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Analyst, Division Finance

Analyst, Division Finance

Date:  Sep 6, 2022

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)  
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 62791 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

This job is a member of the Division Finance Team within the Finance Organization, responsible for driving economic analysis and developing models to support better 
decisions across the business. 

What you'll do

  • Each Division Finance team seeks to partner with the business unit to support the need for financial analysis relating to various business changes being considered. These  decisions could include the need for headcount, capital, and operating expense investment as well as incremental revenue generating opportunities. Analysts develop financial analyses for improved understanding of the situation and potential areas of business improvement. 
  • Provides ad hoc support to various other groups, often working as an internal consultant 
  • Completes assorted industry competitive assessment projects, including financial and operational performance benchmarking of other airlines 
  • Financial Analysts are charged with budgeting and forecasting the operating revenues and expenses for each division within American Airlines. Analysts use financial modeling built around operational volume drivers to develop an annual budget and forecast those expenses monthly as volume drivers change. Analysts are involved in the monthly close process; researching payments, accruing expected expenses, and using variance analysis to explain monthly results.
    • As such, analysts should have a basic understanding of accounting principles as they work through booking expenses to the General Ledger and reconciling Balance Sheet accounts. 
  • Maintains a positive relationship with internal customer 
  • We are looking for team members who will drive innovation and evolution within our business as we deliver improved operational performance and customer experience. 

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field 


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and MS Access knowledge


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Ability to work in a team and demonstrate leadership skills 
  • Ability to take initiative and work effectively in a variety of demanding situations 
  • Ability to logically structure analysis of complex issues using an analytical framework, and develop creative solutions to business challenges 
  • Ability to demonstrate analytical skills, with financial modeling and analysis experience 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 62791 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Financial, Financial Analyst, Accounting, Finance

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