Financial Contract Analyst - Overland Park, KS


Cogent Communications is a global, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, consistently ranked as one of the top five networks in the world and is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol CCOI. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access and Ethernet transport services. Cogent's facilities-based, all-optical IP network backbone provides IP services globally. Since its inception, Cogent has unleashed the benefits of IP technology, building one of the largest and highest capacity IP networks in the world. This network enables Cogent to offer large bandwidth connections at highly competitive prices. Cogent also offers superior customer support by virtue of its end-to-end control of service delivery and network monitoring. A competitive base salary and a full benefits package including; Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off (PTO), Short- and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Holidays, Parental Leave, 401(k) plan with employer match, stock options, and an Employee Assistance Program. Most benefits take effect within 30 days of employment, and some require a waiting period.


  • Work across numerous teams and functions in order to prepare and maintain in-depth analysis, modeling, forecasting, and reporting of financial and business metrics
  • Develop understanding of fiber contracts including technical, geographic, contractual and economic features
  • Prepare presentations of financial and operational business results and analysis
  • Serve as a key resource to senior decision-makers in the area of Fiber and Right-Of-Way Acquisition
  • Collection and archive of contracts and continual update of internal databases
  • Prepare and send out renewal notices of agreements
  • Maintain Dark Fiber & Right-Of-Way filing system (file, and retrieve records as needed and ensure system is well organized)
  • Verification and processing of vendor invoices for payment.
  • Prepare various lease payment schedules
  • Daily update and maintenance of proprietary systems/databases
  • Reconciling invoices, tracking of billing disputes, and other financial reporting related to Dark Fiber & Right-Of-Way contracts


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, Word
  • General knowledge of finance and accounting theory/methods
  • 2-5 years of accounts payable experience
  • Basic knowledge of agreements and terms
  • Bachelor's degree in a business-related discipline is required

COVID-19 Policy:

Cogent has adopted a mandatory vaccination and booster policy which requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated with one booster against COVID-19. Prior to beginning employment, new employees must provide proof of vaccination or apply for and receive an accommodation to be exempt from the policy.

By submitting an application or resume for this position, I understand that is an in-office position and agree to abide Cogent’s mandatory vaccination policy.

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Cogent Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.