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Financial Analyst

Job Details

Hiring Organization United Airlines Inc
Post Name Financial Analyst
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77002


There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We’re on a path toward becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another.

It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live, and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce.

And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy, and well-traveled.

From employee-run “Business Resource Group” communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k, and privileges like space-available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

At United, we have some of the best aircraft in the world. Our Technical Operations team is full of aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment, and facilities professionals.

And supply chain teams that help make sure they’re well taken care of and ready to get our customers to their desired destinations. If you’re ready to work on our planes, join our Tech Ops experts and help keep our fleet in tip-top shape.

Key Responsibilities:

This position supports/reports to the Senior Manager and two managers in their roles as the facility maintenance business partner to the operating divisions. As such, this position is directly responsible for delivering the financial analysis and reporting for the department strategy to ensure the accurate reporting of facility maintenance-related expenses and the creation of billing processes to external parties.

The position will utilize a vendor-supported computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to create models for analysis and billing. Provide ad-hoc budget and forecast scenario analysis as required.

Track and report on external vendor headcount and productivity. Review and create reports needed to review contractors, third-party vendors and HAS invoices and work orders. Oversee several third-party vendors and provide support and review of badging processes.

Perform routine billing, reporting, and ad hoc analysis pertaining to facility maintenance work orders and invoices prepared by external vendors/contractors (Monthly reconciliation, billing, and reporting of facility maintenance requirements for reimbursement from external parties

  • Bi-weekly review of facility maintenance-related invoices for accuracy
  • Monthly budget variance reporting and other management reports, some to be established, for use both internally and externally)
  • Conduct financial support, analysis, and reporting to Sr. Manager (such as budget and forecast scenario analysis, external headcount productivity tracking and reporting, and reporting on the progress of implemented audit initiatives)
  • Meeting participation/contribution involving divisional stakeholders and facility maintenance financial issues


  • United values diverse experiences, and perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the “desired” qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table!

What’s needed to succeed:

  • Associate degree or 2 years in Accounting, Finance, Business or relevant work experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) products and knowledge of accounting and financial statements
  • Assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner
  • Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals
  • Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals
  • Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently
  • Setting high standards of performance
  • Assuming responsibility and accountability for completing assignments or tasks
  • Self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

What will help you propel from the pack:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Analyst-level experience in the Financial Planning and Analysis Organization

United Airlines is an equal-opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status, and other protected statuses as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions.

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