Amazon is seeking a data-driven Financial Analyst to support the Vendor Investigations and Transactions Accuracy (VITA) team in Accounts Payable.
We are looking for a strong individual contributor that will take ownership and drive change in a dynamic global business environment reviewing large amounts of data quickly to reach accurate conclusions.
This individual will ensure Amazon's Finance Operations processes stay ahead of risks in the vendor payments area, including internal control effectiveness, erroneous payment detection and prevention, and vendor risk analysis through a culture of continuous inspection of processes, systems, and key business initiatives.
Do you have an eye for the details and passion for researching financial data? The Vendor Investigations and Transactions Accuracy team in Accounts Payable is looking for a VITA Analyst I, who has both.
This position is responsible for efficiently performing high-quality reviews of transactional data. You will be helping to carry out the vision and mission of the VITA team : to detect, prevent, and recover erroneous payments to vendors across Amazon globally.
We are a growing team of investigators in four locations.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Understand Amazon’s policies and procedures on invoice entry and transaction processing
Daily real-time monitoring of AP transactions : review large amounts of payment data from multiple Amazon invoicing, payment and procurement systems to identify high-risk transactions
Identify issues that require escalation and communicate them in a timely manner.
Maintain the productivity and quality targets set
Perform risk assessment over key processes in AP and finance operations in general
Support other team members on any activities assigned to the team as a whole
Propose process improvement ideas and work to implement solutions to increase efficiency
High school diploma or equivalent
Technical degree (or in progress) in finance, accounting, or other related field
Advanced English skills, including excellent written business skills and an ability to compose grammatically correct, concise and accurate responses
Experience in Excel (basic functions i.e., sum, if, pivots, lookups)
1+ years of relevant experience in AP, Procurement or other Amazon teams
Bachelor college degree preferred
Experience performing financial and ad hoc data analysis using Excel
Passion for learning and diving deep in complex issues
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate complex issues clearly to both internal and external customers
Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously