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Senior Finance Analyst

Senior Finance Analyst

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ASSPL - Maharashtra
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Job Description

The Amazon Prime Video team is shaping the future of digital video entertainment. Amazon Prime Video seeks a Senior Finance Analyst to play a key role on the Digital Video finance team. Over the past decade Amazon has developed a number of market-leading, innovative, and fast-growing digital and mobile businesses, including: Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Prime Music, Echo, Kindle and Audible. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most innovative businesses at Amazon, directly supporting a high performing marketing team. This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial minded candidate who wants to work in a start-up like environment and is passionate about digital media and new customer experiences.

This role will be a good fit if you are highly analytical, thrive in a fast paced environment, and are able to work with large sets of data.
Key responsibilities:

  • Define and produce key business metrics for a new business
  • Work closely with business team to create financial models
  • Interface with a wide variety of stakeholders for planning and reporting
  • Ad hoc analyses to support key business decisions
  • Create financial forecasts and variance analyses and present to Sr. Mgmt.
  • Perform deep dives to understand business processes and their financials impact
This position involves many ad hoc projects, and therefore a successful candidate will have the ability to tackle multiple projects and efficiently execute deliverables. The right individual will have exceptional Finance skills and strong understanding of Accounting principles, solid leadership skills and firm business judgment capable of driving an organization to the right results.
She or he will have operated successfully in a fast-paced, global, results-oriented environment, and have the ability to influence the decisions of senior business leaders through effective verbal and written communication, logical reasoning, and the presentation of alternatives. The successful candidate must be able to think and act both strategically and tactically. Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial, as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, scope technical requirements and prioritize.

The team needs a self-starter, who is able to work effectively autonomously and drive projects with the team and cross-functionally with other teams including Content, Marketing and Business development. The candidate will need to able to collaborate with business partners both in IN as well as abroad. You must display strong initiative for anticipating and meeting the business demands of senior-level business managers.
This role will be based in Mumbai, India

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, computer science, engineering or a related field
  • 5 years of relevant Finance experience
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills and an ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Familiarity with financial reporting software (Cognos/Oracle)

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA from a top school
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models for business support involving forecasting, variance analysis
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Advanced SQL knowledge
  • Experience supporting a new business launch