• Head of Finance Amazon Fashion Germany

    Standort DE-BY-Munich
    Datum 1 month ago(11.10.2018 10:26)
    Referenznummer
    724967
    Company
    Amazon EU SARL (Germany Branch)
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    Germany
  • 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.

    To support our continued growth, we are looking for a “Head of Finance Amazon Fashion Germany” ,based in Munich.


    The incumbent will oversee the German Fashion business of Amazon, will own and drive projects at a European level, and will focus on strategic vendors in our Apparel business. You will co-own the results of your business in Germany, be responsible for key finance processes and help us to continue to develop our team.

    The Head of Finance will work closely with business leaders across Europe and the broader finance team. You will also help to transform current processes to increase efficiency across the business and organization as well as to enable and influence better decision making via improved transparency of financial results.

    Key Responsibilities:
    The role will have broad responsibilities and partner with various teams and stakeholders to help drive continuous improvement in financial and operational performance of our business. Specifically:
    • Be the Finance Partner for Shoes and Apparel Germany, and EU Apparel strategic vendors, driving financial performance across the entire P&L
    • Supporting and influencing internal customer groups in all finance and strategic business matters
    • Identify issues and establish mechanisms to improve operational excellence as well as business performance, implementing change in conjunction with partnering teams
    • Deal with a broad scope of tasks (e.g. business case modelling, lead strategic projects across EU, ad-hoc analyses of business drivers), and establish strong relationships with multiple stakeholders in a matrix organization located across EU (local business leaders, pan EU teams, senior management, Operations, Supply Chain, etc.)
    • Drive excellence and support the transformation of existing processes, e.g. via centralization and standardization, to better address business needs
    • Impact and influence at a senior level to ensure strong financial controls and create value to the business, with communication with Amazon leadership in UK, Germany, Luxembourg and Seattle.
    • Decision making support via analysis of underlying data to help negotiating of commercial terms of contractual / vendor relationships


    Notwendige Qualifikationen

    • Minimum of Bachelor's degree.
    • Relevant finance qualification (CIMA.ACA.ACCA) or MBA
    • Must be comfortable working in cross-functional teams
    • Possess strong communication and persuasion skills.
    • Has a superior attention to detail
    • Excellent analytical skill, a passion for metrics and figures, and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
    • Strong bias for action, including the ability to juggle multiple priorities
    • Strong skills in accessing and using analytical tools and modeling
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects
    • Strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication skills
    • Wants to succeed and be part of a great team.

    Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

    • Broad-based Finance Professional who comes from organizations known for development of financial talent and excellence
    • Previous experience in E-Commerce, Retail, Manufacturing, Supply Chain/Logistics processes and systems is a plus
    • Experience in working within a matrix organization
    • Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MS Access, Essbase and/or Cognos) and other financial systems such (e.g. Oracle)
    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).

    By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Amazon to transmit and store your information in the Amazon group of companies' world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.
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