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Senior Manager, Program Finance

Melbourne, Florida

Job ID 10891
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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.

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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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Senior Manager, Program Finance

Job Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Code: 10891

Job Schedule: 9/80, every other Friday off

Position Overview:

The Sr Mgr, Program Finance is responsible for the financial guidance, strategy, forecasting, and business management for our division in Melbourne, FL. The incumbent should have a strong grasp of core financial concepts, including management and financial accounting, cash management, team building, and budgeting. This role will serve as the leader of the division finance team, also advising the broader management team as a thought leader in identifying profit-generating and working capital improvement opportunities.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate and timely communication of all FP&A deliverables to the CS segment, including all MFR, AOP and SP requirements.  Maintain regular contact with CS FP&A leadership to provide regular status updates on BCS financial commitments.
  • Partner with Program counterparts to assess program EAC and risks and opportunities.
  • Partner with Operations and Programs leadership to drive Working Capital initiatives across the business and achieve AOP and SP commitments.
  • Support and lead all Finance transformation initiatives and identify opportunities for process and systems improvements.
  • Review and approve proposals and quotes across Business Areas.
  • IFR opportunity identification and preparation.
  • Review month end closing for potential accounting issues and work closely with Controllers organization to ensure accuracy of monthly financial statements.
  • Manage Finance staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, planning and training employees.  Coach, counsel, monitor, and appraise staff performance.
  • Evaluate proposal cost and pricing data for accuracy, adequacy, reasonableness, consistency with tactical and strategic initiatives, and legal and contractual commitments.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 12 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree with a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 16 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • Prior experience in Finance should include at least 3+ years in Indirect Cost and Rate Management.
  • 5 years management experience, demonstrating increased responsibility.
  • Experience at a CAS410 entity
  • Strong financial and business acumen skills.
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral), strong analytic skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities across a diverse portfolio of programs.
  • Accounting compliance with GAAP and SEC regulations
  • Experience managing all contract types: Fixed Price, Fixed Unit Rate, Cost Plus, Time & Material
  • Background and expertise in Government Finance from the Defense & Aerospace industry, with strong command of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other related regulations.
  • Staff development: focus on building a strong and collaborative team with excellent bench strength.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for working with non-finance business leaders at all levels of the organization in defining and applying complex financial constructs for the benefit of the business.
  • Expertise in Government Finance from the Defense & Aerospace industry, with strong command of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other related regulations.
  • Strong accounting knowledge dealing with GAAP and SEC regulations.
  • Candidate must possess strong oral and written communication skills and be customer focused and comfortable working with senior management.
  • Attention to detail and high degree of responsiveness.

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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