1+ months

Analyst/Senior Analyst, Payroll Operations

American Airlines
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Location: Rio West E Bldg (PHX-RWE1)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 62725 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • This job is a member of the Payroll Operations Team within the Finance Division.

  • Responsible for motivating, developing, and providing leadership for employees responsible for processing the Company’s payroll.

What you'll do

As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced. Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations.

  • Works with payroll analysts to ensure accurate and timely payroll processing

  • Provides support for audits conducted by both internal and external sources

  • Analyzes business processes, making changes as necessary to increase efficiencies, adhering to existing SOX processing maps and requirements

  • Analyze large amounts of data using Microsoft tools such as Excel/Macros

  • Knowledgeable on labor agreements

  • Documents and updates procedures

  • Provides communication to all levels of management as required

  • Assists in reconciliation of payroll uploads from outside sources

  • Ability to work independently and effectively prioritize projects with conflicting deadlines

  • Ability to be flexible and capable of adapting to constant change

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 3 years of payroll, accounting, or human resource experience
  • Experience with a large payroll system (e.g. SAP)

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, or equivalent experience/training

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent analytical and organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently and effectively prioritize projects with conflicting deadlines

  • Ability to be flexible and capable of adapting to constant change

  • Must work well under tight deadlines and high stress situations

  • Ability to think critically, analyze problems, and develop creative solutions

  • Ability to demonstrate strong attention to detail and well-organized

  • Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to demonstrate an absolute commitment to customer service

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer:

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more.
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more.

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve; inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 62725 


Posted: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2022-12-16
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