Senior Financial Analyst
AmazonSanta Monica, CA
Full Time Job
Amazon Digital Music - Shop, Stream, Live.
Imagine being a part of a small, agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions within a matter of months. Picture partnering on cutting edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born, and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon Music HD, Amazon Music Prime, Amazon Music Free and a Digital Music Store. Come join us and make history.
Amazon.com is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst to partner with Amazon Music Free team. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at an early, high-growth stage and help business make data driven decisions to achieve long term strategic goals. This position will support content acqusition, deal analysis, and our Free music service. This role will work closely with the business, marketing, and content teams to provide decision support for content deals, customer growth, engagement, and expansion initiatives of the Free service.
This role requires a self-starter with strong business modeling skills, a keen attention to detail and good track record of influencing business partners. The successful candidate will have the ability to tackle multiple projects and efficiently execute deliverables. The successful candidate must be able to think and act both strategically and tactically. Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial, as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, scope technical requirements and prioritize.
The role is responsible for:
§ Evaluate and providing strategic advice to business partners on global content licensing deals for Music.
§ Support content acquisition teams on strategic planning efforts related to music licensing.
§ Prepare financial and business metrics, reporting, and analyses
§ Lead periodic long-term planning and forecasting efforts for Free
§ Leading and influencing key stakeholders by proposing and implementing creative solutions for issues;
§ Support feature and geographic expansion initiatives;
§ Manage, develop and mentor junior team members.
The role, to be successful, dives deep to understand the industry, finance and business complexities and delivers results by building trust and good working relationship with cross-functional business partners, including: Content Acquisition, Finance, Legal, Technology, Product and Marketing teams. Major business partners are located in: Seattle, San Francisco, New York, London, Munich, and Tokyo.
• 5 years of finance experience or a related analytical field.
• BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
• 5 years of prior finance experience