Financial Analyst - Global Operations

Finance Chicago, Illinois


Position at Gogo Commercial Aviation

The Financial Analyst is a key contributor to the development and growth of the Global Operations organization at Gogo.  The position reports to the FP&A Operations lead and provides direct support to the Global Operations team, including the Chief Operating Officer.  The Financial Analyst will play a key role in enhancing financial support, provide insights to operations and support business decision making.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide FP&A support for the Global Operations teams, driving financial accountability
  • Assist in driving annual budgeting, quarterly forecasting, and monthly outlook of departmental operating expenses and capital spend
  • Lead monthly variance analysis, including identifying key trends and variance drivers
  • Respond to ad hoc financial requests and lead business cases for assigned teams
  • Work closely with assigned teams to drive operational excellence, analyze results and trends, identify opportunities to reduce spend, create operational and financial metrics, and improve organizations financial support structure.


  • 1-3 years of financial planning and analysis experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or business related field
  • Prior experience with budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis
  • Knowledge of Accounting rules and regulations
  • Strong interpersonal and consultative communication skills, with well-developed presentation skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities effectively, making good decisions based on business priorities and objectives
  • Practical knowledge of financial analysis and planning software applications as well as Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience using Hyperion a plus, but not required

Gogo is the inflight internet company. Our worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse and mission-minded group of professionals all working together in extraordinary harmony. And that’s just the beginning.

We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared to join a performance-obsessed team that is passionate about bringing the internet to every device, every flight, everywhere.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled

Gogo participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish. Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish.