28 days old

Manager, Corporate Accounting

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 43254 


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 Debt and Lease Accounting Team within Corporate Controller Organization.  Manager is responsible for supervising the day-to-day functions for the corporate accounting / financial reporting processes of the company.

What you'll do

  • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual supporting schedules for responsible accounting functions
  • Review journal vouchers, monthly support schedules and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Supervise the day-to-day activities associated with areas of responsibility
  • Researche new/revised accounting requirements and work with peers to incorporate them into schedules, reports, and monthly procedures
  • Coordinate activities to ensure internal/external auditors requests are completed
  • Ensure integrity of relevant financial system modules and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Ensure that accounting functions are Sarbanes Oxley compliant
  • Provide guidance on accounting issues to business groups of the company as needed
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes, procedures and accounting assumptions on an ongoing basis
  • Recommend and assists in process improvements to improve the control environment and increase the utilization of resources (people, technology, funds)
  • Develop and maintain documentation for business and system processes for assigned responsibilities
  • Represent the department in meetings and through written and verbal communication with internal and external customers
  • Perform a variety of other functions/ad-hoc projects as assigned to aid in the department’s/company’s achievement of goals and business objectives

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent experience/training
  • Professional certification (CPA) required
  • 5 years of professional accounting experience


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Manager experience preferred
  • SAP general ledger and Hyperion Financial Management reporting tool preferred


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work on projects and prioritize and execute concurrent assignments
  • Demonstrated experience using innovative thinking ability with high degree of motivation and problem-solving skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply technical accounting literature
  • Demonstrated ability to design effective controls over financial reporting
  • Flexible/adaptable to constant change and scheduling needs to meet deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of mainframe accounting/reporting systems
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines

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: 43254 


Posted: 2021-08-31 Expires: 2021-09-30
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