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Finance Operation Manager - Business Support Germany (m/f)

Finance Operation Manager - Business Support Germany (m/f)

Amazon Deutschland Services GmbH
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Job Description

Amazon seeks a BP Finance Manager (m/f) to lead and be part of our rapidly growing world-wide Finance Operations team. This position will be located in Munich and will be the primary business support function to manage finance operations processes with a strong focus on procure-to-pay and revenue-to-receipt processes. This position will partner closely with in-country business and finance leadership to support and optimize the daily business, drive new business integration and expansion projects, cost-out initiatives centered on reducing defects and eliminating waste and leading improvements in Finance Operations necessary to generate free cash flow opportunities on behalf of the company.

The successful candidate will work closely with Operations teams primarily located in India and Slovakia.

The key areas of responsibility will include the following:

  • Oversee and manage a multi-billion Finance Operations portfolio
  • Business partner with internal stakeholders (e.g. Retail, Retail Finance, Amazon Web Services, Digital Device and Digital Content and Employees), external business partners (vendors, suppliers, service providers and customers) and other finance teams to drive improvement activities, efficiency and decision support
  • Be a key part of prioritization, objectives and organizational development to support the rapid growth and bring function to next level of business partnering and support
  • Accountability for Fin Ops processes with focus on processes impacting the relationship with the business
  • Initiate and lead business and operations reviews designed to identify expansion projects, changes in business trajectory, controllership and accounting risks
  • Driving vendor and customer issues which require a business decision to resolve
  • Develop project roadmaps and work with multiple teams to implement effective long-term solutions which optimize the productivity of the team as well that of the business partners
  • Lead and build scalable processes to recruit, train and develop multi-lingual business professionals to support business expansion
  • Be a key contributor to the consolidated yearly Operating Plan, including global headcount forecasting and detailed analysis of budget to actual results on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Participat in the coordinate of the monthly balance sheet and operations reviews with the Finance Operations VP, Business VP and Directors, and quarterly with the CFO

Notwendige Qualifikationen

  • M.A. , B.A. or B.S in Finance or Accounting, CPA or MBA preferred
  • Multiple years of managing finance, accounting and operational processes

Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

  • Solid experience working in or as strong (finance) business partnering environment, building out teams and demonstrated customer obsession and work ethic based on strong desire to exceed expectations
  • Experience in commercial finance, retail finance, operations, logistics or the vendor/supplier finance are a preference
  • Getting work done through others in an international, diverse, complex and high paced environment
  • Effective communication and strong interpersonal skills; including written and oral communication
  • Advanced presentation skills and the ability to guide and influence senior leadership
  • Ability to work independently in a rapidly changing environment and ability to empower teams around you
  • Exceptional business judgment capable of driving a diverse organization to the right results with a focused, pragmatic approach
  • Advanced analytical skills and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
  • Experience with complex decision making and problem solving using Lean / Six Sigma techniques
  • Ability to inspire others through setting strategic vision and direction within Finance Ops as well as with the Business and Finance teams we support
  • Proven project management ability that shows how to organize, find solutions, and follow through to a successful conclusion, as well as transformation experience

Are you interested? We look forward to receiving your application. Please submit your online application including your CV and covering letter in English.

About our rewards
We’ll expect you to go the extra mile, but we’ll also make sure you’re well rewarded. As well as a competitive salary and stock units we offer a host of other benefits.

If you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, you’ll meet your match with us, as you will be part of a vibe of constant improvement, where the things you do one moment, you will not necessarily be doing 6 months later. We don’t like to sit still, which is why we always treat every day like the first day. A day to make more good things happen for our customers. It’s that kind of spirit that drives our success now and keeps us ahead of the competition in the future. And you could be part of it. It’s as simple as this: Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.

Sounds interesting? We look forward to your application. Please apply online and upload your CV and a letter of motivation in one document (max. 5 MB).

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