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Technical Specialist, Executive Compensation

Technical Specialist, Executive Compensation

Date:  Jan 12, 2021

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 40215 


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 Executive Compensation team within the People/HR Division.

Responsible for Executive Compensation reporting and tracking, including all CARES Act-related deliverables. Crucially, the role requires skill and experience with automation and data transformation.

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.

  • Responsible for all executive compensation reporting and tracking for CARES Act compliance, including the quarterly reports due to the Dept of Treasury
  • Develops framework to track compensation on a rolling 12-month basis and to track benefit levels
  • Review compensation results monthly and communicates status updates related to CARES Act compliance
  • Requires significant partnership with Payroll, Corporate Accounting, Regional carriers, Protiviti, Benefits, and others
  • Acts as a technical resource to manage large data sets and reporting with complete accuracy
  • Provides analyses to leaders on an ad-hoc basis
  • Performs system testing relating to compensation
  • Constructs program to calculate complex variable compensation plans

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience/training
  • 4 years’ experience in technical reporting, or audit role
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Access and Excel
  • 4 years’ experience with SQL and one or more programming/scripting languages

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Experience in working with HR or Payroll data

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Strong analytical, mathematical, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently
  • High level of professionalism, discretion and objectivity
  • Ability to apply appropriate judgment and discretion to ensure confidentiality of employee compensation data
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and provide strong customer service
  • Detail-oriented with ability to work in fast-paced environment

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: 40215 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Database, SQL, Payroll, Technology, Finance

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