Digital Controls Lead

Company Details Services LLC

  • 3+ years of experience in finance or a related analytical field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, information technology, or related field

Job summary

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

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in Controls/Audit/ Compliance/SOX roles
  • Big 4 public accounting experience with Fortune 500 clients or internally with a Fortune 500 company
  • Strong knowledge of the internal control framework (specifically COSO, CoBIT) and solid understanding of the concepts of control design and operational effectiveness
  • Strong understanding of SOX methodology and associated standards (sections 302, 404, AS5, PCAOB, etc.)
  • Experience designing and implementing controls or experience performing audits over financial reporting environment.
  • Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment similar to a high tech start-up

This position can be located in Seattle, WA or Arlington, VA

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