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Alaska Airlines Senior Financial Systems Analyst in Seattle, Washington

Company Alaska Airlines

The Team

Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our corporate teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. Whether we use our expertise in accounting, human resources, finance, planning, legal, marketing, or any of our operational divisions, our shared passion for travel and our guests is what motivates us to achieve excellence each day. If you share our passion for creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.

Role Summary

The Sr. Financial Systems Analyst is a subject matter expert and part of the delivery and support team focused in Revenue Accounting, software selection, business process improvement, reporting, and automation for Alaska Airlines. As an individual contributor, this role exercises considerable judgement to make decisions as the day to day functional and reporting point-of-contact, this analyst is responsible to review, analyze and evaluate user needs to formulate and implement solutions that address business strategies, in partnership with a team of analysts, routinely exercises discretion as they liaise with business partners to solve routine to moderately complex to highly complex problems and improve processes for the Alaska Airlines.

Key Duties

Accelya Product Suite Support

  • Serves as Accelya Product Suite (Revera, Mozart, Vivaldi) subject matter expert.

  • Supports the Accelya Product Suite by performing all phases of application testing including system, integration, parallel; ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.

  • Leads process improvement by investigating, identifying, and implementing Accelya Product Suite features; identifying areas where business processes can be improved by the delivered features.

  • Creates and maintains business requirements documents, system configuration documents, detailed functional specification documents, test plans and test cases, user training documents and implementation documentation as necessary.

  • Troubleshoot data and interface issues. Monitor dashboards and control reports, and troubleshoots data and interface issues, as needed.

  • Serves as the main point of contact for security and access requests, as well as maintains the documentation for

  • SOX compliance.

  • Perform quarterly user access reviews with auditors for the Accelya Product Suite.


  • Supports reporting and data requests from Revenue Accounting and various other business groups.

  • Create and maintain reports, as well as, executes ad hoc report/queries from various data sources including: RADS, TITAN, Travel Data Batch, eWallet, eCert, Cargo, etc.


  • Understands the strategic direction of the organization and why projects are being done.

  • Displays ability to easily balance the big picture (strategic vision) of the organization with the day to day operations or projects.

  • Evaluates and documents the impact of cross-divisional projects on Finance division systems and processes.

  • Interacts with business customers (internal and external) to understand and document their business processes and requirements.

  • Provides ongoing analysis, maintenance, and functional support for Financial systems throughout the organization.

  • Liaises with finance, technical support, and data teams, to resolve complex system errors/inquiries.

  • Provides guidance and mentorship to other analysts on the team.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills


  • 4 years of experience as a business/systems analyst supporting enterprise level Finance Systems.

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a focus in Finance, Accounting or Information Technology, or an additional two years of relevant training/experience in lieu of this degree.

  • Thorough understanding of the business; Financial Reporting or Accounting.

  • Experience with SQL.

  • Experience in data query tools such SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), TOAD Datapoint, Alteryx, Access, Tableau, etc.

  • Ability to quickly learn processes and systems and recommend appropriate changes, to gain stakeholder buy-in.

  • Proven conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving abilities.

  • Passionate about business being done right with the ability to produce timely and accurate results.

  • A self-starter who takes ownership of their work and excels with minimum supervision.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and effectively manage multiple, concurrent tasks.

  • A strong disposition for customer service supported by excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills.

  • Willingness to learn from and return value to Finance stakeholders by working collaboratively with others and as part of a team.

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Minimum age of 18.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.


  • Airline experience.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Product Suite (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint).

  • Proficient in SQL.

  • Working knowledge of database architecture.

  • Experience with Accelya Product Suite (Revera, Mozart, Vivaldi).

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Where permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Total Rewards

  • Competitive total rewards package

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • 401k match program

  • Monthly incentive pay plan

  • Annual incentive pay plan

  • Generous paid time off

  • Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Location Seattle
Equal Employment Opportunity Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information (including family medical history) or other legally protected characteristics. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered for employment, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are an E-Verify ® employer, where required by law.
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Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID 2021-6636
Category Corporate & Operations