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L3Harris Sr Associate, Program Finance in Nashville, Tennessee


Remote location considered

Job Summary:

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for performing various analyses on proposals, contracts and programs. This role is involved in supporting all phases of a contract, from proposal preparation through contract closeout. In addition, the analyst will be responsible for development and distribution of all financial reports to stakeholders throughout the organization. The analyst must also understand the requirements of their internal customers and provide useful, timely data to assist in the decision-making process. The Financial Analyst, Senior Associate Level is an intermediate professional with practical job knowledge, working under moderate supervision to set objectives for team and job area, achieving operational targets with impact on departmental results.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides financial analysis on programs (External/IR&D), including actuals, estimate to complete (ETC), estimate at complete (EAC) and Earned Value (EV) based on inputs from the program team for regularly occurring program reviews.

  • Monitors, analyzes, estimates and reports cost and schedule performance against baseline.

  • Prices proposals ranging in size and complexity, adding strategic value beyond the numbers themselves.

  • Converts cost proposals to contract budgets and performs financial budget tracking for contracts.

  • Participates in the bid process, by assisting program management & project engineering in establishing the cost accounts and earned value criteria for the program.

  • Ensures that actual cost reported agree to the general ledger and that all estimates provided by other functional organizations are properly supported.

  • Maintains current, accurate and complete files, which support the financial baselines being reported, including the quad chart content.

  • Adheres to L3Harris Sarbanes-Oxley Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFRs) for applicable cycles (EAC, Revenue, etc.) as well as L3Harris Corporate Accounting Policies.

  • Recommends and implements process improvements with regard to financial analysis and financial reporting.

  • Ad hoc analysis may be required.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field with 2 years minimum prior of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Proficient in MS Office

Preferred Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Expert level Excel skills highly desirable

  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint (ERP) and Deltek Cobra highly desirable

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Practical knowledge of financial analysis and contract support.

  • Highly proficient written/verbal communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks and assignments.

  • Desire to work with a can-do, get things done attitude necessary to maintain our awesome culture.

  • Able to meet schedules and time frames consistently.

  • Forward thinking and proactive, with the ability to anticipate the needs of Management.

  • Challenge the status quo when appropriate, and keep the best interests of L3Harris at the center of conclusions.

  • Possess a solid fundamental understanding of the outputs, specifically being able to communicate the logic to management as it applies to variances.

  • Have the ability to understand the requirements of their internal customers and provide useful, timely data to assist in the decision-making process.

  • Ability to maintain composure and a professional approach when dealing with internal and external customers.

  • Ability to focus on details with regard to procedure and workflow.

  • Ability to work under pressure and against tight deadlines.

  • Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively (both writing and verbally) with other departments and customers, both internal and external.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and develop strong working relationships with coworkers in other departments.

  • Highly organized, able to prioritize workload, and meet strict deadlines.

  • Able to think rationally, make independent decisions and understand the impact of an error in judgment.

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.

Physical Demands:

  • Required to sit for long periods of time

  • Infrequent light physical effort required

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse

  • May require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • As required by program needs

Work Environment:

  • Work performed in an office environment with others in close proximity

  • Working with computers, and other computer components

  • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside of normal working hours (evenings, weekends, holiday)

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.