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Analyst/Sr Analyst, 401(k) and Savings Programs

Analyst/Sr Analyst, 401(k) and Savings Programs

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Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 38804 

Intro

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

The 401(k) Programs Analyst will report to the Senior Manager, 401(k) Programs and work closely in the design, administration, communication, compliance, and reporting of the company’s U.S. and international DC retirement plans and policies.  This role will actively interface with Payroll, Legal, People Business Partners, union representatives, consultants, and vendors.  This position will also play a key part in the plans’ compliance from an administration and documentation perspective.

What you'll do

As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced.  Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations.

  • Ensure compliance of retirement plans per the plan documents, collective bargaining agreements, ERISA, and applicable provisions of the Internal Revenue Code and/or DOL requirements 
  • Conducts data integrity audits and reconciliations to ensure data accuracy and reliability
  • Maintenance of plan materials, including plan document updates, summary plan descriptions, loan procedures, and vendor plan administration manual
  • Work closely with union representatives through attending union meetings, presenting at union events, and/or ad hoc union requests
  • Partner with internal and external communications teams in the strategy and delivery of team member communications and required compliance mailings
  • Manage international DC pension programs, including working with People Business Partners, brokers, international legal
  • Support annual employee benefit plan audits and nondiscrimination testing
  • Maintains monthly plan statistics for leadership by pulling data from the payroll systems and partnering with vendors and various internal departments, as needed
  • Conduct research and prepare materials for ERISA claims
  • Support in-town and out-of-town roadshows and education events
  • Identify areas for process improvements
  • Create and/or update process documents, as needed
  • Participate in special projects, as needed
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience required
  • 3 years minimum relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Prior experience with defined contribution administration, in a corporate headquarters environment a plus
  • Previous work experience in financial analysis, accounting and/or auditing highly desired
  • Prior SAP and SuccessFactors experience a plus
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) with advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Requires candidate to manage multiple projects, prioritize work and deliver high-quality 
  • Independently able to research complex issues using strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to recommend resolutions
  • Must possess exceptional attention to detail and the ability to maintain the highest standards of integrity and confidentiality
  • Capable of effectively prioritizing and multi-tasking while maintaining flexibility in a fast-paced, union environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with internal customers, team members, management, and external vendors
  • Demonstrated presentation and public speaking skills
  • Meets strict deadlines as provided by regulation or by the Senior Manager
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: 38804 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: ERP, Payroll, SAP, Technology, Finance

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