Senior Analyst FP&A Job at JetBlue Airways Corporation in Long Island City, Queens, NY

Position Summary:

The Senior 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 Senior 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:

  • Drive departmental operating and capital forecasting (short and long term), ensuring all department forecasts are accurate and communicated to department leadership
  • Collaborate with Managers and above to provide strategic guidance and sound business decision support to cost center leaders through proper financial analysis, collaboration and critical thinking
  • Prepare material to be presented to Executive Leadership and Board Members including the annual operating plan, quarterly earnings, and monthly business reviews
  • Fulfill and manage ad hoc requests including complex analysis as requested by Senior Management and projects requiring cross-functional coordination
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Three (3) years financial modeling, working with financial systems, analytical reasoning and presentation experience in a professional setting (i.e. FP&A, Corporate Finance, Accounting, Investment Banking, Consulting, etc.)
  • Ability to work alongside and communicate effectively with different groups and organizational levels across JetBlue
  • If selected for interview, must complete a non-graded skills assessment
  • Ability to multi-task across a variety of projects, departments and timelines
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (15%)
  • Currently in possession of a valid Passport or equivalent travel documents with the ability to travel in and out of the United States
  • 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:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or appropriate post-graduate degree or licensing
  • Effective communication across myriad channels and groups including Executive Leadership
  • Advanced forecasting and modeling capabilities and financial systems expertise

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))


  • 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)


About the Company

Company: JetBlue Airways Corporation

Company Location:  Long Island City, Queens, NY

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About JetBlue Airways Corporation