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Intl. Indirect Tax Controllership E-Invoicing Senior Manager, Data Governance



Accounting & Finance
Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024


Amazon's diverse businesses require VAT and other indirect tax filings in a number of jurisdictions across the globe, many of which require electronic invoicing or tax return filing. The Global Indirect Tax Controllership team works with all Amazon businesses, as well as Indirect Tax Planning, Technology and Indirect Tax Compliance to define, monitor and evaluate controls that mitigate risk in all aspects of the indirect tax compliance processes. We are adding a Senior Manager with indirect tax experience to lead the controllership activities within this growing e-Invoicing area.

Alternate locations include: New York; Arlington, Virginia; London; Manchester; Bratislava.

Key job responsibilities
Lead the implementation of international indirect tax Controllership requirements connected to e-invoicing and e-filling obligations across all regions by (for example, but not limited to):
- Act as subject owner and central point of contact representing Controllership when partnering with cross-functional stakeholders on global special projects, including e-invoicing and e-filing projects.
- Drive functional teams to define best and standard practices, then sharing within the org.
- Monitor and influence decisions.
- Identify value-add actions for global international indirect tax projects.
- Own key tasks, including following up with stakeholders through completion.
- Capture lessons learned and include in future deployment of e-invoicing and e-filling projects.
- Monitor results and progress towards org goals.

Collaborate with other Indirect Tax personnel to define, design and implement VAT controls within the e-invoicing and e-filing processes.

Assess risk within existing processes, then define strategies to mitigate them.

Design mechanisms to monitor controls.

Periodically report the state of operating controls to Indirect Tax leadership and other stakeholders.

Manage projects, including defining project schedules, managing tasks and creating management reports.

Provide support and advice to Tax colleagues, as well as to Business and Accounting teams.

About the team
The Data Governance team - organized within Indirect Tax Controllership - ensures that Amazon maintains adequate controls within its indirect tax processes to remain compliant with governing regulations in all the jurisdictions Amazon operates.

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

Arlington, VA, USA | New York, NY, USA


- 10+ years of tax, finance or a related analytical field experience
- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field


- Experience within a multinational business and either legal or accountancy firm experience
- Experience liaising with tax authorities including responding to audits and information requests
- J.D.
- LL.M. (Taxation)
- Tax qualification or license
- Analytical, auditing and compliance skills
- Experience of accounting and audit methods and systems
- Demonstrated ability participating in milestone-driven projects
- A strong desire to exceed expectations
- Strong organizational and project management skills
- Relevant accounting experience (public / private mix preferred)
- A confident Microsoft Excel user
- Second language fluency (German, French or Spanish).

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $133,200/year in our lowest geographic market up to $247,700/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 Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.