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Title:  Manager Financial Reporting


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  45702

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Position Title: Manager Financial Reporting


Position Summary

The Manager is responsible for managing a team whose main function is the timely and accurate internal and external financial reporting for JetBlue Airways Corporation. The Manager directs the financial statement close process and oversees the financial statement audit and research accounting issues. The Manager also has overall responsibility for all financial reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Department of Transportation and other governmental entities.


Essential Responsibilities

· Drive the monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting close process, ensuring timeliness and compliance with US GAAP for both external reporting and internal management reporting

· Oversee the filing processes required for SEC reporting including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks as well as related XBRL tagging

· Assist in the drafting of all components of 10-K and 10-Q filings, including the consolidated financial statements, notes and management discussion and analysis

· Assist in supporting the quarterly earnings release, earnings call preparation and investor update

· Responsible for EPS calculation

· Responsible for financial reporting to the Department of Transportation on Form 41 and related schedules (monthly, quarterly and annually)

· Evaluate internal financial reporting needs and prepare internal monthly financial statements, including consolidated financial statements, cash flow statement and preparation of separate company financial statements

· Responsible for derivative accounting, including fuel hedges and the accounting for Crewmember stock incentive compensation.

· Responsible for completing numerous domestic and international government surveys

· Monitor new accounting pronouncements, research technical accounting issues and assist in determining the impact on financial statements and disclosures.

· Prepare written technical accounting memos and consult with senior management regarding JetBlue’s alternatives with respect to these issues.

· Partner with external and internal auditors and ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley controls

· Compile 401(k) plan financial statements and coordinate audit activities

· Coordinate with a cross functional team from Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Investor Relations and Legal.

· Take a significant role in the development of crewmembers to support their engagement, growth and goal achievement

· All other duties as assigned


Minimum Experience and Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related

· Certified Public Accountant

· Five (5) years of experience in Public Accounting and/or in a financial reporting/accounting capacity of an SEC registrant

· Proven understanding of accounting theory and United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

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

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

· Authorization to work in the US is required, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

· Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite, with a high emphasis on excel

· Excellent organizational skills

· SAP experience

· Excellent verbal and written communication

· Strong analytical skills

· Strong attention to detail


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:

· Traditional 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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