19 days old

Senior Analyst, Payroll Automation

American Airlines
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Location: Rio West E Bldg (PHX-RWE1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 34225 


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 Payroll Automation Team within the Finance Division (Analyst/Sr. Analyst, Payroll Automation).  The role of the Payroll Applications Analyst/Tester is to work with the business units, technology teams and support teams to understand the requirements and design to create test scripts and test plans for American Airlines' payroll application.  This position should have good understanding of US payroll processing and related modules like taxes, garnishments, master data, time & attendance integration.  Experience in SAP PY, HANA platform is a plus. 

What you'll do
  • Critically analyzes and evaluates requirements from multiple sources to create test scripts, process flows, traceability matrices, work estimates, test plans and test results
  • Conduct test case and test plan reviews and ensure requirements and test documentation is approved in accordance with audit standards
  • Develops and executes test scripts for new and existing functionality
  • Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved/escalated in a timely manner
  • Understands how various issues affect each other and the outcome of projects
  • Understands expectations that were set with client, recognizes when issues/events may affect delivery, and communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions
  • Follows through with commitments and fosters mutual trust with all working groups
  • Ensure project team is kept well informed of project changes with open communication
  • Effectively applies Company methodology and enforces project standards
All you'll need for success


Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance/Payroll, Accounting, IT, or equivalent


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • At least 5 years of Finance or Accounting experience
  • Experience in SAP PY and HR module is a plus


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Experience in testing (Functional unit testing, Integration testing, Regression testing)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Software; specifically excel spreadsheet
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Sarbanes Oxley requirements
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: 34225 


Posted: 2019-11-02 Expires: 2019-12-02

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American Airlines
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