Business Analyst IV in Seattle, WA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  812800

JOB TITLE: Business Analyst IV


DURATION: 9 Month Contract

COMPANY: Fortune 50 Tech Company


Job Responsibilities

  • Working independently to lead and develop a team of analysts to provide project support and assistance to support and assist Amazon's business and development teams with the design of new products or offerings and set-up of financial systems to ensure appropriate business support and controllership.
  • Responsibility for delivery of complex cross functional projects
  • Prioritize work for a team of analysts, monitoring quality to ensure standards are maintained. Identifying and communicating project risks to senior leadership, along with clear recommendations for resolution or mitigation.
  • Have direct responsibility and ownership in executing large scale process improvement opportunities within new business launches and existing processes and controls, including defining scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with senior leadership and stakeholders. Identify, develop and transition new processes to support month-end general ledger close activities, monthly account reconciliations and reviews, and preparation of various deliverables to support both internal and external financial reporting needs.
  • Coordinate with the global accounting teams to establish and maintain strong communication channels.

Required Skills

  • Accounting experience/understanding of basic principles
  • System Project Management experience
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree required 6 plus years of relevant experience in accounting and project management
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Desire to exceed expectations and drive positive change in the organization
  • Experience of project management and an understanding of project management concepts.
  • Experience with translating accounting conclusions into operational processes
  • A demonstrated history of solving multiple and complex operation and accounting challenges

Preferred Skills

  • CPA or similar qualification
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment similar to a high tech start-up
  • Working understanding of an Internal control framework and a solid understanding of the concepts of control design and operational efficiency
  • Aptitude for leading teams; influencing and galvanizing others to follow you toward a solution
  • Experience of system and process design
  • Proven ability to influence and make an impact
  • Excellent analytical skills