Senior Associate, Program Finance

  • Harris Corporation
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • May 31, 2019
Full-time Data Analysis Data Modeling Excel Finance Forecasting Program Management Project Management Security Clearance

Job Description

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems.

Job Description:

  • Provide comprehensive financial metrics and forecasts to program managers, finance department, and senior staff while maintaining cost and schedule controls in alignment w/profitability targets.
  • Develop, communicate, and recommend action plans with program teams to ensure financial targets and program goals are achieved; elevate critical issues/recommendations to management to ensure proactive resolution.
  • Be recognized as resident financial expert on assigned programs and contribute/lead the advancement of financial support/reporting initiatives.
  • Monitors division and department adherence to approved processes and audit requirements (support US Government audit activities).
  • Activities could include assist/support US Government pricing efforts as required:

                 -Financial presentation of opportunities and their respective returns

                 -Financial models/analysis for new products, markets, or ops

                 -Comprehensive review of costs, risks, and opportunities


  • Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 2 years related finance experience or, MBA with a minimum of 1 year related finance experience or, a MBA and CPA with 0 to 1 year related finance experience. 

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with PeopleSoft General Ledger
  • General Accounting (AP/AR); Cost Accounting knowledge preferred
  • Must be a self-starter with strong analytical skills. Forecasting experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint
  • Relevant experience in the following areas: financial assessment and analysis, revenue & cost forecasts, and budget management.
  • Must be able to accurately project and monitor fiscal year P&L performance, for U.S. Government.
  • Preferred experience in the following areas: program/project management, contract administration, U.S. Government procurement/acquisition/contracting, U.S. Government audit, and FARs/DFARs.
  • Demonstrated experience with financial presentations to senior management is a plus.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. 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 Harris Corporation 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.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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