Accounting Assistant

Location US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 2 months ago(02/01/2024 4:54 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Administrative/Clerical - Accounting Assistant

External Description

Accounting Assistant



The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world seeks an experienced Scheduling Administrative Coordinator for the Delta Master Executive Council (MEC) Office in Atlanta, representing over 15,000 pilots flying for Delta.  The Accounting Assistant provides support to the MEC Administration, Finance department, and MEC Office Supervisor by maintaining accurate financial records, submitting all required financial data filings in a timely manner, and reviewing invoices received by the MEC for accuracy and payment processing.  This position will also assist in the administration and reconciliation of funds held in the custody of the MEC and the preparation of financial data to be presented at MEC meetings.  This is an administrative position supporting the bookkeeping activity of the office.


Travel:  0 - 2 %.


ALPA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in a safe workplace.  We prohibit discrimination, harassment and harmful behavior of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, caste, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  Some college preferred.
  • Two (2) years prior or related experience with an emphasis on business math and accounting strongly preferred, three (3) or more preferred.
  • Software:  Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of internal and external contacts.
  • Customer/member service experience strongly preferred along with ability to work productively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively on assigned tasks, without close supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational and follow-through skills, with the ability to handle multiple detailed tasks while under deadline pressure.

Physical Demands:


Note:  The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below. 


Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet.  Regularly required to maintain a stationary position; move about the office; determine what others have said or written; and, converse with others and exchange accurate information.

Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and travel locally.  May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.  Required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.).

Sporadically and/or while on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, cases, files, and/or luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)


ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including:

  • 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 11% plus 2% into a Market-Based Cash Balance Plan after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required!  The 401k plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule.
  • Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children;
  • 15 days paid vacation and 12 holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year;
  • Generous sick and bereavement leave;
  • Competitive parental leave;
  • Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance;
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts;
  • Retiree health plan;
  • Education Assistance Program; and,
  • Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available.

Relocation not provided.



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