Southwest Airlines Co.

Finance - Revenue Accounting Intern - Fall 2018

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 9:00 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-22004
# of Openings
2
Category
Corporate
Post Ending Date
3/17/2018
Department
40-Finance

Overview

 

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

Responsibilities

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:

 

Revenue accounting is responsible for ensuring that our Passenger and ancillary revenues are recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

 

TEAM OVERVIEW:

 

Passenger revenue accounting has multiple areas of exposure in relation the revenue recognition. We ensure that our revenue accounting system is working appropriately and any errors are worked. We perform data analytics relating to sales, revenue and refund data.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Assist with testing new releases of the Passenger Revenue Accounting System (Sirax.) along with monthly regression testing.

 

Assist with testing for the Lone Star and Polaris projects to ensure Sirax and downstream information is accurately reflected.

 

Create process documentation around key processes.

 

Assist with data analytic requests from both Internal and External Customers.

 

Ad Hoc projects and research.

 

Process work queues and error queues to ensure tickets are accounted for properly.

 

Work closely with Internal and External Auditors to supply timely documentation requests.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

 

Must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

 

This position requires authorization to work in the United States as a permanent employee without sponsorship.

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

Progress towards degree with a major/minor in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or Management Information Systems required.

 

Minimum junior level.

 

To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours.)

 

Maintained 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

Graduate Level course work a plus.

 

Coursework in MIS and/or Accounting preferred.

 

Looking for an individual who is motivated.

 

Previous SAP experience is a plus.

 

Desire/Interest to work in the field of Accounting is preferred.

 

 

 

Skills/Abilities/Knowledge/Work Style:

 

 Must possess a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel.

 

Able to consume and analyze large amounts of data.

 

Able to use Word to write memos communicating the result of their work.

 

Able to use PowerPoint to build presentations for verbal communications.

 

Must possess excellent organizational and time management skills.

 

Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as part of a team.

 

PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):

 

Resume.

 

Unofficial transcript.

 

Essay “Why Southwest Airlines” – Length is up to the author.

 

Letters of Recommendation.

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

 

Full-time minimum 40 hours per week.

 

PAY:

 

$15.00 per hour + flight privileges

 

This Internship is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.

 

All students must apply online atwww.southwest.com/careers

 

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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