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Senior Financial Analyst for Amazon’s Prime Video (Seattle).

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Job Description

Prime Video (PV) is an industry leading, high-growth business and a critical driver of Amazon Prime subscriptions, which contribute to customer loyalty and lifetime value. Prime Video is used daily by a massive audience through the web and a variety of devices including Fire TV, smart TVs, mobile, and game consoles. Prime Video is a digital video streaming and download service that offers Amazon customers the ability to rent, purchase or subscribe to a huge catalog of videos. Programming ranges from Amazon original TV series and movies to third party new releases and classic favorites.

Prime Video seeks an experienced finance professional to partner closely with PV marketing teams as well as other finance and business groups to help the company manage its financial and operational plans for the video businesses. This role will support PV marketing as well as the overall Prime Video subscription business.

The ideal candidate is someone who is a self-starter that is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. (S)he must be comfortable performing detailed, complicated analysis and communicating finding to stakeholders in a clear, efficient manner that highlights the most relevant points to the business’ strategy.

Job Responsibilities include:
· Ownership of key forecasting metrics for the business including variance analysis and related reporting
· Point person for values measuring financial impact from key customer actions
· Ownership of forecasting and reporting on input metrics for top line growth including modelling and analysis of variance drivers
· Assisting with development and implementation of policies and programs that guide the video organization
· Working with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timely
· Proven ability to manage competing priorities and providing level-headed guidance during unexpected events

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
· 5+ years of finance experience or a related analytical field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
· MBA or advanced business degree preferred
· Knowledge of the entertainment and production business is a plus
· Proficiency in financial software and systems including Oracle Financials, Excel, Access, and COGNOS. Knowledge of SQL, database, and data mining is desirable.
· Ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously and drive projects to completion.
· Ability to build and manage models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving
· Excellent written and oral communication
· Strong organization and time management skills
· Must be very detail-oriented and meticulous in the follow through of documentation, processes and procedures
· High aptitude and enthusiasm for complex strategic problem solving utilizing financial modeling and analysis, including great Excel skills
· Strong capabilities for developing and presenting analyses and insights to senior management
· Proven ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment
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If interested please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1728450/senior-financial-analyst-prime-video