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Senior Financial Analyst, Advertising Sales Finance



Marketing & Communications, IT, Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023


The Amazon Advertising (Ads) Sales FP&A team is seeking a highly motivated Senior Financial Analyst to join the FP&A team to enhance and streamline foundational aspects of our reporting to drive consistency and analytics across our global sales team. This includes holistic ownership of productivity, country level P&Ls, Benchmarking and cost of service analytics.

This role requires an individual with excellent analytical abilities, outstanding business acumen and strong interpersonal skills to partner with Finance, Sales, Analytics, and Product teams. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, with strong attention to detail, and an ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment with exposure to senior leadership. This role is currently an “individual contributor” position.

Key job responsibilities
• Partner with the Analytics team to both centralize and automate our reporting to drive insights around key metrics (e.g. Revenue, OPEX, Productivity, Inputs, Retention) for the Global Advertising Sales team

• Build, iterate, and automate financial reports, metrics, and scorecards to support short and long-term planning

• Establish cost of service analytics and validation

• Help establish revenue and cost flash reporting

• Contribute with deep-dive analyses and insights in Quarterly and Monthly Business Reviews

• Ad hoc business support

A day in the life
The successful candidate will be comfortable with ambiguity and have highly respected business acumen. This role partners directly with cross-functional leadership and multiple Advertising Finance teams, and requires strong communication and technical skills.

About the team
The Amazon Ads Sales FP&A team is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Senior Financial Analyst to join the FP&A team to enhance and streamline reporting across Ads Sales finance.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

New York, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA


- 3+ years of tax, finance or a related analytical field experience
- Bachelor's degree
- Experience working with Excel as well as large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, Python, MS Access, Essbase, Cognos) and providing recommendations based on results of ad hoc analyses to management for decision making.


- 4+ years of participating in continuous improvement projects in your team to scale and improve controllership with measurable results experience
- MBA, or CPA

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $56,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $128,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.