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Businesses United Technologies Research Center Job ID 01280042 Date posted 01/10/2019 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

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RC1: United Tech Research Center 411 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT, 06108 USA

United Technologies Corporation (UTC; NYSC: UTX) is headquartered in Farmington, CT, just outside of Hartford, CT. We employ over 233,000 talented individuals globally, achieve net sales in excess of $60 billion, and invest $4B each year back into research & development activities. Our aerospace businesses include Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines and Collins Aerospace Systems – the combination of which make us the largest aerospace company in the world. Our commercial businesses include Otis elevators and escalators and UTC Climate, Controls & Security – a leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, fire and security systems and building automation controls.

United Technologies Corporation was founded by some of the world’s greatest inventors. We helped build the Second Industrial Revolution and brought about a century of urbanization and globalization. Now we need your help to build the next one.

Tech@UTC is the UTC technology organization, comprised of the global engineering function, several focused centers of expertise, our skunkworks organization – United Technologies Advanced Projects (UTAP), and our advanced Research & Development lab – United Technologies Research Center (UTRC). By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, we create smart, sustainable solutions that prove we can do the big things the right way. We put the “T” in UTC.

The United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) is the corporate research center of UTC, operating at the leading edge of commercial and military aviation, aerospace systems, climate control, elevator design, and security and fire protection. At UTRC, we create new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. We are a community of high performing inventors, innovators, thinkers, manufacturers, motivators, leaders, problem solvers, dreamers and achievers. We work with universities, external research organizations, and global business units to identify, develop and demonstrate innovative technology solutions, products, services and intelligent systems. We are looking for scientists and engineers who have a passion for innovation and a high tolerance for ambiguity. You must be an independent thinker and self-starter with a demonstrated ability to produce high-quality technical content by collaborating with fellow researchers and product specialists. You will have the opportunity to continuously develop and invent new technologies, products and processes. At UTRC, you’ll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that’s moving fast to shape the future of technology - one full of career opportunities and the chance to contribute and grow in a variety of ways. We are committed to recruiting and retaining the best and brightest people from the broadest and most diverse talent pool possible, so that we can serve our customers globally. If you have ideas, inspiration and expertise to continue developing products and systems that make the world a better place to live, then we have a great opportunity for you to contribute to our continued legacy of innovation.

United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) is seeking a Financial Planning Specialist to join its Finance team in providing financial analysis and support to a select group of UTRC Program Offices, Departments and CTO organizations. This role is a well-rounded position that requires interaction with almost every aspect of the organization such as Engineering, Director’s Office, Business Development, and Internal Finance. The role also interacts with financial departments at the other UTC business units.

  • Financial management of engineering projects within program offices, as applicable, with specific responsibilities to include:

Support the annual and monthly UTRC planning and budgeting processes Create monthly cost reports Support teams in tracking and reporting Earned Value Management System (EVMS) data Provide financial guidance to project leaders using various analysis of spend rates and project plans; and proactively raise issues for corrective action Provide program financial input to the Monthly Operating Review Present project financial performance to UTRC Senior Leadership quarterly Review invoices for accuracy prior to them being submitted for payment for work performed on U.S. Government contracts Complete Government financial reports as required by external U.S. Government contracts

  • Serve as the EH&S Ergonomic Auditor for Finance, ensuring that annual Ergonomic Risk Assessments are completed timely for each team member.
  • Identification, participation and support of continuous improvement activities and projects within the department; support UTRC in its pursuit to achieve ACE Gold
  • Participation in government and internal audits as required, including assisting management in developing corrective actions
  • Ad hoc and special projects

The preferred candidate will possess the following:

·Self- motivated

·Works well in a team environment

·A good communicator (written and oral)

·Strong analytical skills

·Detailed Oriented

·Able to manage multiple tasks

·Perform well under time constraints.

·BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or Business Management. MBA a plus.

·4-7 years of experience in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

·Earned Value Management System (EVMS) experience preferred

·Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

·Knowledge of SAP a strong plus

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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