Internal Auditor - Senior

General Atomics San Diego , CA 92140

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Job ID#: 17524BR

Company: General Atomics

Job Title: Internal Auditor - Senior

Job Category: Finance/Accounting, Legal/Regulatory Services

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Job Summary

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world's leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Internal Auditor to work within our Internal Audit team at our facility in Torrey Pines.


Under limited direction, this position is responsible for conducting reviews and investigations as assigned for compliance with corporate policies and procedures and government contracting regulations. Exercises considerable discretion and judgment when reviewing a variety of financial data, some of which contain confidential and sensitive information, which require tact and discretion in handling.

  • Evaluates employee compliance with the Company's policies and procedures. In coordination with other departments, investigates reports of suspected or potential noncompliant activity.

  • Researches, interprets and evaluates the Company's compliance with contractual requirements including government procurement regulations such as FAR, DFAR, DEAR and cost accounting standards (CAS).

  • Identifies, documents, summarizes reports and presents findings to senior management.

  • Requests corrective action plans where appropriate and verifies implementation of agreed-to corrective actions.

  • Provides advice and guidance to management regarding accounting, compliance matters and internal controls

  • Remains current on relevant company policies and procedures as well as state and federal laws and regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Participates in the development, revision, interpretation and execution of departmental practices and procedures and associated documentation.

  • Perform other financial or operational audits, internal reviews or other duties as required.

  • Analyzes and responds to regulatory questions from internal and external sources by interpreting Company policy, Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) guidance, and applicable governmental regulations.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Must be able to attain and maintain a DOD security clearance.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting and/or finance and ten or more years of progressive experience in accounting, finance, or similar fields, preferably at a government contractor. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must demonstrate a detailed expertise of government accounting theories, concepts and principles and experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts, as well as a thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, cost accounting standards (CAS), and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

  • Must have the ability to research and interpret regulatory compliance matters, including FAR and Agency supplements.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must possess excellent organizational skills including scheduling and coordinating multiple work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.

  • Must possess excellent analytical skills and the ability to develop solutions to a variety of problems of diverse scope and complexity.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interface with all levels of employees.

  • Must have the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Must be able to work independently or in a team environment.

  • Must be able to work extended hours and travel as required.

  • Must have excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, SAP expertise strongly preferred but not required).

Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25%

Clearance Required? No

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