Senior Financial Analyst

CAES | San Jose, CA

Posted Date 6/10/2024

Delivering mission-critical, electronic solutions that protect lives. Use your creativity and critical thinking to take our products from concept to customer.

At CAES, we engineer solutions for the world’s most critical missions. We serve customers in the defense and aerospace markets.

Seeking a career that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Looking for a position with a company that offers long-term professional advancement? Searching for a place that values a diverse, team-based environment? One that values YOU. Consider CAES.

The most important thing we build is TRUST


Support all aspects of Financial Planning & Analysis function for corporate, including but not limited to: develop short and long range planning, analyze complex financial issues and provide business recommendations to Leadership, liaise with divisional analysts, produce monthly reports, support special projects and endeavors, analyze results compared to budgets/forecasts, and provide ad hoc reports for use by Leadership in the organization for decision-making purposes.


  • Function as a subject matter expert on financial operations
  • Develop and implement strategies for budgeting, forecasting, modeling, identifying and explaining variances, financial reporting and internal controls
  • Identify opportunities and support major initiatives for continuous improvement in support of internal controls and financial reporting processes
  • Coordinate investment planning and cost control processes
  • Providing regular and ad hoc financial analyses and information. Coordinates with other Finance and Company leaders, areas and activities to ensure consistency and integrity of data
  • Operates in accordance with all legal, regulatory, ethical and Company requirements, including government FAR / cost accounting standards, Company policies, Operating Framework, and departmental instructions
  • Analyze, prepare and summarize recommendations for financial plans, support proposal activities, trended future requirements and operating forecasts. Performs economic research and studies in the areas of rates of return, depreciation, working capital requirements, and the impact of governmental requirements
  • Thorough understanding of financial statements and interdependencies of general ledger accounts
  • Participates in Corporate financial review meetings



  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 8+ years of experience with financial analysis, reporting and forecasting
  • 8+ years of experience with using financial systems and data query tools


  • Master's Degree or MBA in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 10+ years of experience with financial systems and data query tools in large/complex businesses
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and developing financial models
  • Experience with FAR and Government Cost Accounting Standards
  • Experience with defense, aerospace, or manufacturing with job cost accounting
  • SAP, Oracle, or similar ERP experience
  • Oracle Hyperion experience
  • Experience Managing or Leading a Team

Salary Range: $141,000- $220,000 Annually. Applicable pay within the posted range may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, geographical location, job function of the position, education, and experience of the successful candidate.




We take care of our people and provide competitive health, wealth and wellbeing benefits – from day one. You’ll also discover learning and development opportunities so you can take your career to the next level – and beyond.

Other benefits include:

  • Comprehensive PTO, Paid Holiday and Paid Family Leave Programs.
  • Student Loan Repayment Program & Tuition Reimbursement
  • 9/80 Alternate Work Week Schedule
  • Tailored Management/Leadership Training
  • Innovative Medical Programs, Including Family Forming


CAES is the largest provider of analog and radiation hardened technology for the United States aerospace and defense industry. From human spaceflight and space exploration, to missile defense and electronic warfare, to healthcare solutions addressing COVID-19, our talented team develop high performing electronic solutions that work the first time, every time.


At CAES we welcome differences and celebrate new ideas. We believe the diversity of our people inspires our creativity and drives our innovation. Everyone is welcome here, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

We are 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 email

Salary141,000.00 - 220,000.00 Annual

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