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Finance Manager, Operations Nationwide Locations

Company name, Inc.

Seattle, WA

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Job DescriptionFinance is all about the numbers\u2026unless you work at Amazon; it\u2019s knowing the numbers and so much more. Enthusiasm and energy help 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 Managers 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\u2019ll 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\u2019t add value. You know the difference between investing wisely, and money wasted. Job Responsibilities include:

Manage others, develop exceptional talent, and encourage your team to challenge assumptions
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 \u201clearn by doing\u201d environment by engaging with on-the-floor associates and managers to promote and encourage continued customer focus
Partner with your team and develop all weekly and monthly financial close activities, all planning, forecasting, and reporting models while overseeing their continuous innovation and communication to both your operations & other 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 \u2013 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
Proven ability to manage a team with competing priorities & provide level-headed guidance during unexpected events

Basic Qualifications

BA/BS Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or similar discipline with analytical bias
5 years\u2019 relevant experience in positions that require analysis, reporting financial results, forecasting, budgeting, variance analysis, and data interpretation of business impact and results
3 years\u2019 experience directly supervising teams and developing people
3 years\u2019 experience performing financial and ad hoc analysis using data reporting tools
3 years\u2019 experience with Excel advanced functions (macros, index, conditional list, arrays, pivots, lookups)
3 years\u2019 experience working with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

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, MSAccess, 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
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer \u2013 Minority / Female / Disability / Vet

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Company Profile
Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.

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