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United Airlines Senior Analyst - FP&A Transformation 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.

Job overview and responsibilities

The Finance department, which manages the company's budgets, forecasts and investments, and provides analysis of our financial performance and strategies. The role will assist in the deployment of the new enterprise financial planning tool across the organization. The role will work directly with FP&A’s various Business Director groups, IT and Financial Systems, assisting them with creating and deploying new financial models in the tool.

  • Assist in the overall United's future planning and forecasting process bringing best practices and continuous improvement to the various business director groups

  • Work as an independent " Consultant" to our business director groups

  • Directly responsible for engaging with the business director groups to manage financial models in the new enterprise planning tool through their full lifecycle: ( Initial concept, sizing, requirements gathering, design and build, data conversion, implementation, training, post production support)

  • Act as a liaison between the project team and various FPA teams to ensure the project remains on track and is meeting needs of the FP&A organization

  • Conduct training sessions and develop communication materials to support the roll-out of the new tool across the company

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or other related field

  • Minimum 2 years of analytical work experience demonstrating increasing responsibility; airline or travel industry experience

  • Financial Statement Analysis

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and navigate organizational interdependencies

  • Ability to identify data trends and turn data into information

  • Ability to create and deliver presentations and effectively communicate to senior leadership

  • Ability to generate creative solutions to difficult or ambiguous problems

  • Detailed project planning skills – being able to track, plan, and manage a project from inception to completion

  • Well acquainted with financial statements and analyses

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, highly proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • 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

Preferred

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Finance/Economics/Quantitative field highly

  • 2-4 years FP&A experience

  • Hyperion planning experience

  • Initiating action, building partnerships, cross-functional teamwork, finding solutions, planning and organizing, self-starter, strong inter-personal skills

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 40 Finance

Function: Finance

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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