Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Senior Auditor, Government Accounting and Compliance in Sacramento, California


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Auditor, Government Accounting and Compliance to join our team in Sacramento, CA.

This role reports to the Sr. Manager, Government Accounting and Compliance over Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Business Systems and will be part of the team responsible for compliance monitoring activities related to DFARS business systems.

This position will utilize Finance, Accounting, and Auditing principles to support reviews for regulatory compliance and reporting. In addition, this position will review policies for compliance with DFARS, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) cost principles. Experience in DFARS Business Systems or Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) audits preferred, but not required.

What we can offer you:

Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne (

Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays.

Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical , Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness

Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match

Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program

Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.

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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

60% - Perform and coordinate audit fieldwork supporting business systems compliance across the Enterprise. Support Government Compliance personnel and process owners in evaluating internal controls, audit planning, and risk assessment for the operational effectiveness of government business systems.

  • Work with process owners to document process workflows and audit walkthroughs.

  • Conduct audit fieldwork in accordance with test plans.

  • Use different analysis techniques and tools to improve audit risk assessment procedures.

  • Administer database of audit controls, test plans, fieldwork, assignments, data requests and results.

  • Assimilate audit testing data to effectively summarize and communicate findings to management.

30% - Coordinate with multiple departments in order to meet audit deliverables to Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) during business system audits. Involved in tracking and monitoring requests from and responses to audit agencies in a timely and manner to ensure compliance with requests for information.

10 % - Participates in the development and modification of policies, procedures, internal controls and practices to ensure that changes are successfully implemented and meet overall business objectives and required regulatory standards. Support training efforts within the scope of the Regulatory Compliance Program.

Position will also:

  • Use a variety of Aerojet Rocketdyne electronic business systems and software tools to obtain, organize, and present relevant business data for management. Oracle Financial experience preferred, but not required.

  • Establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships within the department, other Aerojet Rocketdyne Centers of Excellence, and internal and external auditors including DCAA and DCMA.

  • Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive, collaborative and productive work environment.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline and six (6) or more years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Internal / External Financial or Compliance Audit experience preferred, but not required.

Government Contractor experience preferred, but not required.

Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must 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.

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.

Pay range for this position:

69,500 - 102,166 per year

Note about pay range:

Pay range for this job level is a general guideline only for California and/or Washington State and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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Location US-CA-Sacramento

Job ID 21264

Zip 95813

Category Accounting & Finance - Other

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? Hybrid