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Newark, New Jersey

Financial Planning & Analysis, Associate Director – International

Finance & Growth   |   Job ID  2158252
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JOB SUMMARY

Job summary
Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.

ABOUT THIS ROLE
Audible is seeking an experienced financial associate director with financial modeling experience to help support the international organization and portfolio of International marketplaces. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a finance business partner supporting the global teams to drive strategic initiatives and key analysis to support the company’s business and growth objectives. You will provide compelling and well-researched analysis for use in shaping strategic decisions. You will translate rapid business growth to operational support needs and financial implications across marketplaces and at a portfolio level. This role will provide you with an excellent understanding of the international organization and key marketplaces through its exposure to key drivers for acquisition, retention, and engagement. This role will also play a critical role supporting the Sr Director, Finance and other core functional senior leaders.

ABOUT YOU
You are consumer-focused, enjoy working on complex problems, work effectively with cross-functional teams, and thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Essential to your success in this role is your ability to see patterns and solutions from a high volume of data, experience working across high-performing, fast-paced teams, and comfort presenting key findings. You have a demonstrated connection to Audible’s People Principles and commitment to Audible’s product and social mission. You must build trust and confidence and demonstrate sound judgement in your work.

As a FP&A Associate Director, Intl, you will...
  • Support the Sr Director, Finance to define and deliver business solutions as we move to a global product offering structure, develop local content hubs.
  • Help support international vision by driving analysis that will inform business decisions for overall business growth and transformation. This role will have a particular focus on FP&A reporting and processes including long range financial forecast, annual operating plan, and guidance across products and territories.
  • Assist in the development and analysis of internationally-focused strategic initiatives leveraging market-sizing analysis, study of key trends and performance metrics, and KPI outputs.
  • Deliver analytics projects and create business models driving key insights for making critical business decisions.
  • Become a subject matter expert on the relationships between product, content, marketing decision-making and their impact on acquisition, retention, engagement and the overall business; understand and analyze related market & channel trends.
  • Provide thought leadership behind improving and automating existing data models and business intelligence efforts.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key department personnel, business intelligence teams, and Amazon finance counterparts.
  • Be prepared to discuss and present the financial forecast to an audience of senior executives across the organization.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a role in financial planning, strategic financial advisory, or operational analysis within industries such as investment banking, corporate consulting, public accounting, or a related industry.
  • Experience in financial analysis and financial model building.
  • Strong financial modeling and advanced Excel background.
  • Previous experience with financial systems such as Cognos TM1 or Hyperion.
  • Related international experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven ability to build relationships and communicate with peers, executive management and other critical stakeholders.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and manage large data sets while developing analyses independently.
  • Ability to articulate ideas and conclusions clearly and effectively, while proactively serving stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to invent and simplify across organizations and within teams.
  • Reciprocal past experience in showing bias for action, taking smart risks and establishing project priorities, while identifying and implementing best practices along the way.
  • Ability to show strategic thinking in how analysis is developed, presented and used in informed decision thinking.

ABOUT AUDIBLE
At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word. Audible offers a Hub+Home hybrid workplace model that gives employees flexibility between gathering in a common office space (work from hub) and remote work (work from home). Some teams will work mostly at hub, some mostly at home and others hybrid. For more information, please visit adbl.co/hybrid.


Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible 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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
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