United Airlines Associate Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

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

Critical Skills and Experience

  • 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

  • Completion of at least one internship in a finance-related field or work experience in an analytical role

  • Hyperion Planning and Oracle experience is preferred, but not required

  • Position is based in Chicago, IL

  • Candidate for Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related area of study, graduating in winter 2017 or spring 2018

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship now or in the future

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

Division: 40 Finance

Function: Intern - MBA & Undergrad

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled