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Senior Accounting Analyst

Job Title: Senior Accounting Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: WRT-2021-01-14-C43419B94ECD
Job Published: January 14, 2021 18:33

Job Description

Job Description

Amazon is a pioneering, dynamic, and energetic company that thrives on unique and peculiar ways. We take pride in our single-minded obsession over customer satisfaction and our ability to maintain a curious and vibrant culture no matter how large the company grows. We endeavor to build our legacy as Earth's most customer-centric company and to continue to cultivate and nourish our innovative environment through our mission to hire the best. If you are a financial accounting professional who consistently exceeds expectations, who dares to make bold decisions, and whose ears perk up at the prospect of a challenge, then Amazon is a place where your career can flourish.

This position supports operational accounting for world-wide Prime Video businesses and will have responsibility for:


  • Supporting various aspects of our accounting and reporting process.


  • End-to-end process ownership to support finance and business partners.


  • Understand internal control design concepts sufficient to assess the effectiveness of controls in their area and to design new processes and controls for emerging and growing business activities.


  • Execute judgments to keep projects moving and ensure the right decisions are reached to close the books each month.


  • Escalating risks and issues as necessary to leadership.


  • Strong sense of ownership.


  • Ability to identify process improvement and automation opportunities to drive positive change across the organization.


  • Lead delivery of accounting tasks and projects.


  • Enhance partnerships between Accounting and various business and IT groups.


  • Research, conclude and memorialize technical accounting position papers.

Candidate Description

  • Degree in accounting or related field

  • Five or more years of related work,

  • CPA (or equivalent)

  • Accounting management experience with Big Four (public) with Fortune 500 clients

  • Operational accounting experience with one or more Fortune 500 companies for two or more years

  • Working knowledge of the COSO internal control framework and a solid understanding of the concepts of control design and operational efficiency

  • Familiarity with GAAP research tools and the FASB codification

  • Experience working with a fast-paced, high-tech start-up or complex company

  • Experience with researching and documenting support for accounting conclusions

  • Demonstrated history of solving multiple complex operational and accounting challenges

  • Aptitude for team leadership-influencing and galvanizing others to follow you toward a solution

  • Natural propensity for organization and an aptitude for information technology

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Excellent analytical skills