Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Specialist, Auditor (Senior Business Control Auditor)

    Location US-CA-Sacramento | US-CA-Canoga Park
    Job ID
    Accounting & Finance - Other
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas. Our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your outstanding work.


    Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks a Specialist, Auditor (Senior Business Controls Auditor) for our Sacramento or Canoga Park, CA office. You will be part of our Business Controls team with high visibility to the Company's Senior Financial Executives and Board of Directors. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Business Controls. Estimated 5-10% travel with potential increase based on company transactions. 

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    Under minimal direction:


    55% - Participates in the company’s compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and Government Contracting/Compliance framework, including:

    • gap analysis against compliance standards;
    • risk assessments of current control environment;
    • identifying, monitoring and developing audit programs;
    • testing the design and operating effectiveness of controls identified by management and outsourced services, as applicable;
    • remediation recommendations to mitigate risks identified.

     25% - Participates in operational and process review activities to improve the overall efficiency and integration of the Company’s control environment/architecture, including:

    • evaluating new processes and command media;
    • control automation, best practices and recommendations;
    • risk mitigation (this includes and is not limited to finance, information technology and business functions).

    10% - Participates in the Development of Company Accounting Policies and Procedures.


    5% - Responds and supports Chief Financial Officer requests associated with special projects and/or accounting initiatives.


    5% - Supports Merger, Acquisition and Divesture initiatives.


    Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or relevant formal education and ten (10) years of experience in progressive financial, information systems, audit, risk and operational experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information. Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.


    Desired Qualifications:

    • MBA degree.
    • Active CIA, CISA, CRISC, CISSP, CISM and/or CPA preferred.
    • Large accounting firm audit (including SOX) or SEC company compliance and/or audit experience.
    • Knowledge of Information Technology, automated application control and audit techniques (e.g., ACL and Oracle).
    • Experience in manufacturing accounting audits, information technology general controls audit and Government contracting experience.
    • Knowledge of IT relevant compliance standards; ITIL, NIST, COBIT.

    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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