Senior Accounting Analyst, APAC Accounting

Job Description

At Amazon, we are working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. If you would like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history. Accounting is all about numbers…unless you work for Amazon; it is about knowing numbers and so much more. Enthusiasm and energy help us deliver new ideas, and solutions. If you view problems as treasures and enjoy diving deep to identify root causes and develop long-term, scalable solutions, this is the job for you!

Amazon is seeking a proactive and result oriented Accounting Manager to help build Global Statistical Reporting Hub (GSR) based in Beijing. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with worldwide Amazon accounting teams to ensure high quality and timely deliverables in the statutory and financial compliance space. This role should have a solid understanding of financial statements, tech backgrounds of finance/accounting related automation projects, excellent communication and organization skills, including the ability to anticipate, identify and communicate risks to business stakeholders, as well as a passion to continuously enhance processes.

Candidates for this position will be expected to demonstrate they were top performers at their level, who thrive in a challenging workplace environment, and can actively contribute to support our growing activity worldwide.

Key job responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Working closely with business partners across globally (APAC, EMEA, LATAM and NORAM), to maintain efficient and compliant accounting processes, and identify process improvement opportunities;
•Collaborating closely with Accounting, PMO and our Technology teams to drive standardization and automation globally;
•Assisting local accounting teams in statistical reporting process;
•Assisting in the preparation of various deliverables to support both internal and external financial reporting needs, including analytic commentary and the preparation of supplementary financial analysis for compliance purpose;
•Assisting in developing scalable solutions to the improvement opportunities and making sure the statistical reports are delivered in a consistent and robust way.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Beijing, 11, CHN

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

– University degree in business/economics/accounting;

– Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, SQL, Python, Alteryx, BlackLine, etc.

– Above 8 years of experience with an emphasis on accounting, preferably, gained within an accounting firm or a medium to large international company, in a fast-paced and changing environment;

– Experience working with IFRS or US GAAP and in the preparation of financial statements;

– Demonstrable ability to work to tight deadlines on critical projects;

– Detail-oriented yet able to reflect on and understand the big picture;

– Fluent in business English, both verbal and written;

– Must be comfortable working in cross-functional teams and in a fast-paced company.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

– Knowledge of Oracle Financial Applications;

– Hold CPA or similar credentials;

– Experience in project management with exposure to Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and software testing;

– Strong priority management skills;

– Strong communication skills.