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Amazon Accounting Manager, Corporate Restructure in Austin, Texas

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 will be responsible for supporting the accounting function for Corporate Restructure. Working with cross-department business leaders, tax, treasury, and local accounting teams to ensure a seamless process through proposal, approval and posting into the company’s financial statements. Candidates will work in a fast-paced environment, manage through ambiguity and complexity while supporting restructure activity impacting the global accounting organization. Previous experience with intercompany accounting and consolidations is considered a plus. This role requires excellent communication and organization skills, including the ability to anticipate, identify and communicate risks cross-functional teams.

Key job responsibilities

  • Working independently to lead projects to support Amazon's corporate structure to ensure appropriate business support and controllership.

  • Responsibility for delivery of complex cross functional projects.

  • Prioritize work for global project teams, monitoring transactions to ensure standards are maintained.

  • Identifying and communicating project risks to senior leadership, along with clear recommendations for resolution or mitigation.

  • Partner with corporate legal, tax and financial operations team on communication of key operational and accounting issues identified.

  • Proactively identifying, researching, consulting, and drafting technical memorandums on significant transactions.

  • End to end accounting ownership for recording and reporting transactions under common control.

  • Manage risks across disparate business functions, driving mitigation and resolution.

  • Build relationships across multiple teams within Amazon to foster a collaborative and productive working relationship.

  • Managing and attracting talent into Amazon.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field

  • 5+ years of finance or a related analytical field experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA

  • Knowledge of internal control framework (specifically COSO) to assess control design and operational efficiency

  • Knowledge of GAAP research tools and the FASB codification

  • Experience in accounting management in Big Four with Fortune 500 clients

  • Experience researching and documenting support for accounting conclusions

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon 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.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $85,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $179,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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