Senior Analyst, Audit (Internal Auditor)

Aerojet Rocketdyne   •  

Sacramento, CA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 21 days ago


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 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.

The right candidate should be able to:

  • Build management relationships by demonstrating professionalism with 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 on audit projects, which may include resources from our co-source partner.

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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

In the first 18 months, this position would lead the effort to transform the SOX Business Controls testing statement of work into a managed project. The position would then Project Manage the SOX Business Controls testing statement of work and would also lead/oversee projects from the annual Internal Audit Plan. Ultimately, this position will be 50/50 audit projects and SOX, as below.

50% - Assist in the development of the internal audit program, perform assigned audit procedures, and draft internal audit reports.

50% - Assist in supporting the company's compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) framework through the development of audit programs and leading the execution of SOX controls testing.


Requires a 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.

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.

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong experience in leading SOX Business Controls testing.
  • Strong financial accounting and internal control background.
  • Requires domestic travel of 10-20% annually to perform audits.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified or working towards a professional certification such as CPA, CIA, or CFE.
  • MBA desired.
  • Audit experience within a manufacturing, aerospace or government contracting environment.
  • Cost accounting experience.
  • Experience working at a public accounting firm performing audit and/or consulting projects
  • Experience auditing in an ERP Environment such as Oracle.
  • Experience with automated work paper systems such as TeamMate, Caseware, etc.
  • Experience with automated data analytics applications such as ACL, IDEA, etc.