Sr. Finance Manager, JP Operations Finance in Meguro, Japan

Amazon Japan seeks a dynamic, organized self-starter to join us as the Senior Finance Manager, Regional Finance Manager in our Tokyo headquarters. The Senior Manager will lead finance and controllership efforts across a region of our rapidly growing fulfillment center network, and will be responsible for helping to drive cost and process improvement. The Regional Finance Manager will also provide key decision-making support to the regional operations leadership including being a member of the management team. Duties will include:

· Managing and mentoring a growing staff of finance professionals across our network, including staff in multiple locations outside of Tokyo, leading the team and guiding team member career development

· Ensuring exceptional controllership across the network, including overseeing the monthly close process, ensuring proper controls are in place to protect the Company’s assets, and auditing data to ensure its accuracy

· Overseeing the preparation of the annual operating plan for the regional network, and managing reviews to track and update progress against the plan

· Monitoring and driving the performance of the network, including overseeing preparing and reviewing daily and weekly operational and financial metrics, and using these metrics to drive continuous operational improvement

· Championing technology and automation improvements for the finance function, including participating in the implementation of new operational tools

· Continuously seeking out opportunities for customer experience improvements and cost reduction, and partner with operations leadership to implement the opportunities

· 7+ years of experience in finance, consulting, or a related highly-analytic field

· BA/BS degree

· MBA/CPA preferred

· Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Japanese and English

· Proven success in people management

· Strong PC modeling skills including intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel

· Understanding of finance issues in an operational environment of rapid growth

· Ability to build trust, influence, and guide senior management as well as direct and indirect business owners

· Ability to translate large amounts of data into useful information and actionable priorities

· Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload

· Knowledge of SQL, Cognos, Access, and/or Essbase

· Previous experience in managing financials within a distribution or manufacturing site

AMZR Req ID: 451601

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