Financial Analyst, FinOps Jobs in Chicago, IL at Amazon
Title: Financial Analyst, FinOps
Location: Chicago, IL
Job SummaryDESCRIPTIONLocations include: Arlington, VA, Austin, TX, New York City, NY, Chicago, IL, Seattle, WA, and Los Angeles, CA
As we rapidly become the world’s largest consumer of products, goods and services in many categories, the Financial Operations team is seeking Financial Analyst, Senior Financial Analusts and Principal Financial Analysts to join our team.
If you are someone who delivers results and focuses on customers, and have a strong track record of success in global strategic analytics, this role may be for you.
We are seeking a hands-on team of financial analysts to spearhead a variety of projects that drives operational excellence and delivers measurable business impact. The ideal candidate will have excellent program and operations management, problem-solving and communication skills and be effective interacting with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels. You will work directly with vendors and their management tools, processes, and mechanisms, as well as Amazon internal stakeholders and fulfillment operations to scale our growing business and address outstanding payment and billing questions and issues. You will also generate, and leverage insights based on Amazon’s unique data and metrics to lead tactical discussions with Financial Operations business teams to support FinOps leaders on making informed decisions.
Key job responsibilities
Work hand-in-hand with newly created cross-functional teams and analysts.
Execute team’s business objectives; validate, monitor, and deliver on key success metrics, and execute on delivery roadmaps.
Recognize escalation trends and identify underlying defects and root causes.
Partner with team leaders and managers to drive strategic initiatives for long-term success
Provide input into financial and operational plans to achieve long-term business goals
Execute accurate financial reporting and planning, tracking performance, and providing recommendations for corrective actions
Leverage data from numerous databases and internal tools (using Excel, SQL, or other data management systems) to perform reporting and analysis.
Educate internal and external customers on self-service tools.
3+ years of experience in finance or a related analytical field.
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, or related analytical field
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to think both strategically and tactically; equally comfortable with long-term planning and day-to-day progress tracking and execution.
Ability to work directly with internal and external customers via written and verbal methods, and translate technical aspects of analysis into actionable insights for both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Customer Service excellence; experience working with vendors as either a cost or financial analyst/manager
Proven operations and management experience with an ability to directly or indirectly recruit, train, and motivate complex teams within a rapid and abstract environment, with the highest level of controllership.
Demonstrated data analytics proficiency.
Comfortable training and presenting new and complex analyses in a simple, easy to digest way to FinOps executive level stakeholders.
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