American Airlines Internship | Corporate Accounting Intern, PHX

Job Description

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.

Benefits and Offers

  • 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.

  • 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.

Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with various departments including IT support to understand airline data flow, processes and consumption

  • Assist in extraction of data from accounting mainframe systems, transformation and loading of data into big data/data warehouse platform

  • Perform data analysis to find patterns & abnormalities related to various processes

  • Work with subject matter experts on identifying areas of improvement & streamlining business processes

  • Assist with reconciliations of data as needed

  • Prepare Journal Entries, if placed in an accounting role

  • Propose optimization of processes and gather approval from Business stakeholders

  • Identify and evaluate potential new software tools

  • Assist as needed with special projects

  • Design and execute both manual and automated test scripts as well as document, analyze and report the results

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university as an undergraduate student with interest in Business Analytics, Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, or other quantitative discipline

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with data querying, quantitative analysis, and data analytics, including high attention to detail

  • Able to work with big data/data warehouse tools and concepts

  • Strong work ethic, initiative, and motivation

  • Self-organized

  • Flexible, creative, and able to handle stress well

  • Able to work in a diverse and fast paced environment

  • Strong communication skills – written and oral

  • Team player

  • Skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Job Details

Company: American Airlines

Employment Type: Internship

Job Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA

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