1+ months

Analyst/Senior Analyst, Payroll Tax (Accounting)

American Airlines
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Location: Rio West E Bldg (PHX-RWE1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 47133 


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 auditing and accurate timely reporting of payroll tax information to regulatory agencies. 

What you'll do

  • Supports audits, accurate and timely reporting of payroll taxes on a pay period, quarterly and annual basis for both US and Canada
  • Reviews payroll data (either payroll processing data or payroll deduction reports, depending upon area of focus) for accuracy and facilitates corrections when needed
  • Supports payroll operations for tax related issues
  • Supports team members for payroll tax related questions
  • Provides support for payroll tax related reconciliations and reporting
  • Ensure accurate and timely payroll tax reporting and payments for both in-house and third-party payroll tax vendors to all tax agencies
  • Process improvement for large and diverse multi-state payroll operation
  • Analyzes, resolves and explains technical payroll-related questions requiring knowledge of the payroll systems
  • Prepares complex data for multiple sources as needed for issue resolution and/or reporting needs
  • Compiles information, researches issues, and timely correspondence with tax agencies regarding payroll tax audits and tax agency notices

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field or equivalent experience/training
  • 3 years' experience with multi-state reporting in a large-scale payroll processing environment

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • CPP Certification
  • ADP Smart Compliance and W-2C Manager Experience

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Working knowledge of federal and multi-state payroll tax regulations
  • Demonstrated ability in working with large-scale complex mainframe applications, computer data retrieval systems and PC applications
  • Knowledge of internal controls
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

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: 47133 


Posted: 2021-09-02 Expires: 2021-10-30
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Analyst/Senior Analyst, Payroll Tax (Accounting)

American Airlines
Phoenix, AZ 85003

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