Senior Financial Analyst - Gogo Commercial Aviation

Req ID:  33041
Travel:  None

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 3 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education & experience considered




Your role in helping us shape the future:


The Intelsat Inflight Sr. Financial Analyst will play an important role in enhancing current FP&A processes and will help build the organization’s financial support structure. More than simply being an analyst reporting data, you will get the opportunity to be an FPA / Finance partner providing solutions and driving change within the business.


Are you up to the challenge?


  • Provide FP&A support for the team, including financial planning, reporting and analysis
  • Provide financial modeling and business case analysis to support various initiatives
  • Prepare monthly financial package and KPI analysis, drive financial accountability with the budget owners
  • Develop a deep understanding of financial targets and key drivers of the business; drive continuous improvements to forecasting and tracking process
  • Lead cross functional effort to automate reporting and planning models
  • Work closely with leadership team to support strategy, develop business cases, and produce P&Ls


You should definitely have:


  • 3-5 years of financial planning and analysis or related experience, bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related area required
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of financial and business planning, budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Knowledge of accounting and the associated rules and regulations
  • Strong business acumen and excellent analytical skills, able to think creatively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data
  • Practical knowledge of financial analysis and planning software applications as well as Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Excellent drive for results and complex problems solving skills coupled with the ability to build strong strategic working relationships
  • 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


It would be nice if you had:


  • Experience in the telecommunications, wireless internet services, Internet field or airline industry


What it’s like to work with us:


Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.


• We emphasize personal and professional growth

• Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training

• Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture


About Us:

We’re Gogo Commercial Aviation an Intelsat company. We believe the internet should do everything it does on the ground, in the sky. 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. 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.



  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago