American Airlines Analyst/Senior Analyst, Revenue Accounting Automation in Phoenix, Arizona

Location: Rio West E Bldg (PHX-RWE1)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 18304

Overview

Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

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 Finance Team within the Finance Division. Responsible for assisting the Revenue Accounting Automation team with assessing impacts for Internal and External projects, understanding business needs and writing user stories to effectively communicate the business needs. This role requires technical aptitude and business insight as well as the ability to work with diverse teams. The Senior Analyst is expected to become a liaison with multiple areas, adapt and work in a rapidly changing environment and relate Revenue accounting system processes with business objectives.

Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Assesses impact to Revenue Accounting for Internal and External Projects

  • Refines and optimizes revenue accounting processes to benefit from such projects

  • Proposes optimal processes and gathers approval from Business stakeholders

  • Works with business teams to elicit business needs and writes user stories portraying the business need

  • Ensures well defined acceptance criteria for stories

  • Works with developers and Agile product teams to ensure user stories are communicated and understood by team

  • Validates acceptance criteria is met, accepts user stories and demos to stakeholders

  • Communicates project status to the stakeholders through the project lifecycle

  • Supports the QA team in understanding project requirements and ensures test scripts created by QA team covers all business scenarios

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field, or 3+ years of experience as a Systems Analyst/Business Analyst working with IT

  • Experience working in a cross-functional environment

Perferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Mainframe based systems

  • Airline experience preferred, specifically in the area of ticketing

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work under a constantly changing environment and meet tight deadlines

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to create and deliver effective, professional presentations

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 18304

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