Delta Air Lines, Inc. DFP - Sr. Financial Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

This is a position for employment at a Delta Air Lines wholly-owned subsidiary, Delta Flight Products; not Delta Air Lines.

JOB SUMMARY (3800 character max): This position is responsible for preparing, consolidating and analyzing project financial outlooks, operating results, and participating in the development of long-range and annual financial plans. This position is based at our facility located adjacent to the Atlanta Airport and will report to the DFP Controller.

Responsible for measuring and analyzing the key project operational metrics, reviewing against benchmarks and targets, and identifying opportunities for improvement.

Create and update detailed financial forecast models of DFP projects to generate pro forma period and long range, strategic project financial results

Track, analyze and report project labor and material cost and prepare financial analyses of production variances for presentation to management.

Support stakeholders with project key financial information, identify spending trends and make specific recommendations to meet or beat project budgets

Forecast project cash-flows

Prepare weekly KPI reports with explanations.

Support the creation of the annual operating and capital plans.

Demonstrate a solid understanding and application of various financial techniques and a working knowledge of industry, competitors, and DFP solution offerings.

Collaborate across DFP and other Delta divisions to obtain inputs to project financial analysis.

Provide decision support for finance management related to plan, results reporting and forecasting; provide support to several functional teams regarding reporting, financial tools and systems, and managing input templates.

This position requires effective communication across the DFP organization and with Delta's Finance, IT and Technical organization.

Maintain a solid understanding of assigned business areas and related strategic objectives, reporting requirements and financial needs.

Prepare presentations for senior management regarding financial and strategic activities for the company.

Help develop both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and well-being.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics or business analytics. Equivalent work experience with a focus in finance may be substituted; MBA or CPA strongly preferred.

Minimum of 60 months of recent, progressive financial planning and analysis (FP&A) experience in relevant positions is required; with no Bachelor's degree, must have a minimum of 7 years recent FP&A experience in relevant positions.

Must have demonstrable financial acumen and robust analytical skills, including experience performing high level, detailed, strategic analysis (such as mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, etc.)

Must be able to take very detailed information, summarize for executive reporting and then present to executive level audience

Must be comfortable locating, researching and analyzing large amounts of data in an unstructured environment

Experience in an organization with engineering and manufacturing capabilities, including experience preparing budget variance analyses of manufacturing operations, is preferred.

Must be an effective project manager, with excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.

The candidate must be a team player with the capacity to deliver results, and be able to successfully interact with all levels of management.

Must possess advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required. Must have a working knowledge of SAP; Tableau, Power BI, Hyperion, and Epicor preferred.