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Harris Corporation Finance Lead in Rochester, New York

Finance Lead 4/4/19OperationsUSA - NY - Rochester




Job ID: CS20192603-30651


Job Title – Lead, Finance

Job Location – Rochester, NY

Job Code – CS20192603-30651

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:

  • Provide comprehensive financial analysis and reporting for the operations management team. Includes forecasting and analysis of departmental expenses, capital and headcount capacity.

  • Prepare/deliver monthly financial reviews and performs adhoc analysis as required.

  • Review, analyze and provide explanation for operational efficiency metrics.

  • Investigate production variances as well as understanding the impact to inventory.

  • Working with manufacturing team to analyze Cost of Poor-Quality metrics to develop actions plans to drive down waste.

  • Provide support to manufacturing cost reduction teams to ensure initiatives are finically viable.

  • Provide analysis & reporting of the key product standard costs on an as-needed basis.

  • Review planning and forecasting methods used by operations finance team for efficiency, consistency & potential improvements.

  • Support internal & external audit requirements

  • Additional responsibilities may include PPV analysis and setting new product standard costs.

  • Provide ad hoc financial support & analysis. Make vs buy, new product introduction, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other related field and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience or Graduate Degree in Accounting, Finance or other related field and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience in cost accounting or operations/manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with PeopleSoft and an ERP system (Oracle/SAP/etc).

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

  • MBA or Masters degree beneficial.

  • Must be a self starter/quick learner with strong analytical skills utilizing advanced data analysis tools (pivot tables, access queries, etc).

  • Established interpersonal skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills as this position requires interaction with various areas of the business, including manufacturing, engineering, purchasing, product management, finance and management.

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.

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.

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 - NY - Rochester