Project Manager, Accounting

Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Job Description
Delta Air Lines is seeking a Project Manager to join its accounting team to assist with monthly close processes. The successful candidate will: * Have a working knowledge of GAAP and how it is applied to accounting processes * Understand control processes, lead conversations with internal and external auditors to provide requested information and support, and be able to assist with, perform, and review annual risk assessments * Prepare and review accounting entries through use of data models and research in the SAP financial system * Perform and review monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, general ledger research, and variance analysis * Review and document controls and accounting processes, while seeking out opportunities to automate, increase efficiency, and streamline existing processes * Review and summarize contracts, leases, and other legal documents to support accounting * Lead conversations and act as a liaison to Financial Reporting to facilitate internal and external reporting processes including monthly preparation and quality control of financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow), internal reporting packages, and 10Q/10K disclosures * Provide supporting data needed to prepare weekly and monthly forecasts for corporate divisions and work directly with division finance contacts to ensure completeness and accuracy of our accounting functions What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications) * Minimum five years relevant experience * Excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and build working relationships at all levels of the organization. * Continuous improvement mindset, looks for ways to improve process efficiency and demonstrates flexibility in a changing environment * Exhibits a positive attitude and inquisitive approach to problem solving * The candidate should also possess a proven ability to work in a team environment and should be detail-oriented, self-directing, and have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a focus on deadlines. * Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc. What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications) * Undergraduate degree in accounting or business * Advanced Degree in accounting or business * Licensed CPA or CPA Candidate * Comprehensive understanding of Delta's financial processes * Experience with Delta's financial tools such as SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Suite including Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx, and/or SQL