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Title:  Analyst Financial Planning and Analysis

Location: 

Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  8742

The Analyst in Financial Planning and Analysis identifies, models and recommends ideas pertaining to financial risks and opportunities within the business, leveraging the Finance Team as well as cross-functional relationships.  Among other responsibilities, the Analyst manages short and long-term forecasts, understands the airline industry and JetBlue’s strategy as it pertains to the competitive landscape and communicates financial plans and concepts to JetBlue Crewmembers, including members of the Executive Leadership Team.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Update and improve current financial models and databases, including short and long-term forecasts

  • Identify, lead and report on revenue generating and cost saving initiatives through complex financial modeling

  • Understand impact of investment decisions on departmental and company-wide financials

  • Prepare periodic and ad hoc material to be presented to Executive Leadership and Board Members including the annual operating plan

  • Stay attune to competitive dynamics and other airline strategy as it pertains to JetBlue and the industry landscape

  • Fulfill and manage ad hoc requests including complex analysis as requested by Senior Management and projects requiring cross-functional coordination

  • Work alongside and communicate effectively with different groups and organizational levels across JetBlue 

  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • One (1) year financial modeling, analytical reasoning and presentation experience in a professional setting (i.e. FP&A, Corporate Finance, Accounting, Investment Banking, Consulting, etc.)

  • If selected for an interview, must demonstrate knowledge of financial analysis and interpretation through an onsite work sample test

  • Ability to multi-task across a variety of projects, departments and timelines

  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test

  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

    Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Appropriate post-graduate degree or licensing (i.e. CPA, CFA, MBA)

  • Effective communication across myriad channels and groups including Executive Leadership

  • Exceptional project management and coordination skills

  • Advanced forecasting and modeling capabilities

    Crewmember Expectations: 

  • Regular attendance and punctuality 

  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice

  • Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance

  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft

  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun 

  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards 

  • Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))

    Equipment: 

  • Computer and other office equipment

    Work Environment: 

  • Normal office environment 

    Physical Effort:  

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)


Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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