Sr. Finance Manager, Robotics

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DESCRIPTIONJob summaryAt Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. Operations is at the heart of what we do, delivering millions of packages each day and fulfilling customer orders from all over the world. Amazon is seeking a Senior Finance Manager to partner with our Advanced Technology team within Worldwide Ops Robotics. This team is responsible for identifying, evaluating, developing, and deploying automation concepts into our fulfillment network that improve the safety and productivity of our operations.The Senior Finance Manager for Advanced Technology will be the finance leader for disruptive new Robotics initiatives, with a focus on business partnering, strategic decision support, business case analysis, and on-going optimization of Robotic work cells. Leading a team of three analysts, this person will partner with multiple stakeholders to provide timely analysis, insightful guidance, and financial leadership to this high-growth organization. This role requires extensive cross-functional partnership with various Operations teams to maximize the financial return of Robotics within Amazon’s fulfillment network.The Senior Manager will also lead long term strategic planning, annual planning, variance analysis for monthly/quarterly business reviews, and ad-hoc projects and analysis as needed.Key job responsibilities· Partner with your team to identify and quantify the long term financial benefits of various Robotic solutions.· Develop strategic relationships with your business partners – this role will influence the Robotics roadmap and partner with leadership throughout Operations to align on strategic priorities and funding for implementation of Robotics solutions.· Hire and Develop the talent of the of the growing Robotics Finance team.· Communicate performance for Robotics installations to business and finance leaders across Operations including developing action plans to improve the value of Robotics work cells.· Construct the annual Advanced Technology financial plan including capital requirements and projected savings through partnership with Robotics Engineering and Deployment teams.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS· BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or similar discipline with analytical bias· Minimum 10 years of finance experience, or master’s degree and 8 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience· 5+ years of direct management experiencePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS· MBA and/or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate) + relevant experience· Management experience with demonstrated leadership skills with proven ability to take on new assignments· Required proficiency in Excel (macros, index, conditional list, arrays, pivots, lookups)· 2+ years of experience performing financial and ad hoc analysis using data reporting tools· Ability to travel; 10%+ travel expected, primarily to local operations, in addition to regional support· Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of results· Advanced experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis· Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions and demonstrated experience managing such mechanisms to an end result· Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital· Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and senior levels of management· Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MSAccess, Essbase and/or Cognos) and other financial systems (i.e. Oracle, SAP, Lawson, JD Edwards), providing solutions based on results of ad hoc analyses to senior management for strategic decision-making· Previous experience within a Manufacturing, Distribution Center or Logistics processes and systems a plus· Career progression and willingness to relocate for advancement opportunitiesAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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