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Senior Analyst, Audit (Internal Auditor)

Senior Analyst, Audit (Internal Auditor)

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Accounting & Finance - Other

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and


Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our growing internal audit team as a Senior Analyst, Audit (Internal Auditor) at our Sacramento, CA location.


You will be part of our audit staff and will report to the Senior Manager of Internal Audit. The right candidate will be responsible for performing various internal audit projects in accordance with the Company’s internal audit plan. Engagements are risk-based (not recurring, rotational projects) and include Operational, Financial, Compliance, Advisory, and Investigative examinations.


This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Work is performed under limited general direction.


95% - Assist in the development of the internal audit program, perform assigned audit procedures, and draft internal audit reports under the supervision of the Senior Manager of Internal Audit.

  • Build management relationships by demonstrating professionalism, a facilitative communication style and constructive responses to auditee needs.
  • Establish and maintain good auditee relations during all audit engagements by identifying the expectations of the auditee and taking actions to support the auditee through the experience.
  • Work both independently and with various cross-functional teams to manage audit projects including projects with resources from our co-source partner.

5% - Support recruiting activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance from an accredited institution and at least (6) six years of progressive financial and/or operational experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong financial accounting and internal control background.
  • Requires domestic travel of 10-20% annually to perform audits.
  • US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified or working towards a professional certification such as CPA or CIA.
  • MBA desired.
  • Audit experience within a manufacturing, aerospace or government contracting environment.
  • Cost accounting experience.
  • Experience working at a large auditing firm. 
  • Experience auditing in an ERP Environment such as Oracle.
  • Experience with automated work paper systems and data analytics.



Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.  May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat.  These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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