Senior Tax Analyst


Amazon is seeking a Tax Senior Analyst to focus on US international income tax reporting and compliance (including 5471s/8858s, foreign tax credit calculations etc.), the international aspects of the US GAAP worldwide income tax provision. Additionally, this position will partner with Amazon's International Tax Planning Team by providing support and modeling of all international restructurings and expansions. This position will also be responsible for supporting the US and international tax controversy teams on audits and the international tax team on the compliance and reporting aspects of projects.

Primary job duties include:

  • Primarily responsible for US International reporting and compliance obligations (Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, disclosure statements, Form 1120F etc.)
  • Prepare and/or review Subpart F, E&P, tax pools and foreign tax credits calculations
  • Foreign tax credit planning/modeling
  • Review tax planning ideas to determine impacts to worldwide tax provision
  • Prepare and/or review international aspects of Amazon's worldwide provision
  • Research effects of various international transactions and determine the US tax disclosure reporting
  • Support US and international tax controversy teams on tax audits
  • Drive process improvements and coordinate with Tax Technology Team to facilitate streamlining and automation of recurring calculations
  • Management of junior tax professionals and outside service providers

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of direct tax experience including relevant experience with international income tax compliance/reporting
  • BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent
  • Knowledge of federal income taxation of international transactions
  • ASC 740 accounting for income taxes knowledge and experience required

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA preferred
  • JD, MST, LLM desirable
  • Experience working in a large public accounting firm or multi-national corporate tax department
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong tax operational background and ability to drive process improvements
  • Hard working, quick learner with a positive ''can do'' attitude and solid professionalism
  • Excellent knowledge of federal income taxation of international transactions
  • Tax preparation software experience helpful to aid in review (Corptax international tax compliance software)
  • Experience with Essbase and Oracle Financial Applications helpful

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

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