Senior Finance Manager, AWS

Job Description


Job summary
Are you looking for that next big Finance opportunity? Want to directly influence the future of some of the most successful AWS products? Come join AWS Finance! AWS is a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of enterprise, government and start-up businesses and organizations in over 190 countries around the world. Launched in 2006, AWS officially began offering developer customers access to web services – now widely known as cloud computing – based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform.
AWS Finance seeks a Senior Finance Manager to support the Data Center Network Infrastructure business. Networking Engineering teams support all aspects of connectivity to/from Amazon and the outside world, as well as the connectivity between Amazon’s data centers and services. Within Networking, our business partners are confronting and solving complex and high-stakes challenges. This role will develop Senior Finance Analysts, participate in developing best in class finance practices, and own financial metrics across the Network Finance organization.
The successful candidate should possess strong leadership skills and business acumen, should be capable of influencing the organization to drive results, and have a passion for improving existing processes. This role requires strong business sense with a capability to independently drive business partnership and have a structured approach to problem-solving, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
The candidate should also possess strong verbal and written communication skills, this role requires a finance leader with long term vision, a keen attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects effectively. This role also has close interaction with executives and various business units across Amazon and therefore requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Key job responsibilities
• Lead short and long-term financial planning;
• Drive cost optimization opportunities across Network Infrastructure.
• Provide strategic support to key business initiatives and investment.
• Drive forecast automation and continuous planning initiatives
• Maintain the highest standards for financial models and reporting.
• Serve as a key business partner working directly with AWS senior management and other internal stakeholders to provide financial narratives, analysis, and recommendations.
Basic qualifications
12+ years of finance experience or a related analytical field.
Preferred qualification
• BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, and Computer Science)
• MBA or Master’s in a related field
• Advanced modeling skills including strong knowledge of Excel skills
• Knowledge of SQL, databases, and data visualization is desirable
• Comfortable working with cross-functional teams and dealing with ambiguity.
• Strong organizational and multitasking skills with ability to balance competing priorities.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Management experience
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