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Financial Analyst
American Airlines | Fort Worth, Texas
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Job Description

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX
Requisition ID: 10086 

Job Description

The New American Airlines is working to create the greatest airline in the world. American is again strong, profitable and competitive.  As we build momentum we are looking for people who want to be part of the vision.

Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You've come to the right place.

The new American is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers.  At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee.  We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for.  Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.  

A Financial Analyst assists in the design and implementation of a comprehensive strategic plan.  Tracks financial and productivity performance, and is involved with financial forecasting, development of capital plans, staffing analysis, cost reduction and revenue generation studies. Other duties and responsibilities can include: 

    - Development of the annual operating budget and models used to forecast operating expenditures 
    - Coordinate near and long term planning activities to ensure consistency and compliance with corporate action plans 
    - Evaluate competitive strategies and industry trends to determine impact on current or contemplated action plans 
    - Coordinate annual capital plan process and track actual and forecasted capital spend on current/future projects 
    - Create business cases and financial analysis for capital proposals in order to secure capital funding 
    - Complete monthly financial close and review of business expenses 
    - Present results to senior management in a clear and concise manner


Job Qualifications

American Airlines Finance Recruitment focuses on providing participants with career growth opportunities, including on-the-job training and the ability to move around the department.  An ideal candidate will have:
        - Undergraduate degree in Finance/Economics/Accounting or relevant field or equivalent experience/training 
        - Superior analytical skills with an understanding of discounted cash flow analysis, forecasting techniques and variance analysis 
        - 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 
        - Proficient with Microsoft Excel and MS Access knowledge preferred 
        - Excellent written and oral communication skills 
        - Ability to accept ownership, responsibility and accountability of functional obligations 
        - Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management 
        - Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language

Additional Qualifications

Additional Locations: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX
Requisition ID: 10086 

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld(R) Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation.

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