US-Colorado-Colorado Springs
Date Posted
26 Feb 2020

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.
Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!! Consider Cobham. #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets. 

Senior Financial analyst providing primary financial support for one or more Business Areas.  Manages financial aspects of proposals, programs and production.  Aligned with Business Area Directors as business partners.  Proposal analysis, pro formas, pricing, discounts, product cost accounting, gross margin analysis.  Engage with programs to drive better decision making and overall program profitability.  Prepare monthly forecasts and annual budgets.  Provides analytical and decision support to program managers.  Drive inventory improvement and partner with Ops on dispositions by product line.

Support financial analysis of bids and proposals.  Bid & Proposal number generation. 
Budgets/forecasts for Business Area(s).  Variance analysis. 
Drive internal reviews. Spending reductions / targets / prioritization. 
Prepare business case for Business Area investments. 
Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis for management.  
Monitor and challenge Business Area financial performance.  
Collect and enter financial and other performance data (KPI’s).  
Support Business Area and Site decision-making.  

•      Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and 6 years related experience is required.
•      Advanced experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel 


•     Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or business preferred.
•     Government accounting experience – especially CAS compliance and FARs/DFARS is strongly preferred
•     Experience in Oracle and Visual 

Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas. In order to be eligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be a US Citizen.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.

The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.


Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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