Financial Analyst - Alexa, Artificial Intelligence

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 Sunnyvale, CA

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Job summary

Amazon seeks a highly effective Financial Analyst to be a key member in the Alexa Artificial Intelligence Finance team. Alexa is the name of the Amazon cloud service that powers the Echo device family, the groundbreaking Amazon devices designed around your voice. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most innovative, creative, and fastest growing businesses at Amazon. This role will partner with the Alexa Artificial Intelligence group which develops the core AI functionality of Alexa.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter looking to influence business actions and set future direction through data analysis and clear articulation of what really matters in rapidly evolving environments. The candidate will have freedom to create new processes and mechanisms to drive business insights in this new industry. The role has regular interaction with various business units across Amazon and therefore requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.

While the preference for location is Seattle, candidates may sit in Seattle, Sunnyvale, LA, Arlington, VA, NYC.

Key job responsibilities

  • Drive standardization and automation of planning and reporting processes
  • Create, improve, and automate measurement of operational and business metrics
  • Partner with the Alexa AI business to make trade-off decisions regarding headcount resourcing and support levels, including ownership of review meetings
  • Analyze operating expenses to provide insight to business partners including cost-saving and process improvement recommendations
  • Support internal customer groups in all finance matters including budgeting, forecasting and financial controls

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field

Preffered Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of Excel, including experience in developing financial reports and models
  • A self-starter that thrives in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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