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Intern, Payroll Operations

Intern, Payroll Operations


Location: Rio West E Bldg (PHX-RWE1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 38825 


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 Intern position is a developmental assignment that provides interns with real-time work projects, leadership development opportunities, as well as an opportunity to learn about the company and the airline industry.  Work projects involve assignments that are relevant to American's current business needs and opportunities.  This intern will support the Payroll Operations department located at the Rio West Building, Tempe, AZ. 

What you'll do
  • Assist in the development and documentation of processes and policies 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of initiatives around process improvement 
  • Assist in a quality assurance capacity for data and processes 
  • Assist with accounting job duties which may include: preparation or review of journal entries, assist with general ledger account reconciliations and assist with analyses and financial estimates for accruals
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university as an undergraduate or graduate student in Accounting, Finance, or Data Analytics
  • High attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong work ethic, initiative, and motivation 
  • Ability to work well in a diverse team environment 
  • Ability to work under pressure and display flexibility and creativity 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States 


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.
  • 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.
  • 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
Job Level: 
Requisition ID: 38825 

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

Job Segment: Intern, Payroll, Accounting, Quality Assurance, Entry Level, Operations, Finance, Technology

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