Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017 12:38 AM
Goodreads is growing and weA?re looking for collaborative teammates to help us write our next chapter. We are looking for a motivated finance analyst to support the newly launched deals and author businesses. This is the perfect position for someone who has a passion for using analytical rigor and business acumen to impact the organization. We help others understand finance and are the trusted business advisors by employing data and communication to ensure our partners and our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information to make the best possible decision. If you view problems as treasures and are willing to dive deep to develop those solutions and deliver results, this is the role for you.Job Responsibilities include: Expertise collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to lead business improvement and cost reductionsRoot cause analysis and uncovering core issues using data, then providing recommendation to improve business resultsRecommend, develop, and implement policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitabilityManage the development of weekly and monthly financial planning, forecasting, and reporting models and their continuous innovation and communicating to business partnersWork with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timelyBA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias3+ years relevant experience in positions that require analysis and reporting financial resultsDemonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience including familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and/or data interpretation and analysis2+ years of experience performing financial and ad hoc analysis using data reporting toolsDemonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present complex information in a clear and concise manner to sales team and senior leadersDemonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience including familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and/or data interpretation and analysisDemonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present complex information in a clear and concise manner to sales team and senior leadersAdvanced Excel Skills (macros, index, conditional list, arrays, pivots, lookups)Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of resultsProven ability to manage multiple project with competing priorities and providing level:headed guidance during unexpected eventsAdvanced experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysisAbility to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast:paced, dynamic, ever:growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi:tasking skills are vitalDemonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present complex information in a clear and concise manner to sales team and senior leadersExperience solving complex quantitative business challengesMust be able to think creatively, deal with ambiguity, and manage changing prioritiesHistory of teamwork and willingness to roll up oneA?s sleeves to get the job doneBias for action, and experience making things happen in a fast:paced, dynamic environmentExperience working with large:scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, MS Access, Essbase and/or Cognos) is a plusAmazon is an Equal Opportunity:Affirmative Action Employer : Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
• Location: San Francisco
• Post ID: 57285418 sf