Senior Financial Analyst in Sydney, Australia

Amazon has a history and tradition of leading the world in Web-related technologies and services. The Harris Poll recently found Amazon to be the most trusted company in the United States, with products and services ranked over Apple and Google. One of those products is Amazon Web Services (AWS). Since early 2006, AWS has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure platform in the Cloud. The AWS Finance team provides end-to-end financial support for this multi-billion dollar business, driving AWS to be the leader in customer experience while delivering best cost. On the AWS Finance team you will be surrounded by people that are exceptionally talented, bright, and driven, and believe that world class support is critical to customer success. AWS is a $5 billion business and is still growing fast with our most recent Q2-2015 revenue increasing 81% year over year!

We are growing rapidly in existing regions as well as expanding into new regions. As a member of this team, you will work with regional AWS leadership to:

  • Serve as the key business partner working directly with regional AWS management and other internal stakeholders to provide financial recommendations. You must have the ability to structure problems, perform analysis, and present to your business partners. Supporting business partners at Amazon requires the ability to dissent, while building trust with your business partners

  • Report weekly and monthly financial and operating metrics

  • Manage the financial planning process. Model, analyze and forecast metrics that drive budgeting, forecasting and business decisions

  • Be an integral member in the monthly financial close process and perform ad-hoc projects and analysis as needed

  • Analyze business results for key takeaways to achieve business objectives

  • Monitor compliance with controls and systems, and developing new processes to support the fast-growing, global AWS business

  • Preparing detailed financial models for business segments, drive business initiatives, and identify, implement, and deliver key operational efficiencies

    • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business or related field
  • 8+ years of relevant finance experience

    • Ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Advanced modeling skills including advanced Excel skills

  • Solid business judgment and controllership focus

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a customer focused, professional demeanor

  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload

  • A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations

  • MBA preferred


AMZR Req ID: 548507

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