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Aug 07, 2019

Amazon opened its doors in Cork in 2005 and is home to EMEA Accounting team supporting Amazon Web Services (AWS). Launched in 2006, AWS gives customers access to the same cloud technology Amazon built to serve millions of shoppers on Throughout the years since they started, Amazon has created hundreds of new services, onboarded millions of customers, and expanded operations around the globe. Yet one thing has been consistent: their Leadership Principles.

Amazon’s Leadership Principles are a set of standards all Amazonians aspire to every day and are ingrained the culture. Employees love the Leadership Principles because they clearly explain the kinds of behaviours Amazon values. As an Amazon employee, you’ll rarely have a day go by without hearing the Leadership Principles referenced as a shorthand for doing the right thing. They are a universal approach to how people work in Amazon.  

What can you expect from a life in the accounting area of Amazon? You will be surrounded by people who are exceptionally talented, bright and driven. You will need to be highly analytical and possess a strong passion for accounting, setting high standards and staying ahead of a dynamic and fast-growing business.


Amazon is currently looking for talented, result-oriented and forward-thinking accountants to join its expanding AWS accounting team based in Cork. This individual will be an exceptional accounting professional who consistently exceeds expectations, thrives in a challenging workplace environment and will take an active role in monthly, quarterly and yearly close processes for group and statutory reporting purposes.

The successful candidate will need to have outstanding accounting skills and have experience with US GAAP and IFRS. They will be working cross-functionally, and have regular interaction with key business partners.

In a fast-paced environment, the candidate will develop the accounting and controllership function for several subsidiaries and operations.

Further details and full job spec available at

Contact information

For more information about Amazon's exciting roles on offer, get in touch with any of the following contacts:

Denis Ahern – Finance Manager,

Gareth Williams – Finance Manager,

Makis Myaris – Recruiter,  

This article is sponsored by Amazon.