A Financial Analyst assists in the design and implementation of a comprehensive strategic planning process and operating expense budgets. Tracks financial and productivity performance, forecasting, development of capital plans, accounts receivable development, manpower analysis, cost reduction, revenue generation studies, and analysis related to facility requirements. May assist in administration of officer planning meetings and the fall planning conference. Monitors and develops strategic studies and action plans. Presents results to senior management. Coordinates near- and long-term planning activities to ensure consistency and compliance with corporate action plans. Evaluates competitive strategies and industry trends to determine impact on current or contemplated action plans.
Candidate must have a comprehensive understanding of the competitive industry situation, economics and various airline functions to include marketing, finance, scheduling and operations required. Strong analytical and problem solving skills required. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to accept ownership, responsibility and accountability of functional obligations. Must exhibit patience and diplomacy. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management. Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language
A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related work experience is required.
Must have basic financial analytical skills with an understanding of discounted cash flow analysis, forecasting techniques and variance analysis. Experience in financial planning and analysis required. Knowledge of accounting and budgeting. PC skills required.
Must possess the legal right to work in the United States.
Federal law requires American Eagle to determine an applicant's history of Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and/or alcohol violation(s) or refusal(s) to test before hiring him/her into a safety-sensitive position. This position may be subject to DOT testing. If applicable to the position, a candidate must fulfill the FAA fingerprint-based criminal background check to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification areas (
). Candidates must also be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US customs security badges, if applicable.