Delta Airlines

Technical Accounting Manager

Delta Airlines - Posted 2 months ago
$75k-150k/year  + Equity


Atlanta, GA

Accounting and Auditing Services
Career Level
Company size
83k employees

Accounting and Auditing Services Job description

The Financial Reporting department is primarily responsible for the preparation of Delta’s internal and external financial statements and for researching and concluding technical accounting matters. The department regularly interacts with senior management, division finance, investor relations, legal, financial planning and analysis, treasury, refinery finance personnel and internal/external auditors.

We are seeking a Manager of Technical Accounting. The position serves in a leadership role to ensure the integrity of Delta's financial statements.

The successful candidate will:

  • Assess the technical accounting and financial reporting implications of complex transactions. Prepare and review technical accounting memorandums supporting our accounting position.
  • Be a trusted business partner and work collaboratively with various stakeholders across the company. Effectively communicate accounting issues to business partners, ensuring that relevant accounting issues are identified and resolved.
  • Summarize significant technical accounting matters and communicate the impact of those matters to executive management and external auditors.
  • Prepare and compile quarterly Audit Committee presentations, in coordination with executive management.
  • Support the preparation of Delta’s Forms 10-K and 10-Q filings and other regulatory and subsidiary financial statements. 
  • Assist with the interpretation and implementation of new accounting standards.
  • Partner with various teams across the company to design, reinforce and operationalize Delta’s accounting policies.
  • Ensure the performance of internal controls over financial reporting in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.  
  • Team with Delta’s internal/external auditors to ensure an efficient and effective audit process.
  • Support the development of specific skills, behaviors and knowledge among team members to ensure sustained performance and to prepare for success in future responsibilities.
  • Develop both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and wellbeing.


  • Licensed CPA
  • 7+ years of combined experience in public accounting with a Big 4 or other top-tier firm and/or corporate financial reporting in a public company
  • Advanced knowledge of GAAP and SEC financial reporting and disclosure matters
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented, deadline-focused and has the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Embraces diverse people, thinking and styles
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by the date of hire to be considered for a U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by the date of hire to be considered for a U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.


  • Undergraduate degree in business or accounting
  • Experience with SAP and HFM

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