Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Sr. Analyst, General Ledger Accounting

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    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. 

    Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks an Sr. Analyst, General Ledger (GL) Accounting for our Sacramento, CA office. This position reports to the Senior Manager, GL Accounting and will be part of the team responsible for providing rapid and high-quality financial information. This position works within tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including monthly general ledger, sub-ledger and overhead closings, balance sheet and income statement flux analysis and quarter and year-end audit preparation.


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

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)


    40% - Performs professional accounting activities for specialized and complex assignments.  Applies principles of accounting to prepare journal entries, reconcile balance sheet accounts and analyze financial information to ensure the accurate delivery of financial reports.


    25% - Monitors intercompany account activity and facilitates the timely resolution to intercompany out of balances.    


    15% - Supports Finance management with special projects as assigned, including but not limited to (i) assisting in the development and implementation of systems to enhance automation and workflow within the department, (ii) researching and providing recommendations to management regarding complex accounting issues and (iii) executing process improvement activities.   


    10% - Performs monthly and quarterly variance and ad hoc analyses, ensuring that all financial information is presented clearly, consistently, and on time.


    10% - Prepares and provides support of audit requests for external, internal and DCAA audits.




    Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and at least six (6) years of experience in general ledger accounting, account reconciliation, financial analysis and reporting (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).


    US 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.


    Additional Requirements:

    • Strong financial accounting and internal control background.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage projects
    • Ability to prioritize and meet critical deadlines.
    • Proficiency in Excel
    • Independent, self-motivated individual with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of Oracle EBS.
    • Professional certification, such as Certified Public Accountant.
    • MBA or other advanced degree.



    Work Environment and 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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