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Lead, Program Finance

Plano, Texas

Job ID AS20212210-71450
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  • Level: Experienced
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    • 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)
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    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
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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 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.


Lead, Program Finance

Location: Plano, TX

Req #: AS20212210-71450

Job Description:

L3Harris AS&T is looking for a Lead, Program Finance who will support programs in our Advanced Systems & Technologies Division. Primary job responsibilities are analyzing program data, generating financial reports, conduct root cause variance analysis, and provide guidance and outlook on the financial status of the assigned programs to the Integrated Product Team (IPT) and internal seniorleadership.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Finance point of contract to the Program Management Office
  • Lead the organization in generating monthly financial forecasts
  • Lead the organization in generating generate auditable EACs
  • Lead program in program budgeting
  • Lead process improvement initiatives
  • Mentor junior level analysts
  • Ensure strong program controls are in place
  • Lead EVMS, and variance analysis
  • Ensure appropriate program revenue recognition is in place
  • Support proposal pricing efforts as required
  • Support the development of financial organization talent
  • Oversee program budgeting, controls, performance, and variance analysis includes supporting program reviews and helping program managers with cost reduction efforts including early identification of forecast shortfalls and the timely execution of countermeasures developed during the EAC and variance analysis process.
  • Program revenue recognition and cash forecasting responsibilities include manage, coordinate, and maintain the financial and planning activities of the business’s program portfolio, including monthly bookings/sales/EBIT/cash flow forecasting and analysis.
  • Responsible for overseeing proposal pricing efforts, financial tables, payment schedules/milestones generation, and supporting proposal reviews.
  • Develop financial organization talent including strategic training, hiring, and creation/improvement of processes and policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain secret DoD clearance with current 5 year update. Must be able to obtain and maintain additional clearances as required
  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration.
  • MS degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administration with equivalent experience desired.Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Mathematics (Advanced degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 8 years’ of experience in Finance and Accounting
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the Aerospace & Defense industry
  • Minimum 4 years’ of Earned Value experience
  • Minimum 4 years’ of Earned value tools (COBRA, MPM, SAP, etc.)
  • Excellent people skills to include collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Direct experience in Government contracting to include working with DCAA and DCMA experience with DFAS, FAR and CAS desired but not required
  • Existing DoD clearance with current 6 year update

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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