Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting

American Airlines Dallas,, US
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March 28, 2023
American Airlines
Dallas,, US

Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting

Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting


Mar 27, 2023

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)   

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 66404 


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 role is responsible for supervising the day-to-day functions for the corporate accounting / financial reporting processes of the company.

  • The role is a part of the Corporate Accounting team within our Finance group.

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.

  • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual supporting schedules for responsible accounting functions

  • Lead, coordinate, and prepare reports that include financial statements, footnotes, and other financial and covenant compliance information

  • Review journal vouchers, monthly support schedules, and general ledger account reconciliations

  • Supervise the day-to-day maintenance and projects associated with those areas of responsibility

  • Research new/revised accounting requirements and work with peers to incorporate them into schedules, reports, and monthly procedures

  • Monitor current developments of various accounting standard setting bodies and remain current on technical accounting literature to identify/assess possible changes to the Company’s Accounting policy and practices.  Examples include SEC, FASB, GAAP, Technical Bulletins and other accounting policy and practice pronouncements.  This position is responsible for researching, interpreting, and providing accounting guidance and support based on adopted interpretations.

  • Periodic review of existing accounting practices in significant judgment areas to ensure compliance with dynamic technical environment.

  • Advise finance and operations management on the accounting and reporting consequences of potential transactions such as due diligence on strategic initiatives and review of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and divestitures agreements to determine accounting impact.

  • Coordinate activities to ensure internal/external auditors requests are completed

  • Ensure integrity of relevant financial system modules and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Ensure that accounting functions are Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliant

  • Assist in providing guidance on accounting issues to business groups of the company as needed

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related discipline or equivalent experience

  • CPA required, with minimum of 7 years of combined public (Big 4 or TIer II National) accounting experience and/or public company SEC reporting or corporate accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, MBA, or other related discipline or equivalent experience

  • SAP general ledger and Hyperion Financial Management reporting tool preferred

  • Manager exerience preferred

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • CPA license required

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software

  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply technical accounting literature

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: 66404 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas

Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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