18 days old

Manager, Accounts Receivable

American Airlines
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Location: Rio West E Bldg (PHX-RWE1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 40036 


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 will lead the activities and team members responsible for the internal and external accounting and operational processes for Account Receivables including credit monitoring, invoicing, payments and collections. 
  • This job is a member of the Revenue Accounting Accounts Receivable Team within the Corporate Controller

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.

  • Responsible for leading the Accounts Receivable Department within Revenue Accounting, including invoicing, payment application, credit, collections, general ledger reconciliations, month-end accounting, management reporting, financial analysis, and ERP system management
  • Oversees the compilations of financial data to ensure the proper accounting treatment of revenue and revenue-related transactions in accordance with GAAP, SEC and Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Develops and implements appropriate procedures and automation to support processing a large volume of transactions in a complete, accurate and cost-effective manner. 
  • Work closely with internal IT support and Vendors as needed for system maintenance configuration and development.
  • Negotiates cost-effective contracts and maintains relationships with multiple vendors
  • Monitors company accounts receivable balances and aging to ensure security of company assets, compliance with major credit agreements and reduction of bad debt
  • Monitors invoicing, payments and accounting related to non-transportation invoices, such as co-brand card payments, employee receivables, collections agencies and the Airline Clearing House (ACH) and International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  • Monitors inward invoicing settled through ACH and IATA
  • Leads the Company's Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP) program, including card issuance, customer relations, invoicing, payments, accounting, relationship management, technical changes and settlement with other carriers
  • Maintains consistent communication with director and other team members
  • Maintains the Company's collection and credit policy

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 6 years related work experience with at least 2 years experience in Accounts Receivable or Revenue Accounting
  • 3 years leadership experience
  • Experience with Sarbanes Oxley Act and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) requirements impacting accounting and internal controls over financial reporting
  • Proficient with SAP/ERP software
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong accounting background with GL experience 

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Leadership experience with a large team

  • Working knowledge of mainframe accounting/reporting systems

  • Advanced excel skills experience writing Macros and using VBA lookups

  • Business data analysis experience working with large data sets including the ability to manipulate, analyze, interpret and report on data

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Professional certification (CPA) preferred
  • Strong analytical thinking and deductive reasoning capabilities
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Outstanding problem-solving abilities
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and effectively re-align priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels within the organization, as well as with external contacts

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: 40036 


Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-04

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