Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Analyst, Finance Process Excellence

    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. Our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your outstanding work.


    Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks an Analyst, Finance Process Excellence for our Sacramento, CA office. You will be part of our finance team with high visibility to the Company's Senior Financial Executives and Board of Directors. This position reports to the Manager of SOX Compliance and Process Excellence. Estimated 5-10% travel with potential increase based on Company activity. 


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

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    Works under general supervision.


    50% - SOX Compliance: Supports the Company’s compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and Government Contracting/Compliance framework, including; performing financial statement risk assessments; design, implementation, and enhancing control environment; assessing the impact of any identified control deficiencies; and supporting management in the development and monitoring of corrective action plans to remediate any identified control deficiencies.


    35% - Process Excellence: Work with business partners to identify opportunities to optimize financial processes, improve overall control environment, and reduce cost.  Support projects to develop and implement identified opportunities including driving engagement with information technology teams. 


    10% - Supports the development of the Company's Accounting Policies and Procedures.


    5% - Responds to and supports the VP & Controller’s requests associated with special projects and/or accounting initiatives.


    Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and at least three (3) years of progressive financial, audit, and operational experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    U.S. 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:

    • CPA preferred. CIA and MBA desired.
    • Large accounting firm (including SOX) experience desired.
    • Knowledge of Information Technology and ERP environments a plus.
    • Finance process optimization experience a plus.

    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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