Harris Corporation Finance Specialist in Roanoke, Virginia

Finance Specialist 1/2/19--AccountingUSA - VA - Roanoke




Job ID: CS20190201-29432


Job Title – Finance Specialist

Job Location – Roanoke, VA

Job Code – CS20190201-29432

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. Learn more at Harris.com at https://www.harris.com/ .

Job Description:

Perform a combination of Finance and Accounting duties around general ledger management and forecasting

This role requires a flexible candidate with an interest in financial reporting and general ledger responsibilities with emphasis on supporting internal controls (SOX). There may also be opportunities to assist with forecasting. This position includes work related to and responsibility for:

  • Leading the financial close reporting process to ensure deadlines are met

  • Inter company accounting and reconciliation

  • Assisting and preparing financial reports

  • Preparation of various annual tax filings

  • Assist in/Prepare quarterly/annual audit reporting and audits

  • Assist with periodic inventory cycle counts and quarterly physical counts

  • Assist with payroll processing

  • Assist with/Review month-end and quarterly journal entry preparation, posting and account reconciliations


Bachelor's degree (Accounting or related field) and a minimum of 4 years prior relevant experience; or graduate degree and a minimum of 2 years related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • CPA preferred

  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Reporting

  • Prior experience forecasting

  • Cost Accounting with experience in settling product cost

  • Experience with background in tax filings (local sales and use, property, etc.)

  • Relevant work experience in Accounting/Finance

  • Intermediate to Advanced Skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with a general ledger package software

  • Team player with the ability to work independently     

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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LocationUSA - VA - Roanoke