Operations Finance Business Partner
L3HARRIS WESCAM Division
About L3HARRIS WESCAM
As a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies and within the Integrated Mission Systems Segment, the WESCAM division develops the most advanced optical sensor and targeting systems for global defense and military sectors, National Security, Search & Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies. From long-range covert surveillance missions to search and rescue operations, our MX-series systems, and the mission systems solutions they are a part of, produce stabilized high-magnification electro-optical and infrared images from airborne, marine and ground based platforms, enabling our customers to see first and act first.
About the Role
We are currently seeking a detail oriented and energetic team player to support the growth of our business. You will be responsible for supporting the Operations department at the WESCAM Division. This is a diverse position that would be appealing to a self‐starter who enjoys a varied workload and the opportunity to apply their knowledge in differing business environments. The position provides targeted KPI reporting and financial guidance for the entire Operations Leadership team on a monthly and quarterly basis as well as ongoing decision-making. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to take true ownership of this area of expertise for L3Harris WESCAM’s finance team.
·Prepare all Financial Planning and Analysis reporting as required by Finance and Operations Leadership Teams
oDevelops key analytics describing business changes etc.
oRecommend changes to standard reporting to accurately highlight key business issues
oFirst point of contact for Operations-related questions to support Corporate reporting
·Lead the annual financial operating plan process for Operations Departments
oCoordinate all suppliers and customers of the process for successful execution
oLead and prepare all Corporate reporting requirements
oAnalyze and effectively communicate insightful conclusions about the business
·Lead and continuously improve the Monthly Financial Review (MFR) process
oReview, analyze and add insights to actual and forecast data regarding cash flow and working capital
oLead and prepare reporting around cash flow and working capital
oSupport and build relationships with key customers in multiple functional areas
·Ownership of indirect / overhead expense analysis and reporting
·Understand and incorporate the entire financial picture in all analysis and reporting above
oConsider orders and revenue, but also cash, foreign exchange, balance sheet, etc.
·Identify and implement continuous improvement projects
·Lead stewardship of continuous improvement projects across the company
·Prepare various scheduled and ad-hoc analyses and reports, particularly around the manufacturing schedule and build plan
·Financial modeling and financial statement analysis
·Prior experience in planning & budgeting preferred
·Strong presentation capability to Senior Leaders
·Ability to develop strong working relationships with related key managers and support staff
·Work consists of making significant improvements of processes, systems, solutions, or products to enhance performance of job area with a strong focus on continuous improvement
·Time management and organizational skills
·Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills
·Advanced Excel skills
·Advanced knowledge in other MS Office suite software (PowerPoint, Word)
·Attention to detail and inquisitiveness. If something does not make sense, you actively dig in until it does
·Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·Excellent ERP navigation skills (knowledge of ERP LN an asset)
·Knowledge of database concepts, capabilities, and consolidating big data
·Basic relational database knowledge and SQL preferred, not mandatory
·Basic knowledge of Power Query considered an asset
·Basic knowledge of dashboard software like Tableau and Power BI considered an asset
·Open, honest customer-centric attitude
Desired Education and Experiences
·Requires strong knowledge of job area.
·Typically viewed as having a specialty within discipline.
·May have broad knowledge of project management.
·Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Or a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
oIn lieu of a degree, minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.
·CPA designation preferred
About L3Harris Technologies
In July 2019 – L3 Technologies and Harris Corp merged to become L3Harris Technologies, becoming an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains.
Our customers perform on the world’s most challenging front lines. They trust us to keep them prepared for what’s next.We combine speed, innovation and flawless execution to give people confidence and security in the world ahead.
As we relentlessly pursue new ideas, we know that everything we bring to market must deliver, without fail, every time. The urgency of our quest is matched by our commitment to the people we serve. In a world of ever accelerating change, threat environments move fast. We move forward faster, delivering industry-leading value.
Organized into four segments – Integrated Mission Systems, Communications Systems, Space & Airborne Systems and Aviation Systems – L3Harris Technologies employs over 50,000 people worldwide in over 130 countries with annual revenues approximately $17 billion.
To learn more, visit https://www.l3harris.com/capabilities