Budget and Financial Analyst

Location US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 week ago(03/24/2023 12:36 PM)
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Experience (Years)
Finance and Accounting - Budget and Financial Analyst

External Description

Budget and Financial Analyst



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 67,000 pilots at 39 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Budget and Financial Analyst for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  As an integral part of the Finance team, the Budget and Financial Analyst is a central contributor to a staff group that is responsible for short-, intermediate-, and long-term projects, including development of the annual ALPA budget proposal to the Executive Council.  The group works with council officers, committee chairs, department directors, and executive management to model budget proposals and create the annual budget.  They are responsible for analyzing, reporting, and forecasting revenues and projecting cash flows under diverse economic and other conditions.  The Budget and Financial Analyst is also important in the development and communication of financial analyses and dashboards for budget administrators and executives, including detailed reports on budgeted and actual expenditures.  Projects are complex, time sensitive, and of critical importance to the Association; involve working in conjunction with other staff, departments, and committees; and, require interaction with - and analysis of and recommendations for - National Officers (NOs), MEC Officers, committees, and management.


The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented, problem solver with strong communication skills, including the ability to explain budget, financial, and other concepts and results.


Travel:  0- 2%.



ALPA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in a safe workplace. We prohibit discrimination, harassment and harmful behavior of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.




  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, e.g., Accounting, Finance, Economics, or other related discipline, from an accredited college or university required; master’s degree or completion of post-graduate courses a plus; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience.
  • Three (3) years of related experience required, five (5) or more strongly preferred.
  • Strong quantitative and computer modeling skills required.
  • Database reporting skills strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of budget and financial methods, data analysis techniques, and modelling of budget and financial performance preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal executives, staff, pilots, and external contacts.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently on multiple projects and exercise sound judgment.
  • Must possess solid time management skills; be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; work independently on multiple projects; and, transition easily between projects.
  • Software: Microsoft Excel (including Pivot Tables), Word, Power Point, and Outlook. Experience with Tableau (or other Business Intelligence tools) and Infor Financials & Supply Management platforms a plus.



Physical Demands:


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 and nationally).  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.)


ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including:

  • 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 13% after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required!  The plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule.
  • Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children;
  • 27 days paid vacation and holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year;
  • Generous sick and bereavement leave;
  • Competitive parental leave;
  • Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance;
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts;
  • Retiree health plan;
  • Education Assistance Program; and,
  • Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available.


Relocation Not Provided.

 Sponsorship not available for this position. 





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