Amazon UK

Accounting Graduate Program

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
28 Sep 2022
06 Oct 2022
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Job summary

We're on the lookout for the curious, those who think big and want to define the world of tomorrow. At Amazon, you will grow into the high impact, visionary person you know you're ready to be. Every day will be filled with exciting new challenges, developing new skills, and achieving personal growth. How often can you say that your work changes the world? At Amazon, you'll say it often. Join us and define tomorrow.

The Amazon EU Student Programs Team is looking for graduates who are excited to join us at the heart of our Accounting team over a three-year development program and beyond. To give you a great overview of our entire business, for the first 24 months, you'll rotate and gain exposure to different areas of the business from the following:

• Retail

• Transportation

• Operations

• Statutory Reporting/Compliance

For the following 12 months, you will develop your broader business and leadership skills in one of the many finance areas at Amazon and you will have input into where your final rotation takes place. The final year will provide you with unparalleled responsibilities and opportunities to really make a difference.

With a thorough induction and continuous training and development, you will study towards an accounting qualification (ACCA or CIMA) to develop and enhance your commercial knowledge and be able to apply your learning back into the business.

Key job responsibilities

• Collecting, analyzing and reviewing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to drive business improvement and cost reductions

• Root cause analysis and uncovering core issues using data

• Assist with development, and implementation of policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability

• Assist in the development of all weekly and monthly financial close, all planning, forecasting, and reporting models and their continuous innovation and improving the use and ease of interpretation by your business partners

• Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated, and timely

• Analysis of tax law and application to Amazon's facts and filing requirements.

About the team

If you're insatiably curious and always want to learn more, then you've come to the right place. Depending on your location, country, job status and other requirements, some or all of the following benefits may be available to you as a graduate starter.

• Competitive pay

• At Amazon, most employees have the ability to become owners of the company through the granting and vesting of Restricted Stock Units (RSU's)

• Hybrid working (team dependent)

• Dynamic work spaces, with free fruit!

• Unlimited access to internal trainings

• Care for your overall wellbeing, with support for your physical and mental health

• Real opportunity to grow your career across the organization.

Applications and Assessment Process: Selected candidates will be invited to an online assessment, if successful you'll attend a virtual interview consisting of a combination of interviews and case studies, focusing on our Leadership Principles. This selection process is subject to change and varies on role and location.

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and leveraging our unique perspectives to scale our impact and grow. Amazon has 13 affinity groups (, sometimes known as employee resource groups, which bring employees together across businesses and locations around the world. With executive and company sponsorship, these groups play an important role in building internal networks for creating a community, advising Amazon business units, leading in service projects, and reaching out to communities where Amazonians live and work.

Want to know more about our opportunities? Visit our EMEA Student Programs Team Events page to register for one of our upcoming events:


  • In final year of study for Bachelor's/Master's degree, or graduated in the last twelve months
  • Degree in finance, accounting, business and/or similar discipline focused on analytics

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