Senior Financial Accountant - Global Financial Accounting in Mexico City, Mexico

Amazon is a fast-paced, dynamic, high-tech company based in Seattle. Amazon’s finance team is searching for financial accounting professionals who consistently exceed expectations, who thrive in a challenging workplace, and who can actively contribute to our talented team. The global accounting organization supports our financial reporting, internal control, intercompany, and transfer pricing activities as well as supports new business launches globally for Amazon in the consumer products, digital initiatives, merchant, operations, logistics, payments, and cloud computing lines of business. This role would support our growing Mexican operations in all of the above categories. This role would be based in Mexico City.

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 reporting and some project management related responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support Mexican Accounting and Finance operations

  • Monthly analytic reviews of country operations

  • Research and conclude on accounting positions in both Mexican and US GAAP

  • Work with Accounting, Tax, and Legal to ensure compliance with Mexican statutory requirements

  • Lead annual Mexican GAAP financial statement creation and review

  • Guide the business on accounting treatments related to new products and launches

Uphold and enforce an environment of strong financial controllership

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional experience in finance, accounting, or a highly analytical field

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline.

  • Experience with Mexican GAAP, reporting standards, fiscal, Trade compliance and statutory requirements

  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word); knowledge of Oracle is a plus

  • Strong capabilities for developing and presenting analyses and insights to senior management.

  • Strong organization and time management skills

  • Experience in a large multinational corporate environment with exposure to various financial disciplines

  • Strong English speaking and writing skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in Accounting, Information Systems, Finance, or related field

  • CPA or equivalent,

  • Knowledge of applicable Mexican laws, codes and regulations

  • Working knowledge of SQL

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Exposure to researching accounting conclusions and documenting related findings

  • Solid organizational and project-management skills

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral skills

  • Ability to summarize and communicate important data

  • An aptitude for information technology

  • Ability to travel outside of Mexico 2-3 times a year

AMZR Req ID: 533556

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