Harris Corporation Accounting Analyst in Melbourne, Florida

Accounting Analyst 4/6/18--AccountingUSA - FL - Melbourne




Job ID: CHQ20180604-24198


Title: Accounting Analyst

REQ ID: CHQ20180604-24198

Location: Melbourne, Florida

Job Description:

This position is responsible for ensuring that all transactions are being recorded in company’s general ledger in accordance with US GAAP and ensuring accuracy and timeliness of the recorded data. This position involves preparing month-end journal entries and performing various account reconciliations, as well as preparing internal reports and analysis of the company’s financial results. This position will interact with other team members and functions to develop common processes and procedures across the business. The candidate must have the ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven environment for an operation with multiple locations.

Job Duties:

  • Perform account reconciliations with action plans for reconciling items.

  • Perform account analysis with identification and explanation of variances.

  • Ensure compliance with internal controls.

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial schedules.

  • Support internal and external audit requirements.

  • Build knowledge and working relationships to coordinate data sharing and improve processes/procedures.

  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting and assist with special projects as requested.


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting.

  • Six (6) years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

  • OR eight (4) years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and MBA/Master's degree.

  • Experience with financial close process and analysis.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • PeopleSoft experience.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Self-starter with a continuous improvement mentality.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel.

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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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.

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LocationUSA - FL - Melbourne