Role and ResponsibilitiesWho We Are:CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customersu2019 training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and read

Financial Analyst

CAE USA Inc. • 
Arlington, Texas, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities

Who We Are:

  • CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customersu2019 training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and readiness.
  • CAE Defense & Security Mission: CAEs Defense and Security business unit focuses on helping prepare military customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness.
  • CAE Values: Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Integrity and OneCAE make us who we are and we strive to make a difference in the world while helping each other succeed.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits package and flexibility that promotes work-life balance
  • A work environment where all employees are valued, respected and safe
  • Freedom to succeed by enabling team members to deliver, take initiatives and make decisions
  • Recognition, professional development, advancement and having fun!


To support Joint Operations & Innovation team in strategy and analysis and informing the organizationu2019s program teams the impacts of decisions and efforts and their impact on the Programu2019s financial performance. This role works closely with Program Leaders, Functional Teams, Finance, Accounting, and administrative functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Responsible for preparing, analyzing, and validating monthly reports.
  • Explain the variations between actual results and forecasts, and the required variance reporting for the monthly Financial Statements.
  • Support business unit analysis as needed (program or business unit level)
  • Support due diligence and acquisition efforts, including analysis of target forecasts and opportunities.
  • Prepare, update, and analyze financial models.
  • Take part in special projects according to the needs of the Finance team.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bacheloru2019s degree in accounting and/or equivalent related experience
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of either Program Finance or analyst position at a defense contractor.
  • Knowledge of standard accounting software, preferably Deltek and Cost Point
  • Experience in analysis of program performance using EVMS and or Agile methods and data
  • Works under little supervision to set objective for own job area.
  • Strong information system and PC skills
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Power Point, Word, and Cognos. Primarily Excel with proficiencies in pivot tables & formulas
  • Knowledge of DOD Billing Methods
  • Knowledge of GAAP/IFRS/FAR/CAS
  • Communicates with contacts inside and outside own team to explain and interpret operational processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.
  • Knowledge of Domo is a plus
  • Cost-Type contract accounting/analysis experience is a plus

Security Responsibilities

Must complyu202Fwith all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures.u202F Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval.u202F All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Work Environment

This job can operate in a professional office environment as hybrid or remote. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to sit down for long lengths of time
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to operate a personal computer

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If youu2019d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal.

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractoru2019s legal duty to furnish information.

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", weu2019re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

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