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Analyst/Senior Analyst, International Accounting

American Airlines
Miami, FL 33128

Location: MIA City Ticket Office (MIA-CTYO) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 35766 


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 Finance Team within the Finance Division.  The position works among cross functional teams to ensure that accounting activities are appropriately analyzed, processed and documented in compliance with internal controls, processes and procedures and local country regulations.  

What you'll do

Responsible for assisting the Accounting Manager with Accounts Payable, Cash Accounting, Tax and Payroll functions, including but not limited to:


  • Oversee the disbursement processes ensuring timely and accurate payment processing in compliance with company policy and legal requirements
  • Monitoring cash account balances for each country
  • Oversee account analysis, reconciliations, and preparation of journal entries to the general ledger
  • Manage the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual tax filings, payments, and supporting schedules
  • Maintain the tax calendar to ensure all filings/payments are done timely to ensure fines and penalties are not incurred
  • Supervises the day-to-day maintenance and projects associated with those areas of responsibility
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining strong internal controls to reduce risk of fraud and ensure strong internal controls over financial reporting that are in alignment with local laws and regulations and the Company’s policies and US regulations (such as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Sarbanes Oxley, PCI & PII.
  • Responsible for staying abreast of regulatory labor and tax changes and work with peers to incorporate them into schedules, reports, and monthly procedures
  • Provide technical direction and training to internal customers as necessary
  • Identify and implement process improvements and automation efforts; working with internal customers and external suppliers to achieve results
  • Assist the Accounting Manager with projects as requested and ad-hoc reporting as necessary
  • Perform other duties as required
What you'll need for success


Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's degree with a focus in Accounting or equivalent experience/training
  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative analytical skills
  • Must have critical thinking and strategic thinking skills
  • Commitment to high standards, integrity and ethics
  • Proficient with PC and Microsoft Office Software (e.g., Excel, Word, Access and Power Point)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed
  • Good team player
  • Adaptable to change


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • Experience with international business practices, tax and local laws
  • CPA, ACCA, AAT, MBA or equivalent education/certification
  • Demonstrated knowledge of airline accounting practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and written with all levels within the organization
Skills, Licenses & Certifications


  • Ability to be aware of and sensitive to differences and work in a way consistent with the principles of equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
  • Ability to maintain and respect confidentiality at all times and to ensure adherence to the Company’s Confidentiality Policy
  • Ability to participate in regular coaching and counseling meetings, performance reviews and development meetings
  • Ability to undertake appropriate training as needed and to take responsibility for self-development
  • Ability to undertake any other duties which are consistent with the position
  • Ability to work with mainframe based tools; proficient with PC and Microsoft Office software (e.g., Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint)
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: 35766 


Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-08

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