Aerojet Rocketdyne Analyst, Audit (Business Controls Auditor) in Sacramento, California


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, Auditor ( Business Controls Auditor) for our Sacramento, CA facility. 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 Manager of Business Controls. Estimated 5-10% travel with potential increase based on company transactions.

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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Under general supervision:

55% - Supporting the company’s compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and Government Contracting/Compliance framework, including; identifying, monitoring, developing audit programs, and testing operating effectiveness of controls identified by management.

25% - Supporting 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, developing audit programs, and testing effectiveness of specific activities to support the implementation of process improvements and best practices.

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

5% - Responding to and supporting VP Controller requests associated with special projects and/or accounting initiatives.

5% - Supporting Merger, Acquisition and Divesture initiatives.


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

Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). 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:

  • CPA strong preferred. CIA and MBA desired.

  • Large accounting firm (including SOX) experience desired.

  • Knowledge of Information Technology and automated audit techniques (e.g., ACL and Oracle) preferred.

  • Experience in manufacturing accounting audits and Government contracting 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.

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you!

We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or theinterview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department at

Job ID 13948

Zip 95813

Category Accounting & Finance - Other