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Principal, Program Finance

Job ID SAS20220512-94240
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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.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: Hybrid
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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 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Principal, Program Finance

Job Code: SAS20220512-94240

Job Location:Rochester, NY/Hybrid

Job Description:

The Geospatial Division of L3Harris Technologies Space and Airborne Systems Segment has an opening for a Lead Program Financial Analyst to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals in Rochester, NY. This individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting. The position will be responsible for leading earned value initiatives, customer and internal financial reporting, OSPI forecasting and analysis on a variety of programs. Candidate should have experience with multiple contract types, be self motivated and have strong interpersonal skills. If interested in this position please inform your Manager, prior to contacting Shawne Gardner.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide financial leadership for the program team and related functional teams
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, operating income, and cash flow on programs with varying contract types
  • Preparing weekly/monthly internal key performance metrics and program review packages for senior management.
  • Preparing financial analysis including Estimate at completion, variance, risk and profit/loss analyses, etc.
  • Assessing and Preparing ASC606 Revenue Recognition forms.
  • Developing budgets to meet contractual/project financial requirements on a program.
  • Preparing and analyzing project cost estimates at completion inclusive of forecasted projections for labor, material, and subcontract expenditures.
  • Identify and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve efficiency
  • Provide financial analysis for audits and other financial activities
  • Mentor junior level analysts


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or equivalent with a minimum of 12 years of experience working on defense or government related contracts or Master's degree with 10 of experience will be considered.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skill set, including the capability to interface with customers and form strong business partnerships with key program leaders
  • Advanced skill level with Microsoft Excel Word, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with Cobra and experience with PeopleSoft and Hyperion
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritize in a dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to proactively solve problems and issues in a timely manner
  • Self-motivated and strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with people of all levels/functions within the organization
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, listening)


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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