Harris Corporation Senior Specialist, Accounting in Rochester, New York

Senior Specialist, Accounting 8/6/18--AccountingUSA - NY - Rochester




Job ID: SIS20180608-26413


Job Title: Senior Specialist, Accounting

Job Code: SIS20180608-26413

Job Location: Rochester, New York

Job Description:

During its 120-year history, Harris has transformed communications and information technology. Harris is a proven leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environmental solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence. From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, we provide mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world.

On the Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don't work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: we work here because we know what - and who - we're protecting! From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform - we're making the world a safer place!

Harris Corporation Space and Intelligence Systems has an opening for a Senior Specialist, Accounting to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Rochester, New York . The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Monthly journal entry and account reconciliation preparation

  • Perform monthly SOX controls ensuring consistent performance and appropriate outputs

  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting and querying data

  • Support internal control environment, both for SOX 404 and DFARS required business processes for fully CAS covered CAS410 Business

  • Partner with functional groups such as Shared Services, Financial Planning & Analysis, and Cost/Rate Analysis to ensure complete and accurate financial results for both government reporting and external reporting

  • Support application of Revenue recognition guidance

  • Assist with ad-hoc projects to deliver improved processes and controls

  • Act as a liaison to internal and external stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting fields and 6+ years of experience in accounting operations, audit, government and external reporting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in closing books, reconciling and analyzing general ledger accounts

  • Experience with Revenue Recognition including knowledge of ASC606

  • Aerospace and/or Government Defense Contractor Accounting Experience

  • Public accounting experience

  • CPA

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.

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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LocationUSA - NY - Rochester