Analyst International Finance at JetBlue in Long Island City, New York

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Analyst International Finance supports and facilitates the foreign accounting and tax compliance and the research and planning for all direct and indirect tax functions including; fuel, income, passenger, value-added and withholding taxes. The Analyst is responsible for the timely filing of tax returns and payments to meet the Company's tax compliance obligations and the reconciliation and analysis of general ledger tax accounts. The Analyst demonstrates ability in utilizing ERP systems, database applications and spreadsheet software.

Essential Responsibilities

    • Support international BlueCity startups including, assistance with determining the related financial regulatory requirements

    • Prepare income, value-added, withholding and various miscellaneous tax filings

    • Prepare analysis and reconciliation of general ledger accounts

    • Assist with identifying and communicating changes in international financial regulatory requirements and liaising with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with implementation of systems, establishing policies and procedures and meeting reporting requirements

    • Assist with reconciling incentive programs between JetBlue and airport authorities

    • Support internal stakeholders with reconciliation of international business partner payments

    • Maintain the international financial compliance calendar and meet filing and reporting due dates

    • Assist with audits including, internal/external financial and taxing authority

    • Assist with design and implementation of process improvements

    • Ensure appropriate documentation and internal controls are maintained

    • Assist with research to support financial compliance and planning

    • Other duties and projects as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field

  • One (1) year of experience in corporate accounting, finance or tax

  • Fluent in English and Spanish language

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite (including spreadsheet expertise)

  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Analytical and interpretive skills

  • Proficient in accounting and documentation skills with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test

  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • International finance experience

  • ERP systems experience (SAP preferred)

Crewmember Expectations:

    • Regular attendance and punctuality

    • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice

    • Able to maintain a professional appearance

    • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft

    • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun

    • Promote JetBlue's #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue's Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards

    • Identify safety and/or security concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue's confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))


    • Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

    • Traditional office environment

  • Present for core business hours with the ability to work overtime, including occasional weekend days, as the need arises, especially to meet monthly/quarterly tax filing as well as financial reporting deadlines

Physical Effort:

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)