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Job Title:  Senior Accountant, External Reporting


Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 54324

Job Family: Finance/Accounting


Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

Job Description

As part of Sabre’s External Reporting team, you will take on interesting and challenging responsibilities which include preparation of Sabre’s quarterly and annual filings with the SEC, review of earnings releases and investor presentations, preparation of certain financial statements including income statement, balance sheet and/or cash flow statement, ownership of various footnote disclosures and drafting MD&A.   In this position, you will have the opportunity to interact with a broad and diverse group that includes Treasury, Finance, Investor Relations, Legal, Tax and Internal Audit.


You will report to the Manager of External Reporting.  The team is made up of collaborative, diligent, and diverse professionals that seek to support our corporate and business partners with timely reporting and accounting to drive value for stakeholders while upholding Sabre’s values. 


Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant of External Reporting include: 

  • Prepare and coordinate various aspects of the Company’s quarterly and annual filings with the SEC
  • Stay current on FASB and SEC developments; participate in the implementation of new financial reporting standards as prescribed by the FASB and SEC
  • Perform various activities such as (i) accounting for employee-related provisions; (ii) reconciliation of common shares and treasury shares outstanding; and (iii) calculations of basic and diluted earnings per share
  • Preparation of the consolidated statement of cash flows as well as monthly cash flow schedules for the Company’s operating segments and/or other financial statement schedules
  • Preparation of analysis of financial results and draft of variance explanations included within MD&A
  • Update financial statement footnotes for areas such as Revenue, Credit Losses and Segment Disclosures
  • Work closely with external auditors to support the quarterly reviews and annual audit of our financial statements and internal controls
  • Review earnings releases, proxy statements and investor relations reporting media for accuracy and consistency
  • Review iXBRL data associated with quarterly and annual SEC filings and ensure accuracy
  • Prepare certain month-end close journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues in FP&A, Investor Relations, Legal, Treasury, Tax and Internal Audit. 

Job Requirements

Education & Certifications: 

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting required 
  • CPA license preferred


Experience & Skills:

  • Three or more years of accounting experience; experience with a large accounting firm preferred
  • Experience with SEC reporting and the related process required
  • Ability to research accounting/ reporting issues and document conclusions
  • Experience with statement of cash flows and basic/diluted earnings per share preferred
  • Experience with iXBRL, Workiva, SAP and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) preferred
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to continually prioritize workload and respond to top priorities with a sense of urgency
  • Detail-oriented with both the ambition and willingness to dive into the details necessary to accomplish responsibilities and solve problems
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with all levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at compliance.office@sabre.com.

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW


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