United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Delta Material Services


Ref #: 18222

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

The Project Manager - Financial Analysis will be responsible for financial analyses and model development, as required, for evaluation of multi-year, complex asset sales and acquisitions, leases and other analyses. This position requires strong analytical capabilities with a deep understanding of engine, airframe and component maintenance cost drivers, 3rd party market dynamics and have the ability to effectively communicate across the DMS organization, Delta‚Äôs Finance, and Technical organizations. The Project Manager will also work with their Delta TechOps, DMS Technical and DMS Commercial counterparts to collect and refine business intelligence to continuously refine financial models including volume expectations, timing, cost drivers and forward looking estimations. This individual will manage analysis projects across TechOps, Finance and DMS stakeholders to successful completion; including the development of business cases for presentation to secure approval of asset transactions. 
This position is based in Atlanta, GA and will report to the DMS VP - Finance.
  • Responsible for the construction and maintenance of financial models to ensure optimum use of capital funds. 
  • Coordinates with Tech Ops departments to quantify the benefits of asset purchase and sales.
  • Detailed understanding of business unit operating plan, expected volumes and timing to incorporate in asset purchase and sale economics. 
  • Develops scenario analysis and sensitivity matrices to evaluate strategic business opportunities.
  • Continually reviews market data and other model assumptions to ensure that models produce accurate results.
  • Develops presentations to justify the transactions analyzed.
  • Ensures that acquisitions comply with corporate standards and thresholds.
  • Presents business cases to senior management

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Minimum five years of experience in finance or related discipline required.  Previous experience in an aviation technical organization a significant plus.
  • Able to deal with ambiguity and define the appropriate analysis to address the opportunity.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Must be highly proficient in written and oral communications and able to present complex material in a concise but comprehensive manner.
  • Aptitude for structuring logical, well organized datasets and spreadsheets for analysis and decision making.  Must have advanced Excel skills
  • Self-starter and team player with the ability to manage multiple priorities from multiple stakeholders. 
  • Appropriately handles confidential information, requires minimal supervision and should be able to work under strict deadlines and on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Works with integrity and professionalism, always showing respect for others and a drive toward continuous improvement.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates that privacy is a priority when handling personal data.
  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles.
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in business (e.g., finance, management, data science)