Amazon Corporate LLC Financial Analyst, Campus in Seattle, Washington

Financial Analyst, Campus Job ID 534366 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 5/10/2017 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Finance & Accounting Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionAre you interested in helping grow one of Amazon's newest strategic initiatives? Amazon Campus is a program offering college students new and innovative retail experiences through standalone retail locations and direct collaboration with universities, deploying new Amazon Pickup Points on or near university campuses. We have launched 19 staffed locations to date with additional locations coming in 2017, and we are looking for a strong financial analyst to support our growing business. The Financial Analyst will have the opportunity to support our business partners understand program performance, provide key inputs for forward looking strategic business planning, and create coherent analytical frameworks for strategic investments. This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial minded candidate who wants to work in a start-up like environment and is passionate about new customer experiences. The role requires a candidate who is an effective communicator and problem solver with the ability to work collaboratively across multiple teams under tight timelines. The ideal candidate will know how to find and explain data that will help guide decision making for the program. Job Responsibilities include: * Collecting, analyzing and explaining data and generating reports to drive business improvement and cost reductions * Creation and validation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting as well as long term financial planning documents * Calculation and administration of university commission payments Basic Qualifications* BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business and/or similar discipline with analytical bias * 4+ years of relevant experience in positions that require analysis, including internships Preferred Qualifications* Demonstrated financial and/or analytical experience including familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and/or data interpretation and analysis * Experience performing financial and ad hoc analyses using Excel * Proficiency in Excel (basic functions i.e., sum, if, pivots, lookups) * Solid experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis * Highly analytical, detail oriented and a demonstrated strong sense of business management; proven ability to develop new ideas and ability to deliver solutions * Ability to meet 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 peers and various levels of management * Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MSAccess, Essbase and/or Cognos) Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation