Finance Business Partner Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico

Amazon seeks a finance leader to be a key member of an international retail finance team, acting as a general business partner to the commercial team. At Amazon, Finance has the unique challenge of stewarding and buttressing tremendous business growth through applying financial acumen, objectivity and leadership. From Retail to AWS to new businesses still in development, Finance drives direct impact by being a hand-in-hand business partner in measuring and executing on our long term strategy to invent on behalf of our customers. To do so, we look for exceptional candidates who possess the leadership to influence, a bias for action, and the passion to think big while diving deep. The challenges we tackle span multiple industries and functions across our many businesses and acquisitions, all powered by the same mission—to be Earth's most customer-centric company. This role will build high quality annual and quarterly financial plans and forecasts based on clearly defined business drivers that are agreed with the commercial teams. Will also perform analysis, develop analytical models and key performance indicators to measure overall financial performance. He / She will build business cases for new opportunities, e.g. new programs, new markets and incremental strategic spend; will support the negotiation strategy and parameters for the annual negotiations of commercial terms with vendors and promotion evaluation; will find opportunities to improve the business; oversee and provide analytical support for improvement initiatives; ensure that financial controls are in place and are followed. Local / International relocation aid provided.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Controllership of the businesses

  • Leading ad hoc financial analyses and new business development deals

  • Leading and participating as the key finance stakeholder on cross functional teams

  • Managing the reporting on weekly financial and operational performance metrics

  • Long and short term financial planning

  • Driving cross-business analytic projects for senior management, with financial modeling, data mining and presentation support

    • BA/BS degree or certificate of completion required

    • 7+ years of relevant experience in a corporate environment or 3+ years + MBA

    • 5+ years experience with Microsoft Excel

    • Fluent in English

    • MBA / Business Master Degree Preferred

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    • Strong analytic skills and a demonstrated ability to build and manage quantitative models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving

    • Ability to maintain a high level of attention to detail

    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads

    • Drive for results

    • Thinks big and has convictions

    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

    • Customer focus and professional demeanor

    • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

    • Ability to translate large amounts of data into useful information and actionable items

    • Ability to work with cross functional teams, dive deep into the details

    • Basic experience with financial and accounting systems (COGNOS, Essbase, Oracle)

    • Basic experience with data warehouse systems (SQL)

    • Direct experience in online or offline FMCG, Retail, Distribution, On-Line or Operations (FC, Trans, Supply Chain) a strong plus but not necessary

AMZR Req ID: 486886

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