Supervisor, Business Analytics & Finanical Applications
Applicants are advised that relocation of our Washington, D.C. metropolitan area offices is in progress, from offices near the White House and in Herndon, Virginia, to Capitol Hill and Tysons, Virginia. Anticipate completion in summer 2019.
The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world (representing over 62,000 pilots at 33 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Supervisor, Business Analytics & Financial Applications for our Herndon/Tysons, Virginia, office. As a key member of ALPA’s IT organization, the Business Analytics & Financial Applications Supervisor leads a small team of analysts focused on leading, planning, reviewing, and running big data and advanced analytics initiatives, data integration/engineering, business intelligence, data warehousing, and data lakes. S/he is responsible for planning, organizing, leading, managing projects, and motivating his/her team to achieve a high level of performance and quality delivering the financial applications infrastructure that provides exceptional value to the Association. As such, s/he provides overall direction across the team, successfully delivers projects, and leads the initiatives for and performance of ALPA’s financial business applications, including supervision of financial application(s) projects and support activities.
In addition to process improvement and financial platform vendor management, success in this position requires skill in the selection and deployment of cost-effective technology solutions and the ability to rapidly understand the inner-workings and logic of existing financial applications, effectively supporting and leading the team in the right direction.
Working closely with stakeholders, s/he will establish and drive the long-term Business Intelligence (BI) strategy and roadmap and manage the increasing demand for advanced analytics. The ideal candidate has a CPA, although it is not required. S/he also has an in-depth knowledge of financial applications from the IT perspective. Success in this position requires strong technical hands-on skills and experience, as well as the ability to build and establish close business relationships across the Association. Strong people and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to oversee multiple projects in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment are a definite plus.
Key responsibilities include:
Travel: 10 - 20%.
Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Note: The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below.
Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet. Regularly required to maintain a stationary position; move about the office; determine what others have said or written; and, converse with others and exchange accurate information.
Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and travel (locally, nationally, and internationally). May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.
Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs. (Assistance may not always be available.)
Relocation not provided.
Sponsorship not available for this position.