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AP Manager - Japan

AP Manager - Japan

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Amazon (China) Holding Company Limited
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Job Description

Amazon (China) Holding Company Limited Finance Operations department seeks a bright, articulated and detail-oriented Japanese speaking Accounts Payable Financial Analyst to play the important role in Japan Accounts Payable Financial Operations Team (A/P) in Beijing, China. This position will focus on Accounts Payable with a strong emphasis on paying customers on time and all related activities in order to achieve this mission such as problem resolving and handling inquires and escalations. Furthermore, this position will also support process improvement, controller-ship policies and procedures.

Areas of Responsibilities includes but not limited to:

· Process and monitor invoices payment from corporate vendors of Amazon Japan timely and accurately
· Responsible for internal and external communication regarding payment on high customer satisfaction
· Manage any systematic and operational issue
· Analyze and report metrics to management
· Participate in Operational Excellence activities such as Kaizen/Green Belt

Basic Qualifications

· B.S. or B.A. in Finance / Accounting or related field
· Fluent in both written and spoken business English (TOEIC over 800)
· Fluent in both written and spoken business Japanese (passed N1 or Level 1 of Japanese Language Proficiency Test)
· Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
· Experience in creating/leading operational process
· Experience in resolving complex problems cross-functionally
· Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills in a cross cultural setting with international counterparts
· Internal and external customer focus and a work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
· Strong analytical skills including the ability to deep dive while also seeing and understand the big picture
· Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while supporting multiple competing priorities

Preferred Qualifications

l. Significant experience of project management & analysis within a fast paced multitasking driven
2.Goal driven, result orientated, self-motivated, able to step back and look at the bigger picture
3.Experience of Oracle R12 is preferred. Hands on experience on accounting & reconciliation process.
4. Process improvement related experience is preferred.
5. CPA or chartered accountant equivalent certificate is preferred.
6. Macro skill is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
· 4+ years of relevant experience in Finance, Accounts Payable, or a Process improvement role
· Experience in working closely with vendors/customers
· Experience with Oracle Financials is desired
· Track record of dealing with ambiguity