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Manager, Business Partnership, Finance Business Services

Manager, Business Partnership, Finance Business Services

Job ID 
546566
# Positions 
1
Company/Location (search) 
CN-11-Beijing
Posted Date 
9/4/2017
Position Category for Posting 
Finance & Accounting
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon China Finance Business Services (FBS) Business Partnership team is seeking a Finance Manager to support Corporate AP. This position will work closely with various stakeholders to support business expansion, drive free cash flow, enhance controllership and improve process in Corporate AP space. Successful candidates will have the equivalent of 8+ years of professional experience with FP&A, business partnering, financial processes or project management. This role requires excellent communication and analytical skills. It's expected the candidate can work in a fast-paced environment and be able to manage multiple projects and initiatives.

Roles and Responsiblities:
  • Partnering with internal and external Corporate AP stakeholders as well as other Finance teams to drive improvement activities, efficiency gains and decision support in procurement to pay process.
  • Support business new initiatives and design operation process with controller-ship request. Own Corporate AP related projects aimed at delivering meaningful efficiencies for Amazon across the suite of Finance Business Services’ processes.
  • Identify and own opportunities to drive free cash flow and/or operating margins.
  • Communicating with Amazon business stakeholders in China, India, and Seattle, and with co-workers across the globe.
  • Contributing to planning, forecasting and reporting Profit/Loss and working capital metrics.
  • Building robust business case analyses of new programs, deals and acquisition proposals.
  • Contributing to the prioritization of objectives and organizational development to help support rapid business growth and bring the Finance Business Services function to the next level of business partnering and support.
  • Coordinating and/or playing a key role in business and operations reviews designed to identify expansion projects, changes in business trajectory, controllership enhancements and accounting risks.
  • Driving vendor and customer issues to resolution enabling a virtuous cycle of opportunity for the greater business.
  • Supporting the development of project roadmaps and working with multiple teams to implement effective long-term solutions which optimize the productivity of the team as well as that of our business partners.
  • Work closely with service center operation team to drive the implementation of new business initiatives, system enhancement and process improvement.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Professional level fluency in Mandarin and English
  • Independent and entrepreneurial, showing the ability to work with minimal direction in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
  • Proven project management ability that shows how to organize, find solutions, and follow through to a successful conclusion.
  • Advanced presentation skills and the ability to guide and influence stakeholders.
  • Internal and external customer focus and a work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
  • Proven track record of being part of taking ownership and delivering, preferably gained in a fast paced, growth environment.
  • Demonstrate excellent business judgment and have the ability to generate ideas and solve problems independently.
  • Comfort with detail that enables them to dive into issues, analyzing complex data sets and communicating the implications for the business plainly while offering solutions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience of Oracle / finance ERP is preferred. Hands on experience on accounting & reconciliation process is also value added.
  • Certification of accounting professional or MBA preferred. (CPA, ACCA)
  • Proven communication skills (written and verbal), proficient English is required
  • Good knowledge of Procurement to Pay Process