• Head of Japan Content Finance

    勤務地 JP-13-Meguro
    掲載日 3 months ago(2018-03-07 9:21)
    Job ID
    Amazon Japan G.K.
  • Job Description

    Amazon.com is seeking a Finance Manager to be a key business partner with Amazon's Worldwide Digital Video team. In addition to traditional Finance and Accounting responsibilities, this person will have an integral role in structuring and analyzing content acquisition deals for one of the most dynamic organizations within Amazon. Given the nature of this position, this role involves balancing traditional finance functions including financial controllership, budgeting and variance analysis along with data analytics, and therefore a successful candidate will have the ability to tackle multiple projects and efficiently execute deliverables. The right individual will have exceptional finance and analytical skills, strong leadership skills and solid business judgment capable of driving an organization to the right results. He or she will have operated successfully in a fast-paced, global, 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. The successful candidate must be able to think and act both strategically and tactically. Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial, as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve and prioritize.

    Key Responsibilities
    - Provide finance and analytics support to the Content Acquisition team, helping with deal evaluation, budget management and other ad-hoc analysis
    - Own world-wide reporting for the content acquisition team including creating new metrics to better track business performance
    - Partner with accounting teams for budget management and month end close activities
    - Lead ad hoc financial analyses and new business development initiatives
    - Translate analytic insights into concrete, actionable recommendations for business or product improvement
    - Influence business decision by effective verbal and written communication, data driven analysis and presentation of alternatives

    Basic Qualifications

    • BA/BS degree required with major in Finance, Economics, or Accounting
    • 5+ years of relevant Finance experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Proficient spoken and written Japanese and English

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MBA from a highly regarded business school
    • Proficiency at querying relational databases (SQL) and ability to pull & integrate data from various sources
    • Strong financial modeling & analytical skills; Superior attention to detail
    • Strong experience in developing sound analytics-based solutions to business problems
    • 2+ years of experience managing people
    • Must be comfortable working in cross-functional teams
    • Ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
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