HR & Travel Analyst - Washington, DC


Cogent Communications is a multinational, 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 point-to-point transport services. Cogent's facilities-based, all-optical IP network backbone provides IP services in over 204 markets 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. Cogent offers competitive compensation and a full benefits package that takes effect within 30 days of employment. Matching 401k and stock options are also included.


As a member of the Finance team, the Business Analyst is responsible for a variety of projects, including tool development and coordination of corporate travel, expense reporting, cost saving initiatives, and event management. Skills should include gathering and translating user needs into business requirements, general analytical skills, attention to detail and excellent project management.

  • Coordinates and books corporate travel 
  • Designs tools and templates to streamline travel management initiative
  • Coordinates hotels and negotiates efficient rates based on regionalized needs
  • Assists with general coordination and communication surrounding training events, includings calendar scheduling, and notifications
  • Performs travel reporting and analysis
  • Solves problems and makes decisions, finds efficient solutions
  • Creates and maintains accurate documentation
  • Works collaboratively in cross-functional teams
  • Provides accurate and professional customer support
  • Plans, chairs, and facilitates in-house meetings
  • Assists in onboarding all new hires by maintaining employee human resource files
  • Ensures all new hires are properly enrolled for Cogent offered benefits
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects operations by keeping human resource information confidential
  • Submits employee reports by assembling, preparing, and analyzing data


  • Bachelor's Degree (Business or Finance degree preferred)
  • Familiarity with MS-Office
  • Experience with Concur Platform preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work independently or in small groups
  • Capable of working under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills

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Cogent Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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