Harris Corporation Program Finance Analyst in Clifton, New Jersey

Program Finance Analyst 5/3/18--Program Finance, FinanceUSA - NJ - Clifton




Job ID: SIS20180305-24640


Program Financial Analyst

Job Code: SIS20180305-24640

Job Location: Clifton, NJ

Job Description:

  • Participates in the planning and implementation of a sound financial review and control function to assist Program Management in executing program finance and cost control responsibilities.

  • Develops an effective team relationship and provides needed support under the direction of the Program Finance Lead to Integrated Product Team Leaders (IPTs)/Work Flow Managers and/or Project Managers.

  • Assists in the development and documentation of the Project’s baseline plan.

  • Prepares manpower and dollar budgets for all functional elements (WBS) contributing cost input to the program; establishes and implements approved budgets.

  • Reviews cost factors to ensure consistency with company policy and past and current actual performance levels.

  • Prepares data necessary to support make or buy decisions.

  • Actively participates in bid preparation and review determines cost/price realism and supports negotiations to verify the accuracy and scope of the various segments of all bid cost elements.

  • Assists the Program Manager and team in handling daily operating problems as they affect program costs and the overall financial position.

  • Completes special assignments as required in support of the program, such as preparation of program/financial detailed reports.

  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of program financial cost elements as they pertain to the broader organizational financial results and impacts including project estimating, contract terms and revenue recognition


  • B.A. or B.S. in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Mathematics and 3+ years of experience in accounting/finance; or equivalent.

  • 1-2 years experience working for contractors with Federal Government projects

  • 1-2 years experience with Government reporting

  • 3+ years of Microsoft Excel with emphasis on advanced Excel skills.

  • 1 year knowledge of Earned Value Management, CAS and FAR

  • 1 year experience with project control functions: establishing baseline plans,c

  • ontrolling cost and schedule function,changemanagment, and demonstrated experience with proposal pricing and financial management tools

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience working in defense or aerospace companies is highly preferred

  • Experience working on Government programs and involved in Government reporting

  • MS Project, MPM, or other tools used with Earned Value Management is highly preferred

  • Proposal pricing experience

  • Software and costing concepts associated with Program Finance

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Results oriented mentality

  • Excellent teamwork / interpersonal skills

  • Detail oriented

Please be aware many of our positions require 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.

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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 .

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Expertise--Program Finance, Finance

LocationUSA - NJ - Clifton