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Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting

Job Details

Hiring Organization Amazon
Post Name Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting
Qualification BA/BS
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary GBP 58000 To GBP 60000 Per Year
Location Manchester, England, United Kingdom M4 4GV

Job Summary

We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Accounting organization and become a major contributor to our Accounting team. As a key member of the Global Accounting team, this individual will be based in Manchester. A successful candidate in this position will have demonstrable experience with financial reporting and internal control-related responsibilities.

The role has responsibility for the controllership and accounting function in support of the US GAAP consolidated and worldwide local GAAP and IFRS financial reporting. The accounting flows are operated in multiple legal entities with the involvement of a number of stakeholders in different locations.

In addition to the accounting and reporting responsibilities, the individual will drive cross-border projects and develop best practices in processes and controllership on an international level. They will also drive the implementation of policies with the financial leadership team based out of worldwide Amazon locations.

Candidates for this position will have held supervisory or management positions will have worked for a big four public accounting firm at the manager level with Fortune 500 clients or equivalent, or have worked in a large public company as a manager. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate they were top performers at their level.

Key Job Responsibilities

Supporting the Global Accounting function, this position has a mix of operational and project-based new business accounting responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Representing the Accounting team
  • Supporting both internal and external financial reporting needs, including analytic
  • commentary and the preparation of supplementary financial analysis for management and other stakeholders.
  • Leader on the worldwide statement of cash flow reporting, including automation projects
  • Direct responsibility for improving accounting processes and controls for a company with a high volume of transactions.
  • Actively participated in cross-functional project launches from scoping through to testing and launch.
  • Responsible for actively engaging with a variety of stakeholders within the business, including the technology and administrative team on business integration projects.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS required
  • ACCA, ACA, and CIMA or similar credentials
  • Relevant accounting experience (public accounting /industry mix preferred)
  • Exposure to operational accounting concepts of inventory, procurement, payables, receivables, and revenue
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in milestone-driven projects
  • A strong desire to exceed expectations
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Solid organizational, project management skills, and information technology aptitude

    The ideal candidates will be experienced, talented finance or accounting professionals who are passionate and excited about accounting and reporting and have experience with the details of a monthly close cycle, periodic financial reporting, and related analytical analysis.

    Traits we are looking for in a candidate are a strong desire to exceed expectations, effective interpersonal skills; including persuasive written and oral communication, solid organizational skills, ability to assess and manage risk, and willingness to get into the details whilst also seeing and understanding the big picture.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Worked in a fast-paced company similar to a high-tech start-up
  • Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills
  • Is naturally a very organizational individual
  • Has an aptitude for information technology
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Exposure to researching accounting conclusions, and documenting support for conclusions reached

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