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Senior Finance Analyst, Amazon Devices Japan

Senior Finance Analyst, Amazon Devices Japan

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Amazon Japan G.K.
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Job Description

Amazon Japan is looking for a finance manager to support the Amazon Device Sales and Marketing team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most innovative businesses at Amazon, providing end-to-end finance support for one of the Device categories offered in Japan: Kindle eReaders, Fire Tablets or Fire TV Streaming Media Players. This role will be responsible for the financial assessments of key investments in the areas of promotions, engagement and strategic business initiatives. It includes the category’s financial planning and forecasts.

The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader and a strategic thinker with excellent analytical skills and solid business judgment. She/he has demonstrated ability to effectively manage the financial responsibilities of a fast-paced and extremely dynamic business.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Analyze opportunities and develop financial models for strategies and business plans to grow the Japan Device business.
  • Develop key metrics and performance indicators to measure overall financial performance and provide foundation for continuous improvement.
  • Lead the financial planning process for a Japan Device category.
  • Provide financial insights for periodic business reviews (Weekly Business Review) with the senior management.
  • Provide constant financial guidance to enhance the cost efficiency and process effectively.

Basic Qualifications

  • Commercially oriented finance manager with 6+ years experience in a multinational organization.
  • Consistently demonstrated the ability to influence business leaders through effective communication, logical reasoning and presentation of the alternatives.
  • Rich experience of implementing a transparent and integrated analytical platforms which will allow a rich business discussion/alignment among many business teams, in a scalable and efficient manner.
  • Act as a coach to build sustainable world-class teams.
  • Excellent written and oral English communication
  • A strong track record of past professional achievement

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced SQL knowledge
  • MBA from a top school
  • Statistical analysis knowledge with STATA, R or SAS
  • Knowledge of VBA or other programming languages
  • Familiarity with financial reporting software (Cognos/Oracle/Essbase)
  • Familiarity with financial reporting software (Cognos/Oracle/Essbase)
  • Business-level Japanese language ability