Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

  • Principal Financial Analyst

    Location US-KS-Overland Park
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/15/2018 8:01 AM)
    Job ID
    Accounting/Finance/Payroll - All
    Experience (Years)
    Erin Cresswell
    Minimum Degree
  • Overview

    Thales Defense & Security, Inc., is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, and  naval/maritime. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation (ATM), and surveillance, and simulation; and data Protection solutions.  Further, Thales Defense & Security, Inc. serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as combat management systems


    We are looking for a top notched Financial Analyst to support our ATM business located in Overland Park, Kansas. This position report to the Site Controller.


    • Execution of routine financial month-end and year-end close processes.
    • Cash management, reporting and forecasting
    • Use of government compliant ERP system
    • Support the annual operating plan (budget) process and frequent forecasting of P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow.
    • Compliance with federal, state and corporate taxes in all of the businesses regions and associated requirements, including but not limited to employment, income, sales and use, and property taxes.
    • Preparation and assistance with various financial reports for internal and external purposes.
    • Support annual year-end financial audits.
    • Support and participation in corporate Internal Control audit.
    • Partnership with FP&A function to achieve financial plan objectives.
    • Support achievement of all ATM Programmatic contractual and financial objectives
    • Support formulation of proposal financial bids and for Program Management sections
    • By example sets the standards that embody the TDSI Core Value & Thales Leadership Model
    • Maintain a high ethical standard of practice, including compliance with all company procedures
    • Support and completing government reporting


    • Candidate MUST be U.S. citizen or hold U.S. Residency Card
    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or equivalent field.
    • CPA or equivalent industry experience
    • 3 to 5 years of accounting experience
    • Knowledgeable of GAAP, FAR, DFAR, CAS
    • Must have experience with government compliant accounting systems and practices
    • Excellent organizational skills and work ethic
    • Effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
    • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with employees in all departments and functions
    • Computer proficiency required and experience with Microsoft Project or equivalent


    • Minimum three years of Government contracting accounting experience
    • PeopleSoft or Oracle financial systems preferred.
    • Experience in the Air Traffic Management / Airline Operations / Airport Operations/ DoD programs or similar Aviation operational domain


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Minorities/ Females/ Vet/ Disabled Affirmative Action employer.


    We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.


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