Harris Computer Systems

  • Financial Analyst

    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/18/2018 9:48 AM)
    Job ID
    Supervisory Role
  • Position Overview




    Harris Corporate is seeking a Financial Analyst to work closely with fellow Analysts and the divisional Controller in providing financial support and analysis for the division. The successful applicant will be working in a Vertical Group 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

    • Understanding the divisional operations and how they drive the financial results;
    • Working with finance team (Ottawa) and business units (Canada/US) to meet reporting deadlines;
    • Forecasting, tracking & analyzing deferred maintenance, hardware, software and professional services revenue streams;
    • Managing the month-end and quarter-end close processes, by analyzing results, preparing journal entries and detailed balance sheet reconciliations 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;
    • Identifying, improving, and standardizing processes within Finance where possible;
    • Building effective relationships with and providing excellent customer service to the business unit(s); and
    • Special projects & ad hoc reporting as required by divisional Controller, EVP and VP’s.



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



    • Experience with Great Plains

    Company Overview

    Working for Harris is the perfect opportunity to fulfill your professional goals as well as achieve your personal goals and dreams! We are a financially strong, growing and stable company that offers employees the opportunity to learn and have fun! We empower our employees to make a difference and directly contribute to the success of the organization!

    Our employees enjoy a casual work environment that offers comfort while providing superior service to our customers. We offer a comprehensive benefit package as well as other additional “Perks”!

    Harris Computer 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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