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Senior Manager, Financial Reporting

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 47695 


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 Financial Reporting team within the Corporate Controller Organization.Accounting functions may include: benefit plan audits, stock compensation and administration, foreign exchange, intercompany, Hyperion administration, G/L maintenance, financial statement consolidation, SEC and other external reporting and cash accounting.

The Senior Manager is responsible for supervising the day-to-day functions for the corporate accounting / financial reporting processes of the company.

What you'll do

The following responsibilities are general duties that a team member in this position may or may not be required to perform. The actual duties required of this position will vary.

  • 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 maintenance and projects associated with those areas of responsibility
  • Research 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 (GAAP)
  • Ensure that accounting functions are Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliant
  • Assist in providing guidance on accounting issues to business groups of the company as needed
  • Assist in providing new employees with appropriate training on business processes and system applications for assigned areas of responsibility. Assist in providing direction as needed to team members
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes, procedures and accounting assumptions on an ongoing basis. Recommend and assist 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
  • Act as a backup for Director as a resource for accountants to ask questions and to sign off on journal entries and reconciliations
  • 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
  • 7 years of professional accounting experience
  • 2 years in a management or leadership position


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities including experience managing teams
  • 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
  • In-depth knowledge of GAAP and SOX principles
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Flexible/adaptable to constant change and scheduling needs to meet deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software; good working knowledge of mainframe accounting/reporting systems including SAP general ledger and Hyperion Financial Management reporting tool
  • 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: 47695 


Posted: 2021-09-01 Expires: 2021-10-01
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