American Airlines Analyst/Senior Analyst, Division Finance in Ft Worth, Texas

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 19085

Overview

Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.

You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.

What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.

Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

​This job is a member of the Finance Team within the Finance Division. ​Responsible for assisting in the design and implementation of a comprehensive strategic plan, tracks financial and productivity performance, and is involved with financial forecasting, development of capital plans, staffing analysis, cost reduction and revenue generation studies. This job will also help drive special projects which can assist leaders in the organizations to make key decisions.

Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Participates on projects that help drive business recommendations or decisions

  • Evaluates competitive strategies and industry trends to determine impact on current or contemplated action plans

  • Develops reports which can lead to informed decisions by business leaders

  • Coordinates near and long term planning activities to ensure consistency and compliance with corporate action plans

  • Develops the annual operating budget and models used to forecast operating expenditures

  • Coordinates annual capital plan process and tracks actual and forecasted capital spend on current/future projects

  • Creates business cases and financial analysis for capital proposals in order to secure capital funding

  • Completes monthly financial close and review of business expenses

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training

  • 2-3 years of related work experience

  • Advanced Excel modeling skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • ​MBA preferred

  • Experience using Hyperion and SAP preferred

  • Superior analytical skills with an understanding of discounted cash flow analysis, forecasting techniques and variance analysis

  • Adaptability and flexibility in the use of analytical approaches pertaining to financial issues

  • Capacity to assimilate, synthesize, and analyze, large volumes of data

  • Excellent teamwork skills, with proven ability to work effectively in a variety of situations

  • Ability to accept ownership, responsibility and accountability of functional obligations

  • Proven success in a team environment and ability to influence change

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work well with little supervision, and manage a number of projects simultaneously

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Software (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to create and deliver PowerPoint presentations to all levels within the organization including Vice President and above

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 19085

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