• Finance Operations Manager – Business Support Germany (m/f)

    Standort DE-BY-Munich
    Datum 4 months ago(24.9.2018 13:50)
    Amazon Deutschland Services GmbH
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
  • Job Description

    Work hard. Have fun. Make history.
    Our overall mission is simple: We want Amazon to be the place where our customers can find, discover and buy anything online. Whatever our customers want, we will find the means to deliver it. With your help, Amazon will continue to enable people to discover new worlds and implement innovation. This is your chance to make history.

    Amazon seeks a Finance Operations Manager (m/f) - Business Support Germany to lead and be part of our rapidly growing world-wide Finance Operations team. The Finance Operations Manager (m/f) will be located in Munich and will be the primary business partner to manage finance operations processes with a strong focus on the Media Category (Books, DVD), covering procure-to-pay and revenue-to-receipt processes. This position will partner closely with in-country business and finance leadership to drive support and optimize the daily business, 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 the Business teams, internationally on several process improvement projects and the Operations teams primarily located in India and Slovakia.

    The key areas of responsibility will include the following:
    • Oversee and manage a multi-million Finance Operations portfolio
    • Optimize Finance Operations processes
    • 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
    • Participate in 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
    • Several years of leadership experience, managing finance, accounting and operational processes
    • Proven ability to build and lead in a complex finance team through a mixed finance skill set (commercial finance, accounting, FP&A, audit, operations), preferably through international or overseas experience

    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

    • 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 English in one document (max. 5 MB).
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