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Title:  Accountant Staff


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  21782
  • Position Summary 

    The Staff Accountant assists in ensuring the accurate and timely preparation of JetBlue’s internal and external reporting by recording and reconciling assigned financial activity, specifically for loyalty revenue streams.   

    Essential Responsibilities 

    • Responsible for the accounting of loyalty revenue streams as well as gift cards, reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis and resolve any reconciling items on a timely basis 

    • Assist with the testing of accounting systems (specifically Comarch) to ensure accurate accounting and reporting 

    • Ensure internal controls are effectively maintained for revenue related areas 

    • Contribute to the set up and tracking of new revenue sources and initiatives  

    • Support Manager and Senior Accountant on special projects as needed 

    • Support internal and external audits  

    • Interface with internal and external customers, including crewmembers, independent auditors, and business partners 

    • Assist with forecasting 

    • Other duties as assigned 

    Minimum Experience and Qualifications 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance 

    • One (1) year Accounting experience  

    • Knowledge of basic accounting principles 

    • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel knowledge 

    • 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 

    • Public Accounting and/or Large Private/Public Company experience 

    • Familiarity with SAP or other financial systems 

    • Previous Airline experience 

    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail 

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

    • Strong attention to detail 

    Crewmember Expectations:  

    • Regular attendance and punctuality  

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

    • Well groomed and 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 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:  

    • Normal Office Equipment 

    Physical Effort:  

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

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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