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Staff Accountant, Revenue Accounting

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Req ID: 25848

Location: Rio West E Bldg (PHX-RWE1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 25848 


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Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.


You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people. 


What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.


Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

This job is a member of the Revenue Accounting Team within the Finance Division. This position will be r​esponsible for performing general accounting tasks for the Revenue Accounting function, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and practices.  This role will also be involved in supporting automation initiatives using Agile project management principles.


Specifically, you'll do the following:

  • ​Prepares and reviews journal entries to support month-end close
  • Prepares and reviews reports to support monitoring and/or trending of various accounts
  • Reviews, researches and resolves accounting system error reports
  • Prepares and publishes monthly and ad-hoc reports and analysis
  • Assists with collecting data for financial/SOX audit requests
  • Prepares/assists with account reconciliations and follows up on issues/questions within established time frames
  • Participates in weekly Agile ceremonies
  • Supports testing for Accounts Receivables Automation initiatives


Required Qualifications

  • ​Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance or equivalent experience/training
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook


Preferred Qualifications

  • Agile methodologies experience
  • Three or more years of professional accounting experience preferred
  • Strong SAP skills
  • Must be self-motivated, with strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize work, be detail-oriented and meet deadlines
  • Willing to perform repetitive tasks

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 25848 

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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