Sr. Financial Analyst

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


Amazon seeks an experienced Senior Financial Analyst to help build a new business within the Alexa organization. This is an exciting opportunity to join an early-stage, innovative business and directly impact the experience of our customers.

As a Senior Finance Analyst you will help define the business strategy for this new area of growth. Job responsibilities include working closely with a senior business leader to create financial models and provide decision support. In addition to ad hoc responsibilities, the role will include forecasting and variance analysis, plus other basic finance functions (e.g. opex controllership). The successful candidate will have proven experience in past roles influencing business leaders in rapidly evolving environments.

This role requires a self-starter with strong business modeling skills, a keen attention to detail, an ability to work through ambiguity at pace, and solid skills in data mining and business intelligence. This role also has regular interaction with various businesses across Amazon and requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.


• 5+ years' of experience in finance or a related analytical field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


• BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, and Computer Science)
• MBA or MS in Finance, Economics or a related field
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast paced and rapidly-changing environment
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities and drive projects to completion
• Demonstrated ability to influence decisions through effective verbal and written communication
• Advanced Excel skills
• Advanced use of SQL

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Job ID: Amazon-1341965