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Sr Accountant/Lead Accountant, International Accounting ... Santo Domingo

American Airlines

American Airlines Santo Domingo Dominican Republic

2 weeks ago

Sr Accountant/Lead Accountant, International Accounting - Dominican Republic SDQ

Sr Accountant/Lead Accountant, International Accounting - Dominican Republic SDQ


May 9, 2023

Location: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Requisition ID: 67234


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

Support the accounting responsibilities within the Accounting Office. The position works among cross functional teams to ensure the accounting activities are appropriately analyzed, processed and documented in compliance with internal controls, process and... procedure and local country regulations.

What you'll do

Key Responsibilities
• Accountable for the periodic processing of payrolls; ensuring payroll is processed accurately, timely and in compliance with all country specific statutory requirements and appropriate taxes and benefit withholdings are made
• Responsible for the related general ledger/financial statement accounting for payroll taxes and employee benefits
• Interact with managers to answer payroll and related questions; provide training/guidance as required
• Oversee the disbursement processes ensuring timely and accurate payment processing in compliance with company policy and legal requirements
• Monitoring cash account balances for each country
• Oversee account analysis, reconciliations, and preparation of journal entries to the general ledger
• Manage the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual tax filings, payments, and supporting schedules
• Maintain the tax calendar to ensure all filings/payments are done timely to ensure fines and penalties are not incurred
• Supervises the day-to-day maintenance and projects associated with those areas of responsibility
• Responsible for establishing and maintaining strong internal controls to reduce risk of fraud and ensure strong internal controls over financial reporting that are in alignment with local laws and regulations and the Company’s policies and US regulations (such as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Sarbanes Oxley, PCI & PII.
• Responsible for staying abreast of regulatory labor and tax changes and work with peers to incorporate them into schedules, reports, and monthly procedures
• Provide technical direction and training to internal customers as necessary
• Identify and implement process improvements and automation efforts; working with internal customers and external suppliers to achieve results
• Assist the Accounting Manager with projects as requested and ad-hoc reporting as necessary
• Perform other duties as required

General Responsibilities
• To be aware of and sensitive to differences and work in a way consistent with the principles of equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
• To maintain and respect confidentiality always and to ensure adherence to the Company’s Confidentiality Policy
• To actively participate in regular coaching & counselling meetings, performance reviews and development meetings
• To undertake appropriate training as agreed with their manager and to take responsibility for self-development
• To undertake any other duties which are consistent with the position. This job description is intended as a guide to the main responsibilities of the position and not an exhaustive list of duties and tasks

This job description is subject to periodic review and it is expected the employee will contribute to the continued development of the role and work flexibly in response to the changing business needs and operational requirements.

All you'll need for success

• University degree with a focus in Accounting or equivalent education/experience
• At least 3 years of experience in the related field
• Experience with international business practices, tax and labor laws
• Fluent in verbal and written English
• Demonstrated excellent qualitative and quantitative analytical skills
• Must possess critical thinking skills as well as being a strategic thinker
• Commitment to high standards, integrity and ethics
• Proficient with PC and Microsoft Office software (e.g., Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint)
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
• Ability to deal with confidential subject matter
• Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision
• Ability to work flexible hours when required
• Good team player
• Adaptable to change

• CPA, ACCA, AAT, MBA or equivalent education/certification
• Demonstrated knowledge of airline accounting practices
• Demonstrated knowledge of SAP
• Ability to speak additional languages relevant for the countries of responsibility

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.


Requisition ID: 67234

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