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Sr. Production Auditor for Amazon Studios (Culver City, CA).

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Job Description

Amazon Studios, which is the original film and television development and production arm of Amazon.com, is seeking a Sr. Production Auditor to join the Finance Team. This position will support production audit and the other studios operation teams of our fast-growing studios production business. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at an early, high growth stage and have ownership of multiple functions.
The right individual will have a background in audit and/or experience in the entertainment industry, including knowledge of television and motion picture production operations and production accounting. This individual must have the ability to travel and work independently, confidently interact with all levels of production personnel and Studio representatives, and have strong communication, presentation, and writing skills. This person must have big picture mentality while being able to focus on the details.

Key Responsibilities Include
· Travel to production offices and perform audits for Amazon Studios Original television and motion picture productions worldwide, with a focus on areas such as policy & procedure compliance, tax incentives, cost reporting, local regulatory and legal compliance, fraud detection, etc.
· Clearly document testing in workpapers and prepare audit reports detailing audit findings, associated risks, and corrective action plans.
· Present audit findings to the production accounting and production teams, as well as the Amazon Studios Production and Finance representatives.
· Work closely with Amazon Studios Production and Production Finance teams, Production Accountants, Physical Production, Legal, Tax, etc.
· Assist with other functions, including SOX compliance, special projects, and ad hoc analysis as requested by Management.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
· 5+ years of finance experience or a related analytical field.
· Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
· Must be able to travel, including internationally, up to 40%
· Effective prioritization and time management skills are necessary

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
· Accounting/Finance experience in entertainment/production operations/production accounting
· Big 4 or comparable public accounting experience
· Internal audit or production audit experience
· Knowledge of production accounting systems (e.g. SmartAccounting, Global Vista, PSL)
· Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills Foreign language abilities are a plus
· CPA, CIA, CISA or other relevant certification
· Prior experience with data analytics audit tools

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.

To apply, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1655640/sr-production-auditor