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Senior Finance Analyst - HDQ


American Airlines
Location: Fort Worth
Job type: Contract/Locum
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Category: Analyst Jobs
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Job Description

The Senior Financial Analyst role is part of the IT Finance team that provides financial governance, planning and accounting functions for the IT division.  The Senior Financial Analyst responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the development of the annual operating and capital plans for the IT division 
  • Tracking financial performance
  • Evaluating projects, contracts, and resource requests
  • Monthly accounting close, vendor payments, and audits
  • Financial modeling and forecasting
  • Presenting financial results and project recommendations to senior management
  • Performing cost reduction studies
  • Supporting IT project teams with ad-hoc projects requiring financial/analytical support

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and have strong analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills. An understanding of discounted cash flow analysis, forecasting techniques, and variance analysis is required. In addition, the candidate should be able to adapt quickly and excel in a fast-paced, evolving environment.

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or related field (MBA and/or CPA a plus)
  • 2-5 years of prior work experience in related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Proven success in a team environment and ability to influence change
  • Must be able to take ownership, prioritize tasks, work well with little supervision, and manage a number of projects simultaneously
  • Capacity to assimilate, synthesize, and analyze, large volumes of data
  • Advanced Excel modeling and solid PowerPoint skills are required
  • Experience using Hyperion and SAP preferred

Job Description

The Senior Financial Analyst role is part of the IT Finance team that provides financial governance, planning and accounting functions for the IT division.  The Senior Financial Analyst responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the development of the annual operating and capital plans for the IT division 
  • Tracking financial performance
  • Evaluating projects, contracts, and resource requests
  • Monthly accounting close, vendor payments, and audits
  • Financial modeling and forecasting
  • Presenting financial results and project recommendations to senior management
  • Performing cost reduction studies
  • Supporting IT project teams with ad-hoc projects requiring financial/analytical support

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and have strong analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills. An understanding of discounted cash flow analysis, forecasting techniques, and variance analysis is required. In addition, the candidate should be able to adapt quickly and excel in a fast-paced, evolving environment.

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or related field (MBA and/or CPA a plus)
  • 2-5 years of prior work experience in related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Proven success in a team environment and ability to influence change
  • Must be able to take ownership, prioritize tasks, work well with little supervision, and manage a number of projects simultaneously
  • Capacity to assimilate, synthesize, and analyze, large volumes of data
  • Advanced Excel modeling and solid PowerPoint skills are required
  • Experience using Hyperion and SAP preferred

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