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Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017 1:49 AM

The Amazon Studios team is shaping the future of digital video entertainment. The Amazon Studios finance team is seeking an experienced Senior Financial Analyst to manage the movie marketing budgets, forecasting costs to support the financial planning and analysis process, analytics, and liaising/supporting the Amazon Original Movies marketing team. This position involves managing the cost forecasting process, managing vendor payments and supporting ad hoc projects, and therefore a successful candidate will have the ability to tackle multiple projects and efficiently execute deliverables. The right individual will have exceptional finance skills and strong understanding of Finance and Accounting principles, solid analytical skills, and firm business judgment capable of driving an organization to the right results. She or he will have operated successfully in a fast:paced, global, results:oriented environment and have the ability to resolve day to day issues on a timely basis, developing a trusting relationship between finance/marketing teams through effective verbal and written communication, logical reasoning, and the presentation of analyses. 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, and prioritize. The team needs a self:starter, who is able to work autonomously and drive cross:functional projects involving teams such as FP and A, Marketing, Accounts Payable, Accounting and Business Development. The candidate will need to able to collaborate with business partners both domestically and internationally and must display strong initiative for anticipating and meeting the business needs of senior:level executives. This position will be based in Santa Monica, CA. Key responsibilities include: : Working closely with business partners to scope new movie marketing strategies. This will require being able to effectively analyze ambiguous business opportunities and provide recommendations on risks, opportunities, and implementation strategies. : Creating financial models to analyze the performance of Amazon Original Movies Marketing. This will require developing robust analytical frameworks and also the ability to effectively collaborate with various teams throughout the organization to gather inputs and build reporting processes. : Create new tools/systems/dashboards that enable teams to assess marketing performance that is both scalable and timely. : Forecasting slate and fiscal year marketing spend across multiple films and campaigns, while assisting in the monthly financial close to support planning, forecasting and reporting. : BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business and/or similar field: Prior experience in media and entertainment is a plus : Experience working with large:scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, Essbase and/or Cognos) : Demonstrated ability to work cross:functionally, manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously, and drive projects to completion.: Strong excel skills, demonstrating the ability to build and manage complex financial models for business forecasting and ad hoc analyses: Experience working with large data and developing scalable solutions for financial reporting and forecasting: Demonstrate effective communication and presentation skills working with peers and various levels of management: Ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast paced, dynamic, ever:growing environment; effective multi:tasking skills are a must: Must be able to work independently and be a self:starter

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• Location: San Fernando Valley

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