. Expert level understanding of an internal control framework (specifically COSO) and a solid understanding of the concepts of control design and operational efficiency
. Thorough knowledge of IFRS and U.S. GAAP (including the FASB Codification) and related research tools
. Experience with documenting accounting conclusions and related support
. Written and spoken fluency in English and Portuguese required
Amazon is a fast paced, dynamic, high-tech company based in Seattle, WA USA. The global accounting organization supports our financial reporting, internal control, intercompany, and transfer pricing activities and also supports new business launches globally for Amazon in the consumer products, initiatives, merchant, operations, logistics, , and cloud computing lines of business.
We are currently looking for a senior level candidate to help support the business growth in Amazon’s Sao Paulo, Brazil office. Successful candidates will have experience with financial reporting and internal control related responsibilities and have held similar positions or have held a manager level position. Candidates may have held senior analyst accounting or finance positions in public or private companies. Demonstrated experience in leading teams to accomplish unusually complex challenges is also expected.
This position will have responsibility for supporting the Latam South Accounting team to oversee all parts of our financial accounting and reporting functions in Brazil. In addition, this person will be expected to understand internal control design concepts sufficient to assess the effectiveness of controls in their area and to influence the design of systems, processes and controls for emerging and growing business activities. Technical accounting research and position paper writing may also be a requirement for this position.
Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and hires qualified individuals regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, age or disability.