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about 1 year ago
American Airlines
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Analyst Jobs

Job Description

The Operating Budgets team works closely with the Division Controller and Corporate Accounting organizations to understand business issues impacting the financial statements, produces consolidated forecasted financial statements, and organizes the annual budgeting process. Activities include maintaining a central set of statistics, creating divisional goals, analyzing financial results, and presenting financial results to Senior Management. Output supports Investor Relations’ guidance and Earnings Calls. Team members should expect to support multiple cross divisional projects and processes.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial position of American Airlines by maintaining & enhancing current forecasting models
  • Establish corporate and Division financial goals and work with divisions to build budgets and forecasts meeting these targets
  • Analyze actuals, forecasts, and budgets and prepare analyses for upper management of Division and corporate performance against benchmarks
  • Manage one or more corporate wide projects such as cash flow modeling, long-term strategic plan models, or cost cutting initiatives
  • Write Board of Directors packages justifying large projects, explaining financial performance, or the financial forecast
  • Meet weekly with upper management to business needs and help divisions obtain resources
  • Work extensively as consultants for other groups in the company
  • Responsibilities include oversight of the following: Financial Forecasting, Budgeting and Strategic Planning
  • Additional duties include monthly financial review of business lines preparing in-depth cause & effect analyses on a variety of complex financial issues, competitive industry analyses, analytical modeling and internal consulting

Job Qualifications

  • MBA with relevant experience in finance and/or accounting or equivalent experience/training
  • Experience with financial modeling and analysis
  • Airline/travel industry and/or financial analysis/accounting experience preferred
  • Adaptability and flexibility in the use of analytical approaches pertaining to financial issues
  • Ability to negotiate and communicate proficiently with all levels of management
  • Excellent teamwork skills with proven ability to work effectively in a variety of situations
  • Advanced aptitude in problem solving, including the ability to logically structure an appropriate analytical framework
  • Strong PC skills, especially with MS Excel and Access

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 2286 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth 
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas 
Job Segment: Financial, Financial Analyst, Consulting, Finance MBA, MBA, Finance, Technology, Management

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