- Tokyo, Japan
Amazon is seeking a Finance Manager to join the DE Logistics Finance team, supporting new transportation initiatives. This role will 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 manage a team of analysts and be directly responsible for controllership and finance in our logistics field operations in a specific region. In addition, 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.
Job responsibilities will include:
• Managing all expenditures relating to regional facilities and delivery regular cost forecasts and variance analyses
• Developing annual operations and capital plans
• Managing Delivery Station labor planning
• Supporting expansion activity
• Partnering with regional and site leadership to influence financial and operational productivity and mitigate risks
o Experience in logistic controlling - forecasting, planning, optimization
o Advanced Excel user
o Ability to travel - up to 20% of time will be spent in facilities outside of corporate offices
o Industry experience in e-commerce, distribution, retail, or any other state of the art Supply Chain/Logistics industrial company
o Fluent in English, working knowledge of German a plus
o BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
o Proven familiarity with concepts of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
o Strong PC modeling skills including advanced proficiency in MS Excel
o Excellent communication skills, working with multiple peer groups and levels of management
o Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
o Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions
o Advanced problem solving and root cause analysis combined with proven ability to communicate those analysis
o Demonstrated experience of successfully driving complex, milestone driven projects and carrying out changes across multi-country entities.
o 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)
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