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Title:  Director Assistant Treasurer & Fuel

Location: 

Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  43262

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The Director Assistant Treasurer & Fuel role will lead an analytical team who manages the company’s $13 billion balance sheet including; debt origination and management, cash investments, liquidity forecasting, fuel procurement and hedging.  The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who is passionate about developing crewmembers to execute and deliver results.

 

The Director Assistant Treasurer & Fuel is a key member of the Finance team that is dedicated to the execution of financing and cash management in support of the corporate strategy. The Director is an influential leader who is comfortable with maintaining a public profile and is skilled at building and maintaining relationships at all levels. The Director is motivated by holding primary accountability for high-profile projects, can perform well multi-tasking in a matrixed environment, and exhibits the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion, and Fun.

The Director Assistant Treasurer & Fuel role will lead an analytical team who manages the company’s $13 billion balance sheet including; debt origination and management, cash investments, liquidity forecasting, fuel procurement and hedging.  The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who is passionate about developing crewmembers to execute and deliver results.

 

The Director Assistant Treasurer & Fuel is a key member of the Finance team that is dedicated to the execution of financing and cash management in support of the corporate strategy. The Director is an influential leader who is comfortable with maintaining a public profile and is skilled at building and maintaining relationships at all levels. The Director is motivated by holding primary accountability for high-profile projects, can perform well multi-tasking in a matrixed environment, and exhibits the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion, and Fun.

 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead, develop and mentor a team of analytical and high potential crewmembers
  • Oversee day-to-day cash management and investments to achieve optimal results, including letters of credit, bank account management and treasury technology
  • Analyze, assess and provide optimal capital structure recommendations to leadership
  • Facilitate financing transactions through a variety of structures to support JetBlue growth
  • Execute share-buy- back analysis, documentation and programs
  • Build, manage and maintain relationships with banks, fuel suppliers and  rating agencies
  • Lead enterprise-wide fuel purchasing and ensure supply surety
  • Act as a pro-active trusted thought partner to the finance leadership team  
  • Execute the fuel hedging strategy to minimize risk and exposure
  • Partner with Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations on quarterly and annual financial close and earnings calls
  • Assist Financial Planning & Analysis and the Fleet Strategy team in maintaining the long term financial forecast
  • Adhere to all policies resulting in  internal and external audit controls being met
  • Take a significant role in the development of Crewmembers to support their engagement, growth, and goal achievement
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, economics or related field; OR demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities with a High School Diploma/GED and at least four (4) years of previous relevant experience.
  • Seven (7) years of finance and/or analytical experience
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Exceptional analytical and presentation skills
  • Meaningful talent development and team building experience
  • Strong record of successful negotiations
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication including interactions with executive leadership
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (15%)
  • 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

  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Previous aviation or treasury experience

 

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • 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
  • Must fulfill safety accountabilities as prescribed by JetBlue’s Safety Management System
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy, Security Policy, and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety or security 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))
  • Responsible for adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
  • Uphold JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understand how they relate to their duties and responsibilities

 

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)

 

 

JetBlue Airways is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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

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