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Finance Specialist

Rochester, New York

Job ID CS20212401-55497
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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.


Job Title: Finance Specialist 
Job Location: Rochester, NY
Job Code: CS20212401-55497

Job Description:

  • Excellent career opportunity for individuals with broad finance/acctg background and strong personal leadership skills.
  • Provide comprehensive financial metrics and P&L forecasts to program managers, finance department, and senior staff while maintaining cost and schedule controls in alignment w/ profitability targets.
  • Responsible for managing, preparing, administering, and directing the control of program budgets.
  • Conducts detailed financial analysis and presents assumptions and results to teams
  • Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control.
  • Prepares cost and schedule analyses with sales projections to associated departments for assigned programs 
  • Provide Program Management support as needed (research/analysis of program issues, meeting participation, etc.) to ensure successful program execution
  • Develop, communicate, and recommend action plans in support of business unit objectives to ensure financial targets and goals are achieved; elevate critical issues/recommendations to management to ensure proactive resolution.
  • Be recognized as resident financial expert on assigned contracts/programs and contribute to the advancement of financial best practices. 
  • Follow financial best practices in the area of US government FAR/CAS compliance
  • Knowledge of ERP/integration systems a plus.
  •  Must be a self-starter with strong communication and analytical skills. 
  •  Ability to implement new initiatives, build consensus and use personal leadership to enable change.
  •  Advanced Excel and Access Database skills required.
  •  Ideal candidate would be adaptable and quick to learn 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience
  • 2 years of public accounting experience required.
  • 2 years of experience in financially managing programs in a full CAS environment

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Relevant experience in the following areas: EVMS Reporting, financial planning and analysis, general acctg, revenue & cost forecasts, and budget mgt.
  • Accurately project and monitor fiscal year P&L performance for DOD programs.
  • Preferred experience in the following areas: program/project management, contract administration and US government procurement/acquisition/contracting.
  • Demonstrated experience with financial presentations to senior management.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft General Ledger.

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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