General Manager – LAX Redevelopment Financial Controls, Los Angeles

The General Manager – LAX Redevelopment Financial Controls will be responsible for financial controllership of all elements of the LAX Redevelopment program over the next three to five years. This person will serve as both Finance’s liaison to the Program and principal financial advisor to CRE’s VP, LAX Redevelopment. This individual will manage a team of external consultants, accountants, and financial analysts while working very closely with stakeholders in both Finance and CRE to ensure alignment with reporting, cash management, and audits. This role will provide oversight to the Program, ensuring the fidelity of every aspect of the program’s financials and reporting the program’s financials to the Director, CRE Finance on a monthly basis. The GM will monitor and make corrections to controls processes and procedures to ensure that Delta is maximizing each dollar invested. In addition, this individual will ensure that any findings and recommendations resulting from periodic internal audits are implemented and that any audit findings are thoroughly addressed. The position will report to the Director, CRE Finance and will be based at LAX in Los Angeles, CA. Develops both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment that results in employee safety and well-being.

Develops both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety conscious environment resulting in employee safety and well being

Primary Functions

Responsible for assisting CRE’s VP, LAX Redevelopment and advising her on how to deliver the program’s individual elements within the defined construction budget and schedule

Manages a team of 2-4 consultants providing project cost controls

Must work well within matrix organization on day-to-day basis including program consultants, CRE, Delta Finance, Financial Reporting, Risk Management, and Legal

Must be able to liaison with executives at LAWA and City of Los Angeles finance, legal, and accounting personnel

Provides weekly and monthly reporting of financial performance and document controls, along with corrective action as required to meet key goals

Provides reports as required to key stakeholders including Delta, LAWA, and third party investors

Works closely with Program management to track overall Program performance, ensuring that financial metrics are being met and identifying any issues that need to be raised to Delta senior leadership

Participates in problem solving with construction staff as needed for cash flow, budgetary, and/or document control exposures

Leads through demonstration of Delta’s core values as outlined in the Rules of the Road.

Communicate a compelling view of the organization’s purpose and value in a way that helps others understand the importance and impact of their contributions, and advocate for others

Works with team members to develop specific behaviors, skills or knowledge needed to ensure sustained performance and to prepare for success in new responsibilities

Develops both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and wellbeing


Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred

Must have a minimum of 10-12 years of experience in managing financial controls (large and complex construction projects preferred)

LAX and/or City of Los Angeles experience a plus


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