United Technologies Corporation Specialist, Audit/Controls in Farmington, Connecticut

Job ID: 60499BR

City: Farmington

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Corporate Careers, Finance: Internal Audit

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

With revenues of approximately $57 billion, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is a Fortune 50 company that provides high technology products and services for the aerospace and commercial building industries. Our aerospace businesses include Pratt & Whitney and UTC Aerospace Systems. Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines. UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products.

Our commercial building businesses include Otis Elevator and Climate, Controls & Security. Otis is the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems. These companies are leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings.

Ranked among the world’s greenest companies, we do business in virtually every country of the world and have over 196,000 employees globally. Most importantly, UTC develops future business leaders.

UTC's internal audit teams conduct risk-based audits and recommend strategic solutions to the UTC business units. Working closely with business unit management, the Internal Audit group utilizes the latest audit techniques and technologies to ensure that they are conducting value-added audits.

The Staff Auditor position is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a dynamic audit professional who seeks to build on their existing audit, United States Government (USG) contract accounting, and regulatory experience through in-depth exposure to cutting edge aerospace businesses. The Internal Audit department is developmental in nature and employees are assisted in furthering career goals through training & development, strategic networking opportunities and eventual placement into critical business segment roles, after completing a two-year rotation. This group is seen as a premiere entry point into the business segments within UTC.

As a Staff Auditor, you will perform reviews of USG contracts and USG business systems and processes, evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls over regulatory requirements and identifying potential process improvement opportunities. Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Assess USG regulations and the impact to internal audit processes and procedures.

  • Execute risk based audits of key USG business systems and processes.

  • Identify internal control weaknesses and opportunities for improvement.

  • Prepare clear, concise audit reports.

  • Present audit conclusions and recommendations to management

Qualification:

Three to five years of progressively responsible experience with Big 4 or regional public accounting firms, or internal audit experience with exposure to a manufacturing environment.

  • Prior experience with or knowledge of DCAA (Defense Contractor Audit Agency), FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations), CAS (Cost Accounting Standards) and/or Export Control requirements.

  • Comparable UTC USG accounting experience or knowledge of UTC aerospace business unit operations will also be considered.

  • Domestic and/or international travel will average 10-20% of work time, and so applicants must be willing to commit to this travel schedule. Please note that this position is based in Farmington, CT.

  • Demonstrated leadership competencies with the ability to work effectively across all levels and functions within the business and can easily manage a co-source relationship with third party audit firm when applicable.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to facilitate diverse teams toward operational efficiencies.

  • Extensive knowledge/experience in project management, strong analytical/problem solving and organizational skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skill and proven presentation skills.

  • Proactive and results driven.

UTC offers exceptional salary and benefit packages to the individual who possesses a high energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic environment and who strives to exceed expectations. Due to nature of audit field work, the incumbent must be a US person.

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related business disciplines

  • CPA, MBA will be considered a strong plus, but not required

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Three to five years of progressively responsible experience with Big 4 or regional public accounting firms, or internal audit experience with exposure to a manufacturing environment.

  • Prior experience with or knowledge of DCAA (Defense Contractor Audit Agency), FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations), CAS (Cost Accounting Standards) and/or Export Control requirements.

  • Comparable UTC USG accounting experience or knowledge of UTC aerospace business unit operations will also be considered.

  • Domestic and/or international travel will average 10-20% of work time, and so applicants must be willing to commit to this travel schedule. Please note that this position is based in Farmington, CT.

  • Demonstrated leadership competencies with the ability to work effectively across all levels and functions within the business and can easily manage a co-source relationship with third party audit firm when applicable.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to facilitate diverse teams toward operational efficiencies.

  • Extensive knowledge/experience in project management, strong analytical/problem solving and organizational skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skill and proven presentation skills.

  • Proactive and results driven.

UTC offers exceptional salary and benefit packages to the individual who possesses a high energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic environment and who strives to exceed expectations. Due to nature of audit field work, the incumbent must be a US person.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.