Accountant/Sr Accountant, International Accounting - Mexico MEX

Accountant/Sr Accountant, International Accounting - Mexico MEX

Date:  Feb 9, 2024

Location: Torre Reforma (MEX-CTY2)   
Requisition ID: 71548 

Please make sure you have the legal right to work and live in this country, prior to applying to this position. The possession of an U.S. passport does not qualify for such work permit.


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 primary role of the Accountant is to support accounting responsibilities associated with the Mexico Regional Office that oversees Mexico and Central America. The candidate will be responsible for processing payroll in accurate and timely manner, must be process oriented with strong attention to detail and must be able to communicate at all levels within the Company including but not limited to executives, senior management, field and regional staff and the external auditors.

What you'll do

  • Process payroll accurately and timely 
  • Work with vendors, customers, and colleagues to resolve inquiries and issues.
  • Maintain compliance with accounting/auditing policies and procedures and local laws and regulations
  • Perform account reconciliations, resolving open items and creating applicable journal entries
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties consistent with the post 

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 3 years of combined public accounting experience or experience in large public company corporate accounting department
  • Understanding of accounting processes
  • Proficient with PC and Microsoft Office software (e.g., Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work flexible hours when required. 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good team player

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Airline experience

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • English as a second language fluently spoken and written
  • Fundamental accounting, internal controls and INFS knowledge required
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Flexible/adaptable to constant change and scheduling needs to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and execute concurrent assignments
  • Ability to meet deadlines without supervision

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.
  • 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.

Requisition ID: 71548 

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