Senior Financial Analyst
Amazon
Bangalore , KA, IN
3d ago

DESCRIPTION

With millions of customers visiting us every day to find, discover, and buy products, we’re obsessed with making the shopping experience the best it can be and advertising is a part of that experience.

We strive to make advertising so relevant that customers welcome it on Amazon, on mobile and tablet devices, and across the web.

We put the customer at the heart of everything we do.

  • If you’re obsessed with being a part of digital advertising that informs instead of interrupts; that helps customers deliver great products and brands, not just delivers impressions;
  • and that empowers customers to be decisive, rather than distracts them then we want you to come join us and make advertising even better.

    The Amazon India Advertising business is a strategic start-up with support and interest from business units across the company as well as Amazon’s top management.

    We are a motivated, collaborative and fun-loving team building a high growth business. We are entrepreneurial and have a bias for action and a broad mandate to experiment and innovate.

    This role offers an opportunity to make a significant impact on the future vision for Amazon.

    This position is based at the Amazon India headquarters in Bangalore.

    Position Description :

    The Senior Finance Analyst will be a key business partner with the IN Advertisement leadership team to assist in maximizing the potential of our Advertising program.

    The position is responsible for financial planning and analysis for this high growth business. In this role, you will be responsible for all financial controllership, metrics and overall financial analysis.

    The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity; detail oriented and has the ability to work well with cross-

    functional teams including categories, sales, product development and software development.

    Primary Responsibilities :

  • Lead the forecasting efforts of revenue, margin, monetization initiatives, and resource allocation
  • To evaluate and communicate accounts receivable controllership risks with the leadership and assessing the adequacy of existing controls and implementing new controls as needed.
  • Anticipate business requirements, trends, and variances; develop action plans; measure and analyze results; initiate corrective actions;
  • minimize the impact of negative variances

  • Lead analytical projects that assist and influence the business
  • Uphold and enforce an environment of ethical practices and strong financial controllership
  • Assist in the development of new advertising products by evaluating the business and competitive landscape, understanding customer needs and value drivers, and crafting high impact growth strategies for the business
  • To evaluate and communicate accounts receivable controllership risks with the leadership and assessing the adequacy of existing controls and implementing new controls as needed.
  • BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • CA or MBA (Finance) from a highly regarded business school
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in finance
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Data Warehouse, COGNOS, and SQL is a strong plus
  • Advanced Excel user
  • Personal Characteristics :

  • Solid business judgment capable of driving an organization to the right results with a focused, pragmatic, approach to the business
  • Excellent analytical skills, a passion for metrics and figures, and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
  • Experience operating successfully in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment, and have the ability to influence the decisions of senior business leaders through effective verbal and written communication, logical reasoning, and the presentation of alternatives
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