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Amazon Digital Controls Lead, Amazon in Boston, Massachusetts


Are you excited about driving compliance in a fast paced, dynamic, tech-forward environment? Come join our Digital controls team.

We are searching for bar-raising professionals who consistently exceed expectations, who thrive in a challenging workplace, and who can actively contribute to our talented team. The global accounting organization supports our digital lines of business.

The Digital Controls Team drives internal controls over financial reporting, subsidiary compliance, internal controls readiness, process improvements, and other compliance activities. We are subject matter experts that consult with control owners across our processes. Responsibilities include enhancing and leveraging internal and external partnerships to deliver on the annual controls plan. This role will require a deep understanding and experience with all aspects of internal controls including financial information technology systems for a complex, high-growth stage, multi-disciplinary organization.

Requirements for this position also include a deep knowledge the COSO 2013 framework and SEC/PCAOB regulations, as well as the demonstrated ability to design and monitor an effective global risk-based internal control environment.

We are currently looking for experienced candidates who have held similar positions in large public companies or who have held a similar position within the advisory practice of a Big 4 public accounting firm serving Fortune 500 clients for 3+ years. Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively to accomplish challenges will be expected as this is an ongoing requirement for this position. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate they were top performers at their level.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Executing on controls strategies

  • Driving control design and implementation with engineering and business teams

  • Driving deep dives on process areas to define the set of risk and controls in addressing financial reporting risk

  • Advising on and designing controls and compliance programs

  • Providing ongoing support to process owners/control owners and cross-functional teams to ensure controls are designed and implemented effectively

  • Participating in annual walkthroughs with process/application/control owners across the company and external auditors

  • Assisting in the evaluation of identified control deficiencies and monitoring of remediation efforts

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

Arlington, VA, USA | Austin, TX, USA | Boston, MA, USA | Culver City, CA, USA | Nashville, TN, USA | Portland, OR, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of finance or a related analytical field experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of Fortune 500 operational accounting experience

  • CPA

  • Knowledge of internal control framework (specifically COSO) to assess control design and operational efficiency

  • Knowledge of GAAP research tools and the FASB codification

  • Experience in accounting management in Big Four with Fortune 500 clients

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 $56,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $128,800/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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.