Director, Division Finance

Fort Worth, TX

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

The Director, Division Finance oversees all aspects of the division operating and headcount planning process and coordinates budget and financial results with Corporate Finance, Division Senior Management, and Corporate Accounting to ensure compliance with corporate financial guidelines, policies, and procedures. 


This Director position is responsible for supporting the general and administrative organizations which includes support for Government Affairs, Corporate Real Estate, Legal, People, Global Engagement and Financing & Accounting.

What you'll do

  • Oversees financial planning and budgeting in an organization
  • Reports monthly financial performance and coordinates with the division and Corporate Finance on various cost control, strategic, and financial initiatives
  • Coordinates and prepares annual operating and headcount budgets
  • Assists division leaders in the analysis of operating expense and headcount requests
  • Manages staff of financial analysts and managers

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Demonstrates the highest standards of personal ethics and integrity

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 7 years of Finance or related leadership experience
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, or equivalent experience/training; advanced degree (MBA) or advanced certification (CPA) preferred

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills and build collaborative relationships with, and consensus amongst, multiple stakeholders with varying points of view
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and serve as a role model for all Finance team members
  • Exceptional leadership, decision-making skills, problem solving, analytical, and critical thinking ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to effectively and clearly communicate a strategic and tactical vision to all levels within the organization
  • Ability to explain financial and accounting concepts to non-financial audiences
  • Experience with budget tracking, variance reporting, and cost analysis, as well as developing and reporting performance metrics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software products, such as Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Believes in and promotes the American Airlines five leadership attributes:
  • Caring – We care about all team members
  • Collaboration – We succeed as a team
  • Development – We build future leaders
  • Results – We drive to be the best
  • Future – We continually challenge the status quo

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

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