Audible, Inc. is the world’s largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of members around the world. We’re an Amazon subsidiary with a presence on three different continents, yet we maintain a startup vibe and small company feel. We offer more than 200,000 downloadable audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, and other programs, and an escalating array of listening products that enrich daily life for a growing population of people who want to be more productive, well-informed, and thoughtfully entertained.
As Management Accountant for the UK you will work closely with the Financial Controller and Finance Manager within this dynamic and growing online retailer, with exposure to all areas of the accounting and control function. You will be involved in everything from day to day double entry on the general ledger and financial admin such as paying suppliers, to assisting external auditors, and working with the Amazon tax teams on compliance.
We are ideally looking for an experienced accountant, who has worked in a fast-paced high growth e-commerce/retail sector. You will need to be proactive, flexible and able to adapt your approach to your work, and willing to take on project specific and ad hoc tasks as required. You will be a quick learner, and will assume responsibility for many day to day accounting and compliance matters.
Key deliverables include preparing and reviewing balance sheet reconciliations, royalty processing (preparation, review and payments), AP processing (vendor set-up and payment run review), indirect tax compliance, month end journal preparation, review and posting, and working with external auditors. You will also work closely with US colleagues through the month end process and royalty processing.
Our Finance team is a key partner to the wider business and part of the role is to ensure that these relationships are managed and maintained appropriately, so strong communication skills are essential to your success in this role. This is a fixed term contract role, to assist the team during a systems implementation project and over financial year end.