Sr. Commercial Finance Analyst

Location: US-Colorado-Denver
Department: Business Finance & FP&A (4221)


About Us

Global Eagle is a leading provider of satellite-based broadband connectivity, television and entertainment services, content and data analytics to aviation, maritime, enterprise and government markets. Global Eagle offers a fully integrated portfolio of rich media content and high-speed connectivity solutions for airlines, private jets, cruise lines, commercial ships, super-yachts, ferries, enterprise, government and military installations worldwide with proprietary performance-enhancing technologies and exclusive access to premium media. With 1,300 employees on six continents and leading global satellite and ground networks, the company delivers exceptional service and concierge support to its customers.

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Role Summary

The Commercial Finance Analyst will be a key business partner reporting to the Director Business Finance, FP&A. The primary responsibility is to provide commercial analysis of deal economics, decision support, and to best position Global Eagle’s product offering.

This person will serve as a business partner to Sales, Account Management, Supply Chain, Legal, Accounting and Business Unit leaders during and RFP/bid process.

The successful candidate will be experienced and self-motivated, with excellent organizational and project management skills, along with the ability to set and meet strict timelines. A strong work ethic and ability to work proactively/independently are also essential. The candidate should possess very strong modelling skills, strong excel and a desire to be successful.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Create business cases and pricing models for RFPs and other upsell/cross sell opportunities. These will cover all GE’s Connectivity products and services for both new and existing clients
  • Evaluate opportunities to improve client performance, including the preparation and analysis of financial models to evaluate new business opportunities
  • Monitor ongoing business performance and prepare analysis which communicates, business results and operating issues and opportunities
  • Assist with preparation of key pitches including monthly operational reviews, quarterly financial results, estimates and planning
  • Maintain deal status and deal pipeline to support focused sales actions and backlog management
  • Perform ad-hoc financial support for pricing and offers outside of standard product structure
  • Partner with Account Management and regional VPs to perform analysis supporting revenue and margin expansion
  • Drive process improvement through implementations of new processes, tools, and sharing of best practices
  • Partner with Legal to ensure all deal terms are defined in line with GE standards. Also, to track deals through the contracting process.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting OR equivalent work experience required.
  • 5+ years of finance experience, with an emphasis in an environment with complex org structure.
  • Proven track record of delivering on commitments, developing impactful analytical tools


  • Exceptional analytical skills coupled with a solid understanding of business dynamics
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively collaborate with and influence others at all organizational levels
  • High level of organizational astuteness, professionalism, executive presence, and poise
  • Strong communications skills and demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and with senior management are a must.
  • Full understanding of accounting principles and all financial statement interactions along with the understanding of the business drivers and how they drive results

Our Core Values

  • Communicate and Connect
  • Deliver Excellence and Own it
  • Be Honorable
  • Operate as ONE
  • Learn and Embrace Change

Why You Should Work Here

A career with Global Eagle is a unique opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills within a culture that thrives on collaboration and innovation. In addition to being a part of an amazing group, we also have competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k, disability and life insurance, flexible scheduling, pet insurance, and discounts on gym membership, concerts, amusement parks, hotels, and more!

The anticipated starting salary range for individuals expressing interest in this position is $86,000 - $100,000. Actual compensation will depend on factors such as location, experience, skills, certifications…etc.


Global Eagle is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Due to COVID, our interviews are now done in a safe environment using online platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams.


Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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