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Director, Finance

Mirabel, Quebec Job ID 114912
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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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

L3 Technologies MAS, located in Mirabel (QC), is a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, Inc.

As Director, Finance at L3Harris MAS:

Reporting to Sector VP Finance, you will be an integral member of the Division Senior Leadership team and accountable for the controlling, accounting/finance, planning/budgeting, and asset management. Responsible for providing senior leadership, financial strategies, business/operations strategies and the management of financial resources to ensure the achievement of the Division’s business plans and objectives. Oversee the Division’s overall financial governance and policies. A principal responsibility will be to ensure the quality of financial management, including sound processes, business analysis, and providing insightful reporting. As a key member of the Division Senior Leadership Team, you will also be responsible for preparing and briefing key information.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee accounting/finance, controlling, FP&A, pricing, governance, tax, and treasury.
  • Lead and develop the finance team to ensure cross functional effectiveness.
  • Oversight of financial policies, practices and procedures.
  • Optimize accounting functions through efficiency, best practices & IT investment.
  • Ensure adherence to accounting and planning practices in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Lead, evaluate, integrate and support change management.
  • Provide financial leadership to foster and drive business success.
  • Develop financial performance reporting to support business decision making.
  • Implement effective asset management practices to deliver strong cash performance.   
  • Ensure Program Accounting and analysis are implemented and strictly followed.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to ensure organizational success.
  • Demonstrate initiative through active participation and leadership on strategic and tactical management issues, specifically with expertise in financial and general management.
  • Liaison with corporate management to ensure alignment of processes and business transparency.

Required Qualifications:

  • Professionally designated accountant and knowledge of financial accounting/reporting requirements – CPA.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance required and a minimum of 15 years of business experience, including 10 or more years of progressive management experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a senior management position within Finance and financial practices.
  • Demonstrated skills in general and strategic business management, innovative and visionary planning, analyzing and decision making, effective leadership, communications, and customer relations.
  • Visionary leadership skills – ability to inspire respect and trust and mobilize others to fulfill the vision.
  • Ability to assess business risk and develop and execute business-wide growth and improvement plans.
  • Strong business acumen: understands business implications of decisions, displays orientation to profitability, and demonstrates knowledge of market and competition.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment: displays willingness to make decisions, adapts to changing conditions, includes appropriate people in decision-making process, supports and explains reasoning for decisions, and makes timely decisions.
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of management and subordinates including making effective presentations to the Sector/Segment senior leadership team.
  • Able to engage with and work well with people at all levels and is team focused.
  • A self-starter, highly motivated, with a strong work ethic who has demonstrated high moral and ethical behavior.
  • Demonstrated track record for talent development and leadership of staff/team is required.

Strong analytical and technical leadership skills with vision beyond the task at hand.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Master's degree;
  • Prefer industry knowledge (Commercial Aerospace and Defense);
  • Experience in mergers / acquisitions, ERP implementations (SAP specifically) and familiarity with US Federal Acquisition Requirements (FAR) and how they relate to a commercial business are preferred.

Operational requirements:

  • Must be eligible for registration to the Controlled Goods Program;
  • Must be eligible to obtaining and maintaining the government of Canada’s “Reliability” status and Level 2 (Secret) security clearance;
  • Location not accessible via public transportation, car required.

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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue, 48,000 employees and customers in more than 100 countries. L3Harris.com

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.

At L3Harris MAS you will:

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the company and be recognized for your impact;
  • Enjoy a flexible work schedule allowing you to conciliate work-life balance;
  • Participate in gathering sports and social activities organized by the staff for the staff;
  • Have access to exclusive on-site services such as massotherapy, cafeteria with outdoor patio, fitness and language classes, seasonal tire change, annual vaccination clinic, charging stations for electric vehicles and more;
  • Benefit from a Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package, including a customizable group insurance plan that fits your needs and lifestyle, and a Group RRSP with contribution match-up.

L3 Harris Technologies is proud to be an 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, provincial or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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