Risk Manager

General Atomics San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 3 months ago

Job ID#: 20666BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Job Title: Risk Manager

Job Category: Finance/Accounting

City: San Diego

State: California

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

Job Summary

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

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 a Risk Manager to work within our Accounting and Finance team, located in Poway, CA. This position will reports to a finance/accounting manager and is responsible for executing projects and managing identified issues to resolution.


  • Assesses business system readiness.

  • Leverages subject matter expertise to design effective management review/monitoring procedures considering risks and available resources.

  • Develops experience across a broad spectrum of business/financial activities and functions to assess and communicate business risks.

  • Collaborates with business owners for assigned projects over accounting operations, procurement, material management, cost accounting, and/or financial reporting. Evaluate accounting/financial/operational practices.

  • Internally, ensures quality work products and provide mentorship to supplement Risk Accountants' continuous technical and professional development.

  • Supports the implementation of the COSO framework.

  • Researches complex accounting and defense industry technical issues (e.g. cost accounting standards and FAR).

  • Manages Risk Accountants and reviews work.

  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to maintain adequate professional talent to ensure business excellence.

  • Performs risk assessments and evaluate completeness and accuracy of management objectives (e.g. Accounting System compliance requirements).

  • Reviews, prepares and/or presents corrective action requests, including developing quality recommendations and innovative solutions.

  • Serves in an advisory role with internal customers from finance, program, and operations to remediate financial control deficiencies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting or related professional degree and an active CPA license.

  • Eleven or more years of combined and progressively complex auditing and accounting experience with at least five of those years in management.

  • This CPA must have completed a minimum of two years of senior auditor experience in attest services.

  • Also requires defense contracting and/or manufacturing industry experience. Must demonstrate a complete understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles, auditing concepts and techniques, and accounting information systems.

  • Good understanding of cost accounting standards, FAR, and ERP systems.

  • Experience negotiating accounting issues with government agencies is highly desirable.

  • Must be able to resolve complex management and finance/accounting problems; and be an expert in one or more finance/accounting management areas.

Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25%

Clearance Required? No

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