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Amazon

Finance Manager

Location
Victoria, BC
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
DESCRIPTION
About Us
AbeBooks, an Amazon company, connects millions of buyers with booksellers from around the world. We provide a marketplace for hundreds of millions of items that includes everything from exquisite manuscripts and long lost books from your childhood, to postcards from Mohandas Gandhi and signed first editions of "A Farewell to Arms".
About the Role
Are you interested in guiding key business decisions in a global marketplace? AbeBooks Finance is looking for an experienced, self-driven, analytical, and strategic Finance Manager.
Finance is all about the numbers…unless you work at AbeBooks; it's knowing the numbers and so much more. Enthusiasm and energy help us deliver new ideas, and solutions. Do you view problems as treasures, and are you willing to dive deep to develop those solutions and deliver results? Will you seek to challenge the status quo, and accept that your ideas and mechanisms may be tested daily? At AbeBooks, we move with purpose and speed, and this requires we work with a dynamic network of Marketing, Seller Management, Operations, and Tech partners. We help others understand finance and are *the* trusted business advisors by employing every facet of data and communication to ensure our partners and our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information to help them make the best possible decision. Come teach us a few things, and we'll teach you a few things as we help people discover and buy any book from any bookseller across the world.

Key Responsibilities Include:
• Leading financial reporting, forecasting, including monthly reviews of financial metrics, analyzing variances, understanding key business drivers, and communicating findings to senior management.
• Acting as a key finance leader on a cross-functional and highly technical team.
• Executing process improvement initiatives and build scalable systems to support business growth.
• Building financial models to provide deeper insight into revenue and opex spending.
• Partner with business teams to drive optimization opportunities/initiatives and implement new business processes to improve operational efficiencies.
• Support AbeBooks WW subsidiary accounting controllership, internal controls review, and treasury and tax support.
About You
This role requires a self-starter with a strong financial modeling background, problem solving skills, a keen attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous situations. The role also has regular interaction with various business units across AbeBooks and Amazon and requires strong people skills.
Why AbeBooks?
AbeBooks offers competitive salaries, a generous benefits package, and a beautiful waterfront office space, as well as bonus perks such as a health and wellness subsidy, fresh fruit, donuts, free drinks and snacks, foosball, ping pong, and pool tables... the list goes on.

What really makes us stand out is the world-class team of people that you get to work with every day. We trust our employees because we only hire the best. We want people who are prepared to challenge the status quo and always raise the bar. And we do all this while having fun and enjoying the tranquility of island life.

Apply today, and learn more about why you should join our award-winning workplace!
Required Qualifications:
• BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field
• 7+ years relevant experience in positions that require financial planning, analysis and reporting
• 7+ years of proven familiarity with concepts of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
• Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of results
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities and drive projects to completion.
• Excellent attention to detail, strong problem solving skills and the ability to deal with ambiguity.
• Ability to work in a team-oriented environment, often cross-functionally.
• Excellent verbal & written communications skills
Preferred Qualifications:
• Professional certification (CPA/Qualified Accounting certificate) and/or MBA with relevant experience
• Skills to earn trust from business partners, and drive cross-organization changes.
• 2+ years as a Finance Leader/Manager or equivalent experience leading a team
• Experience with SQL, Tableau, TM1/COGNOS
• Experience in multinational, foreign currency operations.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Required Qualifications:
• BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field
• 7+ years relevant experience in positions that require financial planning, analysis and reporting
• 7+ years of proven familiarity with concepts of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
• Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of results
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities and drive projects to completion.
• Excellent attention to detail, strong problem solving skills and the ability to deal with ambiguity.
• Ability to work in a team-oriented environment, often cross-functionally.
• Excellent verbal & written communications skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred Qualifications:
• Professional certification (CPA/Qualified Accounting certificate) and/or MBA with relevant experience
• Skills to earn trust from business partners, and drive cross-organization changes.
• 2+ years as a Finance Leader/Manager or equivalent experience leading a team
• Experience with SQL, Tableau, TM1/COGNOS
• Experience in multinational, foreign currency operations.

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