JetBlue Airways JET Intern Property Accounting in Long Island City, New York

Position Title: JET Intern Property Accounting

Position Summary

The JetBlue Emerging Talent (JET) internship program provides skill & professional development through participation in the developing real-world business solutions that support the delivery of strategic business initiatives. Throughout the program, interns participate in a robust programming including professional development activities, cross-functional projects, senior leader exposure, networking, and community service. The JET Program provides interns the opportunity to immerse themselves into the aviation industry while developing specific career interest or areas of study.

The JetBlue Intern program is designed to develop a pipeline of well-rounded future Crewmembers. We are seeking a highly motivated individual for placement within our Property Accounting team. This team is primarily responsible for capitalization of fixed assets, bank reconciliations, fuel accounting and debt. This represents more than $7 billion in assets and more than half the Balance Sheet of JetBlue.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist with monthly bank reconciliations of nearly 100 bank accounts, including foreign banks and currencies

  • Assists with the fixed asset capitalization process by gathering and summarizing necessary data within departmental timelines

  • Involves analyzing project spend and open items, following up with project owners and other departments to obtain required information to resolve open items

  • Analyze assigned projects to determine if they are in accordance with established policies and guidelines

  • Prepare journal entries to facilitate the accurate and timely clearing of assigned projects

  • Assist with adding new assets to the fixed asset system and running monthly depreciation

  • Assist with variance analysis of depreciation expense and other related accounts

  • Assist with ad hoc accounting projects and other assignments as requested

  • Collaborate with Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, Corporate Real Estate and Information Technology

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an undergraduate program in Accounting

  • A self-starter with the ability to manage and prioritize assignments.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Able to provide official transcript and pass a pre-employment drug test

  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Ability to work cross-functionally, collaboratively and under pressure

  • Excellent analytical skills

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 Environment

Physical Effort:

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

Job ID #:34685Location:Long Island City, NY

Area of Interest:FinanceLocation Code:LSC Long Island City SC: Long Island City Support Ctr ( JetBlue )

Employment Status:Intern or Other Job Types

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Expectations may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.