The Financial Reporting department is primarily responsible for the preparation of Delta's financial statements and for researching and concluding on technical accounting matters. The department regularly interacts with senior management, investor relations, legal, treasury, corporate development, human resources, division and subsidiary leaders and internal/external auditors.
Key areas of responsibility include:
Month-end close processes for certain corporate-level and judgmental accounts; including journal entries, preparation of account reconciliations, intercompany balancing and eliminations, general ledger research, variance analysis, and execution of internal controls.
Involved in the month-end consolidation process and preparation of financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows).
Preparation of quarterly audit requests and certain regulatory reports and filings.
Involved in the preparation and review of Delta's Forms 10-K and 10-Q and other SEC filings.
Preparation of presentations for senior management and the Audit Committee.
Research new GAAP requirements and present implementation recommendations to department management;
Consult with other Delta divisions on judgmental or unusual accounting matters
Ensuring appropriate documentation and performance of internal controls over financial reporting in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
Teaming with Delta's external auditors and internal auditors to ensure an efficient and effective audit process.
Developing both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and wellbeing.
What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)
Minimum required job qualifications include: (1) undergraduate degree; (2) 2+ years of relevant accounting experience; experience in public accounting with a Big 4 or other top tier firm and/or corporate financial reporting in a public company preferred; (3) licensed CPA preferred; (4) excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The candidate should also possess a proven ability to work in a team environment and should be detail-oriented, deadline-focused and have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)
Delta Air Lines, Inc.