Job Details

Lead Financial Auditor


Harris Corporation


Melbourne, FL 32901


Title: Lead Financial Auditor
Req ID: CHQ20181701-22851
Location: Melbourne, Florida 

Roles and Responsibilities

Under the general guidance of the Director, Financial/Operational Audit:
  • Perform or support financial/operational audits, with emphasis on assessment of internal controls, and particular focus on internal controls over financial reporting (SOX 404).
  • Independently and objectively plan and execute audits in accordance with professional auditing standards
  • Help determine audit scope and direction, develop audit programs and budget estimates, and perform walk through and test procedures to analyze key process and controls.
  • Effectively interact with and communicate results to auditees, audit management, business unit management and Corporate executive management.
  • Prepare written work papers and audit reports, documenting audit work performed, and expressing conclusions on control adequacy.
  • Assist with the annual Internal Control Self Assessment (ICSA) process by reviewing questionnaire content, serving as business unit ICSA liaison, analyzing ICSA responses and determining related audit follow-up activities.
  • Provide direct audit assistance to the external auditors, as assigned.
  • Perform special projects or reviews, as assigned.
  • Travel up to 25% including some international locations.

  • Minimum of 3 years Public Accounting experience.
  • 8 years of total related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • OR 6 years of total related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and an MBA (or Master's degree).
  • OR 4 years of total related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, MBA (or Master's degree) and a CPA or CIA.

  Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • CPA or CIA
  • Industry internal audit experience
  • Strong understanding of business process risks and internal controls.
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience leading financial audits and working knowledge of SOX requirements.

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.

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.

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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Minimum Clearance:
Intel Agency (NSA, CIA, FBI, etc)
25% - defined as 25% of your time traveling
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