17 days old

Accounting Clerk

American Airlines
London, England SW1A 2

Job Title:

Accounting Clerk (Full time)

Level/Work Group:


Reports to:

Supervisor Accounting

Direct Reports:





37.5 per week



*Please ensure you have the right to work in the UK*



Role Summary

The post holder is responsible for various accounting functions within the International Accounting Group.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • To ensure claims/invoices/payments are processed accurately and timely
  • To work with vendors, customers, and colleagues to resolve inquiries and issues
  • To review and process employee expense reports
  • To file VAT/Tax returns
  • To maintain compliance with accounting/auditing policies and procedures and local laws and regulations
  • To perform account reconciliations, resolving open items and creating applicable journal entries
  • To create applicable journal entries where necessary
  • To assist in Auto TA or payroll if required
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties consistent with the post


  • To take reasonable care of the health and safety of self, as well as the safety of others who may be affected by his/her acts or omissions.  To co-operate with AA as far as is necessary to enable AA to comply with all relevant statutory provisions. To immediately report serious risks or concerns over safety issues
  • To comply with the AA Rules of Conduct Europe & Pacific and work within the context of all Company’s policies & procedures
  • To maintain a standard of dress code that is appropriate to the role and in accordance with the Company’s uniform/dress policy
  • To be aware of and sensitive to differences and work in a way consistent with the principles of equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
  • To maintain and respect confidentiality at all times and to ensure adherence to the Company’s Confidentiality Policy (currently under review)
  • To actively participate in regular coaching & counselling meetings, performance reviews and development meetings
  • To undertake appropriate training as agreed with their manager and to take responsibility for self-development
  • To undertake any other duties which are consistent with the position. This job description is intended as a guide to the main responsibilities of the position and not an exhaustive list of duties and tasks
  • To work in any other AA location as and when necessary and if applicable to the position 
    This job description is subject to periodic review and it is expected the employee will contribute to the continued development of the role and work flexibly in response to the changing business needs and operational requirements.

Person Specification


  • University degree with a focus in accounting or equivalent education/training
  • Additional European language skill namely German or French
  • Experience working in an accounting environment
  • Good understanding of accounting processes
  • Proficient with PC and Microsoft Office software (e.g., Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work flexible hours when required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good team player


  • Knowledge of automated accounting systems such as SAP is an advantage.
  • Accounting certification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA…)


Job Title:  Accounting Clerk

Job Level: 53




Posted: 2019-05-08 Expires: 2019-06-07

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