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Title:  Director Divisional Controller Financial Planning & Analysis


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  52329

Position Summary

The Director Divisional Controller Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for owning a division’s Plan, partnering with business leaders to surmise cost savings initiatives, and supporting enterprise level strategy, priorities, and governance. The Director will partner with executive leadership as the “CFO” of the division in forecasting, business case development, long term financial management, and strategic initiatives. 


This position reports directly to the Vice President Financial Planning and Analysis (with a dotted line into the divisional leader) and must excel in a matrixed environment and maintain influential relationships across the executive team and serve as a key collaborator with the workgroup Officers and Directors.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Support and provide strategic guidance and sound business decision support to executive leaders through the proper financial analysis, collaboration, strategy development, prioritization, and good thinking (critical thinker)
  • Oversee creation and maintenance of the department operating and capital forecasts (short and long term)
  • Ensure all department forecasts are accurately represented within the enterprise forecast and associated processes
  • Provide oversight on departmental RFPs and business case development (strong financial acumen)
  • Promote communication and collaboration between workgroups
  • Instill ownership and ensure accountability amongst leadership
  • Assist with contract review and negotiations with focus on financial & commercial terms and risk mitigation
  • Identify and implement structural and tactical cost saving opportunities
  • Analyze productivity trends and partner with Operational Planning leadership to drive continuous improvement (as applicable)
  • Collaborate with workforce staffing stakeholders to ensure proper staffing levels are maintained (as applicable)
  • Perform ad hoc analysis requested by senior management
  • Take a significant role in the development of their crewmembers and those within the division they assist to support the engagement, growth, goal achievement 
  • Work directly with the operation, including regular travel to Blue Cities and business partner sites (as applicable)
  • Create education/awareness and facilitate the utilization of our Corporate policies and procedures including business cases, contract review, disclosure controls/accounting, procurement/strategic sourcing, related party transactions, signature authorization
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a 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 budgeting and/or analytical experience
  • Five (5) years leadership experience
  • Financial analysis skills, including ability to conduct ROIC, NPV and ROE analyses
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (20%)
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
  • Authorization to work in the US is required, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Masters of Business Administration (MBA)


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 and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety and/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



  • 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)



  • The base pay range for this position is between $125,000 and 170,000 per year. Base pay is one component of JetBlue’s total compensation package, which may also include performance bonuses, restricted stock units, as well as access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, crewmember stock purchase plan, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, free space available travel on JetBlue, and more.

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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