Senior Accounting Analyst

Recruiter
Amazon
Location
India
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
20 Jan 2021
Closes
23 Jan 2021
Ref
1359922
Job role
Accountant
Description:
At Amazon we're striving to be earth's most customer-centric company. To get there, we need exceptionally bright, talented, and driven people. If you'd like join the world's largest online retailer, this is your chance to have fun & make history! The Indian accounting organization supports accounting, financial reporting, internal control, inter company, and transfer pricing activities and also supports new business launches if any.
We are currently looking for candidates who are at the senior accounting Analyst level. Successful candidates for this position will have the equivalent of 5+ years of professional experience with financial accounting, reporting and internal control related responsibilities. This position will have responsibility for supporting all parts of our financial reporting process and will be expected to understand internal control design concepts sufficient to assess the effectiveness of controls in their area. Technical accounting research and position paper writing will also be a requirement of this position.
This position is expected to have a strong sense of ownership, ability to identify process improvement opportunities, drive positive change across the organization, and enhance partnerships between Accounting and various business finance, operations accounting and IT groups.

Primary responsibilities Include:

- Monthly/Quarterly Accounting and analysis of a business vertical
- Preparation of monthly Accruals relating to business vertical.
- Driving efficiencies in business processes and guiding business teams on accounting areas.
- Evaluating accounting positions for New projects and writing technical position paper
- Partnering with the members of the global accounting organization to develop process improvement initiatives, and assist in the identification of standards for global consistency.
- Coordinating with auditors for timely closure of statutory audit and Tax audit.

Basic Qualifications:
- 5+ years of multi-national corporate or operational accounting experience.
- CA or ICWAI qualification is must.
- Strong communications skills and able to work effectively with teams in India and Seattle.
- The successful candidate will be a self-starter, a collaborative team-player, and an excellent communicator.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Understanding of US GAAP, Indian Accounting Standards and communicate frequently with External Auditors and Regulators ensuring that Amazon India is compliant with all applicable laws, pronouncements and regulations.
- The candidate has a strong desire to exceed expectations and drive positive change across the organization and who has effective interpersonal skills.
- Candidate will also have strong written and oral communication skills, solid organizational, risk assessment and some information technology aptitude.
- Prior experience of working/managing relationship with Big 4 auditors will be an added advantage specially in Accounting Technical department

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