Amazon China

Senior Accounting Analyst, APAC Accounting

Amazon China
Beijing, China
Competitive salary
24 May 2024
22 Jun 2024
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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, enjoy diving deep to identify root causes, and excel at developing long-term, scalable solutions for controllership enhancement and supporting business growth, then this is the job for you.

Amazon is seeking an experienced accounting analyst to perform certain accounting activities in APAC accounting team. This position will be responsible for proper and accurate accounting of certain business operations. It is expected the position will actively and frequently engage with other senior leaders in the accounting, finance, tax, technology and operation teams in multiple geographies. 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
•\tManage proper accounting of business activities and support month-end financial closing
•\tMake sure the proper reconciliation of accounts, resolve and close aging items on time
•\tWork with global and regional business finance team to enforce accounting policies and procedures. Maintain adequate internal controllership.
•\tBusiness partnership for new business launch activities.
•\tParticipate or lead ad hoc projects and assignments.
•\tIdentify process improvement opportunity and drive continuously efficiency enhancement
•\tSupport annual audit, work closely with internal and external auditors.
•\tERP and accounting system development & implementation.

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

Beijing, 11, CHN


- University degree in business/economics/accounting

- Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, SQL, Python, Alteryx, BlackLine, etc

- Above 5 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


- 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

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