1+ months

Analyst/Senior Analyst, Payroll Strategy

American Airlines
Phoenix, AZ

Location: Rio West E Bldg (PHX-RWE1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 18599 


Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.


You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.


What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.


Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

This job is a member of the Payroll Strategy Team within the Finance Division. This position will be responsible for gathering business requirements, testing, implementation and documentation of payroll and business processes and related interfaces impacting the payroll systems and the general ledger.


Specifically you’ll do the following:

  • Gathers and documents business requirements related to payroll and business activities
  • Analyzes and evaluates information gathered from multiple sources to create documentation, including but not limited to business requirements, process flows, test plans, test scripts and test results
  • Assists with developing and performing the testing related to the payroll system and downstream systems
  • Represents the department in meetings and through written and verbal communication with internal and external customers
  • Assists in identifying and documenting internal controls in support of auditing team
  • Some travel required, as needed


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related business field and/or equivalent experience/training, including payroll and payroll processes


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years Payroll, Finance or Accounting experience
  • Experience with in depth business systems analysis, functional design, documentation, and process modeling
  • Strong analytical and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks
  • Experience with SAP preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Experience with system design and implementation
  • Ability to read and understand multiple labor agreements
  • Demonstrate outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under stressful situations
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments, changing priorities with minimal supervision



Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 18599 


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