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Analyst/Senior Analyst, Financial Planning - 5-Year Plan

Analyst/Senior Analyst, Financial Planning - 5-Year Plan

Date:  Jul 22, 2021

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 43941 


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

The Five-Year Plan is a capstone team within the Financial Planning (FP&A) organization responsible for maintaining the Company’s long-range strategic plan. Analysts collaborate with various teams across the Finance, Treasury, Revenue Management and Network Planning organizations to maintain a comprehensive 5-year forecast and present timely and accurate analysis to senior management to support decision making and understanding of the Company’s financial outlook.

What you'll do

  • Provide guidance to senior executive team and Board of Directors regarding the Company’s long range Business Plan and financial statements
  • Facilitate and analyze fleet/growth decisions
  • Manage cash flow forecast model and debt forecast and provide regular analysis to senior leadership
  • Work on and present ad hoc projects to senior management: capital structure analysis, liquidity initiatives, future financing needs, M&A/valuation analysis and understanding future fleet decisions and impacts on the Company’s financials
  • Collaborate and work closely with various groups across the Company to understand respective business units and their impacts to the Company’s bottom line
  • Write Board of Directors packages justifying large projects, explaining financial performance, or the financial forecast
  • Work extensively as consultants for other groups in the company
  • Provide various reports that are reviewed by CFO and other key executives
  • Prepare materials for earnings calls and Board of Director meetings

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a concentration in Finance/Economics or equivalent training/experience
  • Experience in Corporate Finance, Accounting, Financial Services or Consulting, including experience with advanced financial modeling and analysis
  • 3 plus years of relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Airline or travel industry experience
  • MBA from a leading institution

All you'll need for success

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Adaptability and flexibility in the use of analytical approaches pertaining to financial issues
  • 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
  • Expert level proficiency in 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: 43941 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Financial, Consulting, Financial Analyst, Finance MBA, Revenue Management, Finance, Technology

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