Finance Operations Manager - Program Delivery (Ref. No.: 718571 )

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Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
From 2.850 EUR

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Do you want to be instrumental in the success of some of Amazon’s most strategic and highly impactful projects? Amazon’s Finance Operations Payroll team has an immediate opening for a seasoned Transformation Manager whose experience illustrates a clear ability to drive business decisions based on data analytics, manage stakeholder engagements, and drive projects to meet long-term business needs.

The Transformation Manager is self-driven, and goal oriented with a focus in delivering a business solution that meets the user’s needs. Payroll industry expertise is preferred but not required. The Transformation Manager is a member of a global Program Delivery team`. We are a fun and diverse team with members in several different countries.

The Program Delivery function is a new function within the Payroll team and as such this position will work with Leadership in Payroll Operations as well as Vendor Management and Operational Excellence functions within Payroll to build a program that will support managing performance dashboards, stakeholder engagement, financial monitoring and readiness, change request management, data management, vendor summary, and executing all the central activities across VM/OE functions. In addition, Transformation Manager will support management of the global project delivery for high impact Payroll projects in partnership with the PM team and BA resources. The role may require up to 25% international travel.

Role Responsibilities:
- Drive centrally the senior regional stakeholder engagements, and manage the full regional program delivery.
- Lead projects for Payroll of small and medium scale and complexity, e.g. new vendor transitions, or partner led Payroll projects.
- Responsible to review and certify all JDIs in their region
- Work along with Payroll Operations, vendors, and internal teams to develop standard dashboard formats and publish them to the stakeholders for discussions and reviews.
- Support the internal VM and OE teams with central activities e.g. RFX (RFI/RFP) support, vendor cost reviews and identify improvement opportunities, Improvement projects
- Work with stakeholders to understand the users’ goals and objectives and identify success criteria.
- Manage and present data to drive strategic business decisions.
- Work with all stakeholders to ensure implemented solution meets defined success criteria.
- Partner with the PMO and Payroll teams in assessing tools, approaches, processes, methodology and techniques to improve efficiency.
- Support management of the global project delivery for high impact Payroll projects in partnership with the PM team and BA resources.
- If required, address the bandwidth shortfall in the PM space by managing projects, which could be regional or global.
- Review and certify all JDIs in their region.
- Travel internationally.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

· 3+ years in a Transformation Manager role delivering software requirements, project management or managing product development.
· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
· Excellent verbal, visual, written and listening skills.
· Excellent data visualization and analysis skills.
· Excellent organizational skills.
· Excellent facilitation, collaboration skills.
· Ability to create structure and provide leadership in ambiguous situations.
· Ability to thrive in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
· Ability to excel both independently and in a team environment.
· Data analysis and modeling skills using multiple systems and sources.
· Able to navigate somewhat ambiguous situations, identify and solve for blockers, and know when to escalate to keep the project moving forward.

· 2+ years of experience in payroll industry.
· 5+ years in a Transformation Manager role delivering software requirements, project management or managing product development.
· Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively while applying sound business judgment and quantitative analytics.
· Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels in a matrix organization.


Brief description of the company

At, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at the Park One office center (Namestie 1.maja, Bratislava). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

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Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Námestie 1. mája 18
811 06 Bratislava
ID: 3515998   Dátum zverejnenia: 29.11.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   From 2.850 EUR