Alaska Airlines Manager Finance in Seattle, Washington
Company Alaska Airlines
Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our corporate teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. Whether we use our expertise in accounting, human resources, finance, planning, legal, marketing, or any of our operational divisions, our shared passion for travel and our guests is what motivates us to achieve excellence each day. If you share our passion for creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.
Role Specific Details
This is an in-office position.
The Manager, Finance is responsible for executing on the strategy for financial analysis activities for Alaska Air Group (AAG). As a people leader, the Manager, Finance leads and establishes priorities for the team around financial modeling, analytics, business support, and execution with respect to financial statements, ROIC, fleet planning, capital structure, capital spending, cash forecasting, fuel hedging, financing, dividend, share repurchase, credit/financial metrics, and other Treasury matters.
Manages and owns financial modeling, analytics, business support, and execution with respect to financial statements, ROIC, fleet planning, capital structure, capital spending, cash forecasting, fuel hedging, financing, dividend, share repurchase, credit/financial metrics, and other Treasury matters.
Works on and manages executive and board level projects and presentations.
Partners with the Treasury staff on the evaluation and execution of strategic financing and fleet projects, including aircraft financing, credit facilities, fleet planning, aircraft purchase contracts, sales, leasing, subleasing, and returns.
Uses an analytical mindset and critical thinking skills to identify and analyze opportunities, proactively lead discussions, make recommendations, and execute solutions for department initiatives and projects.
Owns and leads the company’s fuel and interest rate hedge strategies and drives all aspects of execution.
Manages projects and collaborates with other departments, including FP&A, network, financial reporting, and maintenance.
Builds relationships with external banking relationships, capital providers and rating agencies.
Participates in a shared knowledge work environment, coaching others and building the team’s overall skills.
Develops people through effective performance management and ongoing feedback, and ensures staffing levels are adequate in all areas including: Passenger Sales Accounting, Uplifts and Interline Accounting.
Fosters a culture of engagement, holds self and others accountable through trust and authentic relationships.
Promotes a high-performance culture by cultivating and motivating direct/indirect reports through coaching, mentoring, and by providing regular and meaningful feedback.
Identifies and provides career development opportunities through developmental assignments and formal/informal training.
Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills
5 years of experience in finance, including modeling experience or related area.
2 years of leadership experience.
Bachelor’s degree, with a focus in finance, economics, accounting, mathematics, or a related discipline, or an additional two years of relevant training/experience in lieu of this degree.
Extensive experience with financial modeling and presenting results and recommendations in visual, story-based format.
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to understand and breakdown complex data/ideas into key drivers for decision making.
Ability to lead, build, and develop teams through formal and informal feedback.
Ability to effectively manage relationships, instruct and coach employees, and drive for results.
Proven ability to take initiative and build productive relationships across divisions.
Organized/detail-oriented and works as a team player across divisions.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Minimum age of 18.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Direct treasury experience.
A Master of Arts/Science degree or a Master of Business Administration degree.
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations
Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Where permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pay and benefits can vary by company, location, number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and employment status.
Competitive total rewards package
Medical, dental and vision benefits
401k match program
Monthly incentive pay plan
Annual incentive pay plan
Generous paid time off
Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Equal Employment Opportunity Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information (including family medical history) or other legally protected characteristics. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered for employment, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are an E-Verify ® employer, where required by law.
Requisition Type Management
Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID 2022-8473
Category Corporate & Operations
- Alaska Airlines Jobs