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Senior Financial Analyst

Bangalore Bangalore Karnataka, Karnataka, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
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, transfer pricing activities and support new business launches.
We are currently looking for candidates who are at the senior financial 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 good 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.
Key job responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include:
Accounting and analysis of a specific business vertical and/or function.
Preparation of monthly accruals.
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 accounting standards for global consistency.
Coordinating with auditors for timely closure of statutory audit and tax audit.
We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:
Bangalore, KA, IND
Basic Qualifications
- 5+ years of relevant experience in Big4 audit firms, multi-national corporate or operational accounting experience.
- CA, CPA or ICWAI qualification is a must.
- Good communications skills and able to work effectively with teams in India and US.
- 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 successful candidate will be a self-starter, a collaborative team-player, and an excellent communicator.
- Candidate will also have good written and oral communication skills, solid organizational, risk assessment and information technology aptitude.
- Prior experience of managing relationship with Big4 auditors will be an added advantage
Preferred Qualifications
- Experience designing and implementing controls or experience performing audits over financial reporting environment
- Experience researching and documenting support for accounting conclusions
- Experience working with stakeholders
- Understanding of US GAAP, Indian Accounting Standard regulations.

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