United Airlines Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis in Chicago, Illinois
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The Finance department, which manages the company's budgets, forecasts and investments, and provides analysis of our financial performance and strategies.
J ob overview and responsibilities
The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) department is responsible for overseeing United's budget and forecast, long-term business plan, capital plan and financial analysis. FP&A acts as a challenging business partner, working closely with each organization at United to provide financial and strategic support. Analysts in the FP&A organization will gain in-depth exposure and experience in the airline industry, with assignments that may include:
Developing department-level and enterprise-wide annual and long-term budgets
Developing the annual capital plan and analytical support for capital investment decisions
Performing complex analyses, such as evaluating labor productivity or growth opportunities
Developing profitability and cash flow forecasts
Analyzing cost trends and resource utilization and developing performance metrics
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related area of study
1 year of work experience which may include completion of at least one internship in a finance-related field or work experience in an analytical role.
Track record of outstanding analytical and problem solving skills
Proven ability to prioritize a range of responsibilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work well with others
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 40 Finance
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled