Sr. Project Launch Analyst – Projects & Launches

Amazon.com, Inc. Shoreline, WA
Amazon is seeking an experienced ERP Integration Senior Project Launch Analyst to join the accounting team. The Amazon Accounting Department is a fast-paced, team-focused, and dynamic environment.

This position will be responsible for representing the accounting team in all activities related to ERP and other accounting systems functionality and reporting. This role will support the global financial systems team, accounting operations teams, tax, treasury, and others on new strategic finance initiatives to provide integrated accounting requirements to accounting, IT and finance teams.

A deep knowledge of transactional ERP functionality in a complex multinational corporation is imperative. This person will coordinate with the Accounting PMO and all other accounting functional teams to ensure a cohesive approach to any proposed ERP, system or other process changes. The ERP Integration Senior Project Analyst will need to understand the different accounting requirements that exist and propose appropriate methodologies. Elimination of manual processes and other data manipulation will be critical to success.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Apply an understanding of the requirements in the design of ERP and other system processes including, intercompany, regulatory & statutory accounting, consolidations, and financial reporting

* Partner with all related functions on the design to ensure accounting requirements are accomplished in the ERP and other Amazon tools and systems

* Facilitate and support the development of ERP tool to support Amazons global accounting operations

* Represent the accounting team in the collaboration and design of any changes to existing ERP and other system processes

* Provide project management within and across business units to transition new processes and/or permanent solutions to support the Amazon accounting teams

* Prepare the documentation and communication of data requirements, functional specifications and test cases to ensure accurate accounting representation to project teams

* Partner with the accounting teams to engage in the testing of any system changes to ensure expected results are achieved.

* Manage multiple projects with participants from multiple teams within the accounting team and across other accounting, finance, and technology functions

* Coordinate with the global accounting teams to establish and maintain strong communication channels

* Liaise closely with the Accounting PMO team and ensure all critical deadlines and deliverables are met in a timely fashion

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