Specialist- Reservation Finance
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
 Atlanta, GA

Reservations Finance is looking for an exceptional data analyst who will own the labor analytics responsibilities. The Specialist-Reservations Finance will report to the Manager of Reservations Finance and will be responsible for analyzing, interpreting and understanding large labor data sets in order to tell a story with the data. You should be passionate about finding insights and communicating results that influence strategy and drive results. The person should also be comfortable with visualizing these results through BI tools such as Tableau or Power BI. This team works cross-functionally with Resource Planning, Real Time Operations and Data Strategy teams. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Weekly and Monthly Labor Analysis to help drive cost and operational efficiencies in the Reservations division
  • Drive continuous improvement through data analysis, data visualization, data strategy development and leveraging new tools and technology
  • Perform budget, forecast and month end close responsibilities, including salary and headcount planning for a large frontline workforce along with presenting analysis to leaders
  • Implement process improvements to current processes and develop new reporting capabilities

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Strong excel and data modeling skills, including advanced data analytics software tools, such as SAS, SQL Assistant, Tableau, Power BI
  • Previous experience identifying, cleaning, and structuring new data sources preferred
  • Must have strong business acumen, statistical, analytical, and problem-solving skills, and able to manage complex processes with cross-functional teams
  • Must possess excellent written, presentation, and verbal skills, with the ability to produce concise, relevant, strategically-driven documents and presentations for senior leaders
  • Must be a strong team player, detail oriented, and perform well under pressure
  • Must convey a professional image with ability to coordinate and communicate to all levels within the organization, including Executive Leadership
  • Ability to effectively manage and deliver on many projects at once within strict deadlines is required

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Ability to multi-task in a pivoting environment
  • Desire to provoke discussion and question the status quo