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United Airlines Senior Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis (MBA - Summer 2020) in Chicago, Illinois

Senior Analyst – Financial Planning & Analysis (MBA - Summer 2020)

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Financial Planning & Analysis overview

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.

Job overview and responsibilities

Senior 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

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate for Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduating in Spring 2020

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience demonstrating increasing responsibility in one or more of the following areas: Financial Planning & Analysis, Corporate Finance, Consulting, Corporate Accounting, Engineering (with project management), Investment Banking, Enterprise Optimization

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office; emphasis on Excel, PowerPoint

  • Strong written and verbal communications

  • Highly collaborative team player

  • Working knowledge of financial statements

  • Experience in financial modeling

  • Intellectual curiosity; desire to learn

  • Self-starter

  • CPA or CFA appreciated

Other Qualifications

  • Position is based in Chicago, IL – must be able to relocate

  • Start dates in Summer 2020

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

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications

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

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

Division: 40 Finance

Function: Full-Time - MBA/ELP & Undergrad

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled