Saturday , January 28 2023

Westjet Employment Opportunities – Interline Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Canada

Website WestJet

Job Description:

This position is eligible for remote work, within Calgary, under our mobile workforce program.
As WestJet becomes more complex and challenging, we are seeking an Interline Analyst to join the Revenue Accounting team.
This individual will be responsible for the maintenance of WestJet’s interline program within Revenue Accounting. This program involves an understanding of airline industry billing and settlement, including applicable industry rules and understanding of airline partnership agreements.
Additional responsibilities within this role include accounting and analytical focused tasks.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review and analyze financial and operational data for all stages of interline billing and settlement
  • Assist in the month-end close process, including the preparation and review of journal entries, preparation of account reconciliations, variance analysis and business unit reporting
  • Partner with internal business units specific to interline and codeshare processes, including dispute resolution, contract review, process improvements and corporate initiatives support
  • Partner with Revenue Accounting to maintain various settlement modules of the Airlines Clearing House.
  • Establish Joint Venture processes for Revenue Accounting and Support Joint Venture initiatives in close collaboration with Alliances and IT teams.
  • Support internal and external audit requirements as they relate to interline and codeshare revenues and processes
  • Partner with external vendor specific to interline, codeshare and frequent flyer processes, including accurate and timely provision of information required for transaction processing, development of vendor performance scorecard and other support as required

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills required.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • High degree of diplomacy and good judgement along with the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must be detail-oriented and analytical focused with the ability to multi-task and meet unexpected deadlines in a demanding environment.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with IATA Fares,Ticketing and Proration in an accounting role with progressive levels of responsibility.
  • University degree in accounting and/or finance, and/or commerce, and/or business is required
  • Self-starter and manages own work to deliver on agreed deadlines (may include consultation with leaders and/or team members)
  • Problem solving skills; analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures, accounting systems and general WestJet systems
  • Proficiency in JD Edwards, Sabre and RAPID is an asset
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) with internal and external guests
  • Accounting designation preferred
  • Airline experience, including knowledge of interline billing and settlement, ticketing processes and industry revenue proration methods considered a significant asset

Job Details:

Company: WestJet

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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