At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.
If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online across the globe, this is your chance to make history.
Amazon has a long record of growth and success in non-US geographies. Since launching its first European websites in 1998, Amazon has grown into a global leader in e-commerce, with customer-facing websites selling physical goods in five European countries, plus Japan, China, India, Canada, Mexico and Brazil and most recently in Turkey.
We are currently looking for a highly analytical and forward-thinking Finance Manager to join our Amazon Turkey Retail Finance team based in Istanbul.
The Finance Manager will lead and own all controllership functions including financial reporting, planning, control and analysis to service our Turkish customers.
In this role, you will partner with your business and the commercial and other cross-functional teams (retail and 3rd party category management, fulfilment and transportation, marketing, accounting, tax and all other support teams) to deliver growth and financial commitments.
Through insightful and data-driven analysis, you will lead growth and profitability improvement initiatives and work with the cross-functional teams to understand and boost the key drivers of the business.
The role is broad based and will require a strong leader of others (both direct and indirect) who is motivated to make a big impact in a highly ambiguous environment.
Controllership of the business unit.
Expertise collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to lead business improvement and cost reductions
Root cause analysis and uncovering core issues using data, then assisting to develop the improvement plans and create new measures
Recommend, develop, and implement policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability
Manage the development of all weekly and monthly financial controllership incorporating all planning, forecasting, and reporting models and their continuous innovation while communicating actively with your business partners
Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timely
Proven ability to deliver results through a highly matrix-ed team with competing priorities & providing level-headed guidance during unexpected events
4-8 years of relevant finance experience
Fluent in English.
Masters / Bachelor's degree in business, finance, math or related field
Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving
Experience working with accounting, tax and financial operations (A / P, A / R, VAT, Payroll, etc...)
Advanced Excel user, VBA (even better)
SQL (or similar), highly preferred but not required (will be required to learn)
Excellent analytical skills, a passion for metrics and figures, and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
Leadership experience with demonstrated and proven ability to take on and create new solution
Strong skills in accessing and using analytical tools and modelling
Innovative with a commercial mindset
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects
Strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication skills
Ambitious, want to succeed and be part of a great team