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Alaska Airlines Accounts Payable Administrator in Seattle, Washington

Company Alaska Airlines

The Team

Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our corporate teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. Whether we use our expertise in accounting, human resources, finance, planning, legal, marketing, or any of our operational divisions, our shared passion for travel and our guests is what motivates us to achieve excellence each day. If you share our passion for creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.

Role Summary

The Accounts Payable Administrator is responsible for and interacts with Alaska Air Group’s (AAG) various operating divisions and vendors to provide payment processing support and issue resolution, while ensuring compliance with company polices and controls. The Accounts Payable Administrator as a member of the Accounts Payable team, this individual contributor role works on routine to moderately complex accounts payable activities in support of Alaska Air Group (AAG).

Key Duties

  • Manages vendor master

  • Create, update vendor records

  • New vendor banking verification as received through vendor portal

  • Updates vendor term changes

  • Audits vendor change requests submitted by accounting specialists

  • Performs IRS TIN audit for 1099 vendors

  • Supports management team as needed by: Analyzing problems and recommends solutions by applying knowledge of contracts and state/federal laws.  

  • Conducts ad-hoc analyses and reporting. 

  • Identifies and contributes to process improvement projects. 

  • Accounts for and audits company credit card (P-Card), expense reporting and other hosted/interfaced applications to ensure accurate processing and maintenance of controls.  

  • Partners closely with other departments to ensure correct billing rates (ports/leases).  

  • Reconciles accounts, records journal entries, and provides additional analysis as needed. 

  • Supports leadership team with monthly productivity analysis and review processes.

  • Serves as backup when needed.  

  • Supports accounting specialists with questions and training issues.  

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

*Required *

  • 2 years of experience with complex accounting and financial systems. 

  • Experience with various supplier contracts and application of appropriate rates and terms to determine correct payments. 

  • Knowledge of application of multi-state sales and use tax rules for proper compliance.  

  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems with minimal supervision.  

  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement.  

  • Effective communication skills (e.g., verbal, written, and listening). 

  • Detailed oriented and highly organized, with ability to multi-task and work independently with limited guidance in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). 

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.  

  • Minimum age of 18. 

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 

*Preferred *

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a focus in accounting or a related discipline. 

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable. 

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Where permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Total Rewards

  • Competitive total rewards package

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • 401k match program

  • Monthly incentive pay plan

  • Annual incentive pay plan

  • Generous paid time off

  • Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 10/22/2021
Location Seattle
Equal Employment Opportunity Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information (including family medical history) or other legally protected characteristics. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered for employment, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.
People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
We are an E-Verify ® employer, where required by law.
Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID 2021-6614
Category Corporate & Operations