you express otherwise, by submitting your CV you authorize the hiring Amazon company to store your personal data in the electronic database maintained by Amazon Corporate LLC. in the USA or one of its affiliates for the purpose of assessing your suitability for this and future job vacancies and to pursue your recruiting process.
If at any time you want your personal data to be deleted, you simply need to notify the hiring Amazon company. Amazon will not share your personal data with any third party without your prior consent. As part of your interview process with Amazon you may be asked to authorize the hiring Amazon company to separately verify your application data and personal background through a third party service provider.


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