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Amazon Senior Internal Auditor, Amazon Web Services, Amazon in Arlington, Virginia


Amazon is seeking a Senior Internal Auditor to join our Amazon Web Services (AWS) audit team. This is a high visibility opportunity to make important improvements throughout our Cloud Computing business. Our primary mission is to perform independent and objective assessments of business activities and related controls with the goal of improving operations (effectiveness, efficiency, customer experience, security, scalability, and continuity); compliance with laws, regulations and company policies; risk management; and the overall system of internal controls.

You will lead audits across AWS that include conducting end-to-end financial, operational, and compliance audits for all areas which support the AWS business. You will leverage large data sets to support your audits and provide valuable insights to the business as a result of each project.

You will provide consultative support to business partners to identify opportunities for control improvements with the objective of mitigating risk and improving compliance and operational performance. In this capacity, you will gain valuable exposure to many areas within our global business. You will lead people and the assigned project, conduct daily stand ups and weekly stakeholder status calls, collaborate with stakeholders regarding observations during audit, and follow up with the business regarding the implementation of actions related to the observations to bring about a positive change in the business as required. You must be able to work independently and remain flexible, with the ability to prioritize workloads and maintain a strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. You will dive deep into the details to develop meaningful findings and help drive solutions. You must be able to understand complex business processes and identify the full range of risks related to processes, compliance, organizations, and technology. You must have good analytical skills, solid business judgment, a strong controllership focus, and the capability to drive the right results with a focused and pragmatic approach.

This position will be based out of Seattle or Washington D.C. and may require up to 20% travel, including some international travel.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

· BA/BS degree in accounting, finance, or related field.

· 3+ years of experience with operation auditing, risk management, compliance, or financial analysis

Preferred Qualifications

· Risk management experience, including: performing assessments and audits, designing controls, managing enterprise control frameworks, and prioritizing risk.

· Willingness to dive deep into your own audits combined with experience collaborating on a team.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will prepare reports and make presentations to senior level management. You will interact with various levels of employees to collect and communicate information.

· A fast learner who can quickly absorb the nuances and behaviors of Amazon's systems architecture.

· Solid analytical skills and history of analyzing data and situations to identify meaningful observations.

· Big 4 consulting experience.

· Relevant certifications (CPA, ACCA, CIA, CISA, CFE).

· Experience with process improvement, Kaizen, and six sigma.

· Experience with multiple compliance standards, such as: SOC 1/2/3, ISO 27001/27017/27018, FedRAMP, COBIT, and/or ITIL

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $59,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $142,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.