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Associate Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis

Req #: WHQ00001345 - MH
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category: Intern - MBA & Undergrad

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.
 

Responsibilities

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

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