Amazon UK

Senior Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
15 Apr 2021
Closes
14 May 2021
Ref
1514144
Approved employers
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DESCRIPTION
Amazon's Prime Video and Prime Music are the leading European premium-on-demand entertainment services.
We're looking for exceptional people with outstanding accounting and analytical skills. People who are entrepreneurial, driven and who have what it takes, to make us the place for people to come to, for their entertainment needs.
Based in Shoreditch, the EU Digital Accounting team has an opening for a Senior Financial Analyst to support the controllership activities of the Amazon Digital, including supporting expansion project, annual statutory audits and other regulatory reporting requirements. The Senior Financial Analyst will collaborate with Tax, Legal, Finance and Tech teams for Amazon Digital matters and will support business initiatives including restructures and product launches in new markets, as the business continues to expand.
The ideal candidate will be comfortable in dealing with ambiguity with a strong ability to prioritise multiple projects and to execute deliverables with excellent communication and to a high standard. The ability to influence stakeholders will also be essential to succeed in this role.
Role Responsibilities:
• Ad hoc, cross functional project work, including, but not limited to, supporting business initiatives ensuring accounting and tax compliance;
• Preparation of various deliverables to support both internal and external financial reporting needs, including analytic commentary and the preparation of supplementary financial analysis for management and other stakeholders;
• Serve as a functional expert for cross-border accounting considerations;
• Building an efficient and effective internal controls environment that is consistent with Amazon's high standards and practices;
• Applying knowledge of multiple reporting systems to deliver solutions. This requires advanced computer literacy (MS Office, especially Excel & Access) and the aptitude to understand system dependencies. Knowledge of Oracle, Hyperion Essbase and database structures are an advantage.
We are a global leader in online media. We obsess over our customers and that's where we make our investments. We thrive on hiring dedicated, high-achieving professionals who work hard together to meet the cutting-edge opportunities and challenges of e-commerce

In return, we will offer you an attractive package including basic salary, stock units, and other excellent benefits including healthcare. You will also have the opportunity to develop a rewarding career with one of the UK's leading online retailers.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• ACA, CIMA, ACCA or similar credentials required
• Relevant post qualification accounting experience (public practice/industry mix preferred)
• Strong focus on controls
• Detailed experience of a monthly close cycle, periodic financial reporting and related analytical analysis with a knowledge of various GAAP accounting rules including US GAAP, UK GAAP and IFRS
• Candidates must have demonstrated an ability to successfully lead complex, milestone driven projects.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Excellent analytical skills (Excel, Access)
• Experience working in a fast paced environment similar to a high tech start-up
• Experience working with Oracle

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