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Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: Ft Worth, TX
Requisition ID: 20161 
Job Description
The Accounting- Temporary Worker Program is a provisional employment opportunity that has been the starting point for many
of our current employees. Many accounting professionals began their career with American Airlines as a temporary worker. It's a
strategic investment of your time that can lead to a promising career with us. If you are looking to start your career in Accounting
and Finance, the temporary worker program can be “your foot in the door”.
During your tenure as a temporary worker, we'll work with you to find the right positions based on your education and former
employment. You'll be able to visit various departments within American to help you better understand our company and make
informed decisions about your future career path with us. We'll support your search for a full-time permanent position by providing
assistance with resume writing and interview techniques that will prepare you for internal interviews at American Airlines.
What does an Accounting- Temporary Worker do?
Accounting temporary workers are responsible for providing clerical support and back-up predominantly to Accounts Payable as
well as varying support and back-up to other Finance Department staff. The length of assignments can vary with a maximum of
six (6) months and may be located at corporate offices, airports or other field locations.
Additional Qualifications
Here are some of the key responsibilities:
6 months to 2 years’ accounts payable and/or general ledger accounting experience
Highly detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
Ability to meet deadlines with a great sense of urgency and accuracy
Execute basic research functions within SAP software.
Create/update Microsoft Excel files
Assist in monthly closings as needed
Performs general accounting tasks/duties (e.g. conducts audits, reconciles accounts, completes debit memos, completes
journal vouchers, etc.)
Assists in performing quality control duties (e.g. completes quality audits)
Researches and resolves accounting discrepancies in a timely manner, including correspondence with external contacts,
when necessary
Responsible for various accounting related functions
The rate of pay for this position is $12.65 per hour. Temporary workers have the benefit of applying for the Company's internal
vacancies on the first day of their assignment. However, the temporary position does not include employee medical benefits or
flight privileges.
Job Qualifications
High School diploma or GED
Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is a plus
Experience in high-volume, fast-paced accounting environments in which daily performance expectations are
assigned and measured, strongly preferred
Minimum typing skill of 40WPM
10 key touch - 7000 KSPM
Possess excellent office, organizational and communication skills
Proficiency in Excel and Word
Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language
Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security
identification display areas (SIDA), if applicable
Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable
Additional Locations: Ft Worth, TX
Job Level: 
Requisition ID: 20161 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas
Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Financial, Accounting, Clerical, ERP, Finance, Administrative, Technology

About the company

Major United States-based airline, operating an extensive international and domestic network, and is the world's largest airline by fleet size and revenue, and the second-most by number of destinations, only after United Airlines. It operates from its main hub at Dallas/Fort Worth, and its hubs at Charlotte, Los Angeles, John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Miami, O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C., while its primary maintenance base is at Tulsa International Airport. The company, which is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, also has a significant presence in Boston, London-Heathrow, New York-LaGuardia and San Francisco.

Together with regional partner American Eagle, we offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights daily to 350 destinations in 50 countries. We’re a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members and members-elect offer nearly 14,250 flights daily to 1,000 destinations in 150 countries.

In 2016, American Airlines Group Inc. topped Fortune magazine’s list of best business turnarounds.

Founded in 1930, we’re now one of the largest airlines in the world. Throughout the years, American has created more than 900,000 jobs worldwide and supported close to 1,400 nonprofit organizations.

Our culture
A talented and diverse team of professionals lead the way to success at American Airlines. Everyone's unique experiences and perspectives add value to how we approach and achieve our goals in this competitive industry.We want our employees to feel that American is a great place to work. Fostering a culture of respect and inclusion allows team members to achieve their full potential and that's key in helping restore American to the greatest airline in the world.Hear what chairman and CEO Doug Parker says about the importance of diversity at American.

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