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L3Harris Accountant- General Ledger SOX in Cincinnati, Ohio


Position:Accountant General Ledger SOX

Position ID: AS20201811-53320

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio (Batavia)

About L3Harris Technologies

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 $17 billion in annual revenue with 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.

L3Harris Technologies Fuzing & Ordnance Systems is the largest fuze manufacturer in the United States and is one of the most advanced manufacturers of Fuzing and Ordnance products in the world.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for assisting Finance management to ensure compliance with finance policy and L-3 Harris Corporate internal control standards. The incumbent will coordinate and perform internal control testing/review for key processes as defined by L-3 Harris financial management and policy. The incumbent will also provide accurate and timely reporting to senior management and ensure quarterly reporting and financial representations are compliant with corporate requirements. The incumbent will also fulfill duties within General Ledger Accounting and be a substantial contributor on a daily basis. The incumbent will have GL ownership of various task to comply with the daily, monthly, quarterly control requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

Execute the SOX audit plan on a quarterly basis.

Establish and manage quarterly SOX testing schedule.

Perform and coordinate operational SOX testing within the PES divisions (FOS, IEC, SPN, EDI, Unmanned and Mustang)

Maintain audit narratives to reflect current processes.

Deliver quarterly testing results utilizing L-3’s online documentation software in compliance with corporate reporting guidelines and requirements.

Prepares reports of findings and recommendations to management.

Partner with operations and other business partner teams to develop and implement process improvements to resolve identified internal control audit findings.

Track remediation status and work closely with operations and management to ensure timely remediation of internal control issues

Communication of accounting and SOX auditing policies and procedures.

Work diplomatically and constructively with all levels and cultures within PES and build positive working relationships.

Perform special projects related to internal control on an as-needed basis.

Perform daily General Ledger activities such as reconciliations, variance analysis, journal entries, financial statement reporting, cycle count results, inventory planning, interdivisional reporting and various analytics.

Scope and Influence

Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Full knowledge of industry practices.

Problem Solving Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems. May refer to established precedents and policies.

Discretion/Latitude Work is performed under general direction. Participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals.

Liaisons internal and external contacts. Represents organization on specific projects.

Previous Experience

Required Competencies/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business from an accredited institution required

  • SOX experience or strong familiarity

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in accounting, finance policy and internal control standards

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Financial background & understanding of internal control theory

  • Strong mindset in process improvement and elimination of waste

  • Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently

  • Anticipates, reacts and excepts change

Preferred Competencies/Skills:

  • CPA

  • Deltek/Costpoint/Cognos

  • Hyperion

  • Government contracting familiarity