Full Time

Senior Accountant – American Airlines Remote Jobs

Posted 1 year ago
$50 - $60 per hour

Job Description

Job Type: Senior Accountant from home
Location: Arizona work from home
Company: American Airlines

Are you ready to discover a world of possibilities, both at work and in your spare time? Joining our American Airlines family will allow you to travel the world, expand your knowledge, and become the best version of yourself. You’ll face challenges with flexibility and grace as you embark on a new adventure, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and professional life by jumping on board!

Why will you enjoy this job?

  • This position is part of the Finance Division’s Payroll Strategy Team.
  • Auditing, balancing, and timely reporting of payroll tax information to regulatory agencies is your responsibility.


  • Payroll taxes are audited, balanced, and reported on a pay period, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Examines payroll data for accuracy (either payroll processing data or payroll deduction reports, depending on the area of focus) and facilitates corrections when necessary.
  • Helps payroll processing teams with tax issues.
  • Provides assistance with payroll tax reconciliation and reporting.
  • Ensures accurate and timely payroll tax reporting and payments to all tax agencies for both in-house and third-party payroll tax vendors.
  • Process optimization for a large and diverse multi-state payroll operation
  • Analyzes, resolves, and explains technical payroll-related questions that necessitate payroll system knowledge.
  • As needed for issue resolution and/or reporting, prepares complex data for multiple sources.
  • Controls payroll data and responds to employee and management inquiries over the phone.
  • Compiles information, conducts research, and contacts tax agencies in connection with payroll tax audits and tax agency notices.


Education and prior job experience are required as minimum qualifications.

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field is required, or equivalent experience/training.
  • 3 years of multi-state reporting experience in a large-scale payroll processing environment Preferred Qualifications

Education and Previous Work Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field is required, or equivalent experience/training.
  • 3 years of multi-state reporting experience in a large-scale payroll processing environment Skills, Licenses, and Certifications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required.
  • Experience with system design and implementation is required, as is the ability to read and comprehend multiple labor agreements.
  • Exhibit exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Capability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities with little supervision

What you will receive

Take advantage of everything American Airlines has to offer:

  • Travel Benefits: Are you ready to travel the world? On our global network, you, your family, and friends can travel to 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights.
  • Health Advantages: You’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription, and vision benefits on day one to help you stay healthy. And that’s not all; we also provide virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts, and other services.
  • Programs for Wellness: We want you to be the best version of yourself, which is why our wellness programs equip you with all of the necessary tools, resources, and support.
  • 401(k) Scheme: Employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year, depending on the workgroup.
  • Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance, and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises, and other activities.

At American, you are free to be yourself.

Inclusion and diversity are the foundations of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines, from the team members we hire to the customers we serve. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are dedicated to connecting our team members with our customers, suppliers, communities, and shareholders, as well as to assisting team members in reaching their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment in order to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you contribute to the smooth operation of the world’s largest airline as we care for people on their life’s journey? At American, you are free to be yourself.