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Specialist, Program Finance

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID 11056
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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: Specialist, Program Finance

Job Code: 11056

Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Job Schedule: 9/80, 1st shift 

Job Description:

Our Financial Analysts play a key role in keeping our departments and programs on track. All departments utilize Earned Value Management System (EVMS) to keep all projects and programs moving in the same direction with accurate and complete information for our customers. We are seeking a proactive, self-starter with the ability to work effectively in a team enviornment.  Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to be able to collaborate with key functional stakeholders including Program Management and Engineering. Ideal candidate must be detail oriented with good organizational skills and capable of multi-tasking and the ability to work with minimal day to day supervision.  Successful candidates will demonstrate an aptitude for efficiency, problem-solving, and resourcefulness, with a commitment to quality while developing their leadership skills as a key business partner.

Essential Functions:

  • Act as the subject matter expert for financial performance of their programs, providing management with an early warning of potential performance issues, identifying risks and offering solutions
  • Guide program financials including development of time-phased integrated budgets and schedules, Earned Value (EV) data compliance and reporting, cost accounting and ongoing overseeing of cost and schedule integration
  • Budgeting, cost control and variance analysis, internal/external reporting, risk management and financial support
  • Development of quarterly EACs; analyze/assist in accurate projection of Estimate to Complete (ETC), Estimate at Complete (EAC) and Latest Revised Estimate (LRE) data
  • Educate and lead financial analysts with organization of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), creation and maintenance of charge numbers
  • Educate and lead financial analysts in monitoring costs and personnel ensuring that actuals are within budget and charged to the correct end objective
  • Educate and lead financial analysts with workforce planning, forecasting and reporting
  • Accounting data extraction and reconciliation
  • Generate program financial artifacts such as EV reports, graphs, and analysis, as required to include customer reporting.
  • Develop and present briefing of program financial status to customer
  • Educate PMO and CAMS with internal reports on cost and schedule performance
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to finance professionals
  • Communitcates within and outside the organization to explain and influence changes to practices and processes.
  • Provides suggesstions and implentation of new process improvement intiatives
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis, data integrity checks, and validations related to program financials
  • Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Mentoring of Jr. analysts on how to perform extensive investigations and understands root cause of problems
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior program finance experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • A broad experience and understanding with business financial management techniques including government and commercial contracts, earned value analysis, cost analysis, financial planning, cash flow, progress payments and billing milestones
  • Experience with Deltek Cobra, Empower, PM Compass and SAP
  • Mastery level knowledge of Earned Value and EVMS highly desired.
  • Advanced experience with Excel and other MS OFFICE tools
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships, earn trust, and thrive in an inclusive environment
  • Experience with creating financial forecasts
  • DoD contractor experience preferred


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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