Budget Controller

Sep 24, 2012
Oct 24, 2012
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Full Time
Amazon is a leading online retailer and premier brand. We are looking for an experienced financial professional to support a large-scale photography and video studio based in Seattle. The Budget Controller will support the studio leadership team and will play a key role by delivering financial and operational analyses, surfacing opportunities to reduce cost and innovate.

The incumbent will be expected to perform the following duties:-
  • Building new/improving existing accounting processes to ensure data integrity
  • Developing weekly/monthly/quarterly financial reporting (actual vs forecast) and annual budgeting
  • Providing financial analysis to prioritize and lead cost reduction efforts
  • Sourcing, analyzing and reporting quantitative data
  • Analyzing trends, formulating projections and evaluating savings initiatives
  • Providing fact-based insights into variances and trends
  • Educating, communicating and partnering with studio leadership
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the proven ability to:-
  • Quickly build credibility and trust with internal customers
  • Supply financial analysis and modeling expertise
  • Work with leaders and other finance functions to build scalable financial processes and metrics
  • Work successfully in an ambiguous environment
  • Meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Communicate clearly and succinctly, both verbal and written.

· BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
· At least 2 years of relevant experience in cost accounting and financial analysis
· Advanced MS Excel user

· Proficiency in one or more of the following; SQL, MS Access, Oracle, Cognos
· E-commerce experience preferred, but not essential