Harris Computer Systems

  • Financial Analyst

    Job Location CA-ON-Ottawa
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/23/2017 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    Supervisory Role
    Percent of Travel Required
  • Position Overview






    Harris Corporate is seeking a Financial Analyst to work closely with the Business Unit Controller in providing financial support and analysis for the division. The successful applicant will be working in one of our Vertical groups along with a team of highly motivated individuals who are engaged in continuous improvement. This position is based in our Ottawa, Ontario Canada headquarters.

    Primary Functions

    As a Financial Analyst, you are instrumental to the success of Harris and the finance team. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Understanding the divisional operations and how they drive the financial results;
    • Assisting in the integration of new acquisitions;
    • Managing the month-end and quarter-end close processes, by analyzing results, preparing journal entries and detailed reconciliations for various accounts as well as reporting for senior management;
    • Preparing and reviewing invoicing requests as well as actively following up with the business unit on any unbilled milestones on active projects;
    • Using reporting software to forecast benefits, payroll taxes and depreciation as well as updating actual results for headcount, bookings and backlog;
    • Ensuring that established control procedures are in place and identifying control risks;
    • Working with finance team (Ottawa) and business units (Canada/US) to meet reporting deadlines;
    • Tracking & analyzing deferred maintenance, hardware, software and professional services revenue streams;
    • Assisting in the management of divisional work-in-process schedules and working capital including oversight of the collections process;
    • Providing support to the divisional Controller, EVP and VP’s as needed;
    • Identifying, improving, and standardizing processes within Finance where possible; and
    • Special projects & ad hoc reporting as required.


    To meet this challenge you must possess a high level of initiative and energy as required to succeed in a fast-paced evolving environment, as well as the following skills:

    • Excellent analytical, research and problem solving skills
    • Full ownership of work
    • Desire to take initiative
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Strong communication and people skills
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a rapidly changing business environment
    • Ability to work independently and balance competing demands
    • Works well in a team environment



    Preference will be given to candidates with any of the following:

    • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, or business
    • Enrollment or plan to enroll in a professional accounting designation program
    • Experience with Great Plains
    • Experience with new acquisitions
    • 5+ years of work experience in an accounting or finance environment

    Company Overview

    Harris is a member of the Constellation Software Inc. group of companies. Constellation Software is a rapidly growing conglomerate of vertical market software (VMS) companies; each focused upon dominating its respective market niche. Constellation's growth is based on a simple strategy: identify promising VMS firms; acquire them; and then integrate them into the Constellation family while building on their fundamental strengths to help them become world class organizations.

    Harris is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.



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