Offers “Amazon”

40 days agoAmazon

Cash Management Specialist, Financial Operations

  • Arlington, USA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

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Job summary
As a Cash Management Specialist, you will support Amazon’s strategic customers by identifying and resolving billing issues, reconcile accounts and drive monthly collection targets. A successful individual will be self-motivated—someone who can recognize how processes can improve and effectively implement positive changes. The candidate must also be able to build strong cross-functional relationships and demonstrate exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. You will earn trust with our customers to facilitate timely payment. This role will sit in our new headquarters in Northern Virginia, where Amazon will invest $2.5 billion dollars, occupy 4 million square feet of energy efficient office space, and create at least 25,000 new full-time jobs. Our employees and the neighboring community will also benefit from the associated investments from the Commonwealth including infrastructure updates, public transportation improvements, and new access to Reagan National Airport.

By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us.

Key job responsibilities
Accurate and timely posting of high-volume EFT/ACH and manual payments to the appropriate customer account and invoices, ensuring reconciliation of all payments and remittance advises received from customers.

Identify and reconcile misapplied cash. Determine root cause and appropriate application.

Identify and research unapplied cash and determine how to accurately apply the payment to appropriate account/invoice.

Maintain up to date and accurate reports to track unapplied cash and cash misapplication, track communication with internal and external customers, track pending payments and pertinent account details.

Promptly respond to internal and external requests for status, reconciliations or guidance to apply payments.

Reclassify and process adjustments, offsets, and write-offs with the appropriate documentation and authorization.

Maintain various accounting, ticketing and tracking systems and databases.

Participate in month-end and other business unit activities.

Establish and maintain strong and effective working relationship with internal and external customers, which includes being able to work cross-functionally with other teams.

Work across US/Canada time zones as needed as well as with our India and San Jose business partners.

Be able to deep-dive, recommend and implement ideas and/or innovations to improve timeliness and accuracy in the cash application process by working closely with the operations teams, banks, technology and other stakeholders

Drive standardization and consistency across different teams

Create and maintain documentation on processes and procedures.

Provide back-up support within the business units and across teams within our department.

Other duties and special projects as assigned

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

·  3+ years of experience in finance or a related analytical field.
Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field or equivalent work experience.

3 plus years' experience in government contracting, accounts receivable (i.e. invoicing and collections) and FAR regulations.

3 plus years' experience applying and reconciling high-volume cash and payments to Federal and non-Federal invoices .

Strong knowledge of GAAP, Federal Government contract accounting.

Strong interest and experience working with technology, including new software tools and system implementations; advanced analytical skills and advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Experience using Tableau and other data systems.

Ability to learn new software/tools with minimal supervision

Must have a positive, self-directed work style and thrive in a high-volume, fast paced environment.

Must be reliable; possess strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple priorities and tight deadlines.

Be pro-active, resourceful, have strong attention to detail and be highly organized. Must be able to manage shifting priorities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Government Contract billing, extensive Order-to-Cash management, Government contracts cash application

Experience or participation in company reorganization or restructure a plus.

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.

Desired profile

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

·  3+ years of experience in finance or a related analytical field.
Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field or equivalent work experience.

3 plus years' experience in government contracting, accounts receivable (i.e. invoicing and collections) and FAR regulations.

3 plus years' experience applying and reconciling high-volume cash and payments to Federal and non-Federal invoices .

Strong knowledge of GAAP, Federal Government contract accounting.

Strong interest and experience working with technology, including new software tools and system implementations; advanced analytical skills and advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Experience using Tableau and other data systems.

Ability to learn new software/tools with minimal supervision

Must have a positive, self-directed work style and thrive in a high-volume, fast paced environment.

Must be reliable; possess strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple priorities and tight deadlines.

Be pro-active, resourceful, have strong attention to detail and be highly organized. Must be able to manage shifting priorities

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