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Sr Accounting SOX Audit

Batavia, Ohio

Job ID IMS20222601-75921
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Position:Accountant, SOX Audit

Position ID: IMS20222601-75921

Location: Batavia, Ohio or Remote

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting Finance management to ensure compliance with finance policy and L-3 Harris Corporate internal control standards. The incumbent will coordinate and perform internal control testing/review for key processes as defined by L-3 Harris financial management and policy. The incumbent will also provide accurate and timely reporting to senior management and ensure quarterly reporting and financial representations are compliant with corporate requirements. The incumbent will also fulfill duties within General Ledger Accounting and be a substantial contributor on a daily basis. The incumbent will have GL ownership of various task to comply with the daily, monthly, quarterly control requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Execute the SOX audit plan on a quarterly basis.

Establish and manage quarterly SOX testing schedule.

Perform and coordinate operational SOX testing

Maintain audit narratives to reflect current processes.

Deliver quarterly testing results utilizing L-3’s online documentation software in compliance with corporate reporting guidelines and requirements.

Prepares reports of findings and recommendations to management.

Partner with operations and other business partner teams to develop and implement process improvements to resolve identified internal control audit findings.

Track remediation status and work closely with operations and management to ensure timely remediation of internal control issues

Communication of accounting and SOX auditing policies and procedures.

Work diplomatically and constructively with all levels and cultures and build positive working relationships.

Perform special projects related to internal control on an as-needed basis.

Perform daily General Ledger activities such as reconciliations, variance analysis, journal entries, financial statement reporting, cycle count results, inventory planning, interdivisional reporting and various analytics.

Scope and Influence:

Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Full knowledge of industry practices.

Problem Solving Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems. May refer to established precedents and policies.

Discretion/Latitude Work is performed under general direction. Participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals.

Liaisons internal and external contacts. Represents organization on specific projects.

Required Qualifications Competencies/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business from an accredited institution required
  • SOX experience or strong familiarity
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in accounting, finance policy and internal control standards
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Financial background & understanding of internal control theory
  • Strong mindset in process improvement and elimination of waste
  • Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently
  • Anticipates, reacts and excepts change

Preferred Competencies/Skills:

  • CPA
  • Deltek/Costpoint/Cognos
  • Hyperion
  • Government contracting familiarity
  • Government Accounting
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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