Amazon is seeking a Senior Finance Manager to support the Finance Operation Services AR/AP/Payroll controllership processes.
The Controllership/Self-Inspection (CSI) team's mission is to strengthen Amazon's reputation and safeguard assets by entrenching a risk resilient controls environment and promoting a controllership culture.
Controllership is your top priority, and you promote a strong financial and operational controllership environment and ensure the quality of reporting infrastructure is in place, insisting on the highest standards. You anticipate issues and risk that impact controllership and resolve them. You identify external risk factors (e.g., legal, financial, and tax-related regulations or policies) and prepare by building plans, and working across global teams to implement controls. You build plans to address Internal Audit findings, and ensure that plans address the risk and actions are closed out.
We are looking for someone with experience leading global teams, and who will take ownership to drive change in a dynamic global business environment. It is expected that the individual will ensure Amazon's Finance Business processes stay ahead of risks associated with growth in areas of process design, internal control effectiveness, computer system integration, and other relevant areas.
This individual must be someone who is eager to dive deep into processes and who is adept at driving change within a very dynamic global business environment with a proven record of delivering process efficiency results. The preferred candidate will have outstanding auditing skills, problem solving skills, people management skills, Payroll, AP and AR process and system knowledge, and customer service passion.
This leader will empower others/your team(s) to take ownership with some direction, diving deep when appropriate. You prioritize work for your team and make the appropriate people trade-offs to meet incoming demands. You strategic plans include how your teams will scale or need to change to accommodate business needs.
Identify and tackle intrinsically hard problems regardless if they are in your defined scope (e.g., highly complex, ambiguous, significant finance or business risk or impact). Direct experience managing large scale projects that had significant impact (e.g., year over year process or automation improvement, maximizing long term Free Cash Flow, or fixing challenging controllership gaps).
Drive strategic process initiatives and technology projects in partnership with cross functional teams. Own and sign- off on policies and procedures including compliance and have deep subject matter expertise on past and future regulations. Drive mechanisms and establish frameworks to enhance customer experience.
10 years of finance experience OR Master's Degree and 8 years of experience
BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or a highly analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Math, and Computer Science) or equivalent.
Master's degree in Accounting/Finance
"Big 4" experience and/or equivalent audit / business controls experience
Professional licenses or certifications (e.g., CIMA, ACCA, ACA, or CPA)
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