Sr Finance Business Partner, Amazon payments services Finance

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About Amazon Payment Services.
We serve the needs of online shoppers in all Arabic speaking and surrounding countries through our trusted, secure payment network that gives everyone the opportunity to shop online safely and easily. We build trust between buyers and online sellers by enabling consumers to transact online using the payment options they prefer with complete security and peace of mind while supporting the most popular payment methods available globally. Amazon Payment Services is regional expert in payment processing technology and solutions across major markets in the GCC & Levant countries, operating in UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan and Qatar.

Job description
Amazon payment services seeks a world class Senior Financial Analyst to provide end-to-end financial support to one of our fastest growing business units and a key business partner with Amazon payments commercial team.

Drive financial analysis, prepare reports for senior management, develop performance tracking metrics, drive planning and budgeting discipline and deliverables, and ensure financial discipline and compliance. This is a highly visible role within Amazon MENA payments team and a great opportunity for candidates looking for a challenge and a place to shine.

The right individual will have exceptional financial modeling skills, strong communication skills, and solid business acumen. He or she will have operated successfully in a fast-paced, global, results-oriented environment, and possess effective verbal and written communication, and logical reasoning. While this role reports to Head of Finance – APS, he/she is expected to independently lead projects and work directly with the APS business leaders and Finance counterparts.
The successful candidate must be able to think and act both strategically and tactically and manage multiple competing priorities effectively. Ideal candidates will have a proven track record of superior financial and strategic analysis and developing/delivering recommendations based on this analysis. This person must thrive in a fast-paced environment. He/She will help drive the growth of the organization by providing financial stewardship and analytical insights into key financial and operational performance metrics. They will be a strategic partner to the business and assist in evaluating operational processes, business opportunities, and support planning / forecasting.

You will also manage appropriate month-end close processes, risk and opportunity guidance and facilitate financial review meetings with the various business groups. You will also be responsible for building and developing the tools and instrumentation necessary to address business opportunities, push manual processes automation, continuously improve internal controls, and drive relationship building across the organization.
This role requires a self-starter with strong business modeling skills, a keen attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment and an excellent track record of influencing business partners up to the director level.