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Amazon Senior Program Manager in Nashville, Tennessee

Description

Amazon has an immediate opening for a Senior Program Manager to join Seller Services Finance and Business Integration team.

This role supports the Amazon Third Party Marketplace organization. The Amazon Marketplace lists items on the Amazon website for Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), Merchant Fulfillment Network (MFN), and Multi-Channel Fulfillment. These programs provide great opportunities for learning all about Amazon’s consumer world as they span a multitude of areas of tax, accounting and the broader finance community given their cross-border nature that typically involve multiple geographies, dual currencies, and stakeholders from around the globe.

This role also wields the ability to influence the tech teams that have recurring dedicated resources for automation, as you are in direct control of what automation efforts get prioritized, working with stakeholders to constantly keep a pulse on new and existing issues and keeping an up-to-date priority list. This means high visibility with leadership in the business and accounting on the continued velocity of solving unique problems that mostly stem from Amazon’s constantly changing environment and upgrading historical systems that were not originally intended to handle such complex use cases/businesses.

This position supports and can directly influence the launches of some of Amazon’s newest global business initiatives. This leader will work closely with the global financial systems team, accounting operations teams, tax, treasury, and others and represent the accounting organization to various stakeholders. In this role, the candidate will be part of a team that collaborates with business finance and technical teams to deliver world class solutions that are highly scalable, secure, and flexible. This person will have operated successfully in a fast-paced, global, results-oriented environment. Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial, as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, scope business requirements and prioritize.

Key job responsibilities

As a Finance Senior Program Manager, you will:

• Own and Manage: You’ll own and manage lifecycle activities from beginning to end (planning, requirements gathering, technology team partnerships, UAT planning and performance, project closing, and stakeholder engagement) for multiple projects simultaneously.

• Automate: You’ll work on automation projects and lead the coordination of designing processes and tools to make financial statement processes easier and more accurate.

• Support Expansion: You’ll support the expansion of Amazon business by ensuring implementation of controlled processes to keep Amazon’s financial statements materially correct.

• Consult: You’ll operate as a valued consultant to partner with many different stakeholder teams across Amazon.

• Make Decisions: You’ll be an empowered, impactful decision maker who drives the direction of a project to completion.

• Collaborate: You’ll collaborate with Amazonians of diverse backgrounds.

Successful candidates will have deep experience in the following three disciplines – Accounting, Program Management and Finance Systems. Candidate experience should cover financial processes, project management, accounting requirements documentation, process design, and user acceptance testing responsibilities. Demonstrated experience in leading teams to accomplish unusually complex challenges is expected as this is an ongoing requirement for this position.

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

Arlington, VA, USA | Austin, TX, USA | Boston, MA, USA | Culver City, CA, USA | Nashville, TN, USA | Portland, OR, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of program or project management experience

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field

  • Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements

  • Experience owning program strategy, end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership

  • Experience managing accounting/finance process improvement and/or technology projects with aggressive schedules

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree, or CMA or CPA

  • PMP

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 $92,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $185,000/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.

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