Audit Associate Jobs in East Aurora, NY at Astronics Corporation
Title: Audit Associate
Company: Astronics Corporation
Location: East Aurora, NY
130 Commerce Way
East Aurora, NY 14052
Job Title:Audit Associate
Reports to: Director of Internal Audit
What to Expect:
Are you an auditor looking for an opportunity to get your foot in the door of a great company with a more reasonable work schedule and flexibility? We are a publicly traded global aerospace company looking for an Audit Associate to join our team at the Global Headquarters in East Aurora, NY. We are a dynamic manufacturer providing solutions for the aviation and aerospace market in commercial air transport, business/private jet, and military spaces.
The Astronics Internal Audit team is a professional and independent function that also collaborates with management to provide valuable consultation. We invest in market-leading Governance, Risk and Compliance tools to streamline our audits and better address the needs and expectations of key stakeholders. We value continuing education and professional development.
Reporting to the Director of Internal Audit, an Audit Associate is an essential part of the Company’s compliance function, joining a positive and collaborative corporate team. This position will work with corporate and divisional management to assess the effectiveness of internal control by carrying out the annual audit plan with the internal audit team, provide valuable insight on process/control improvements, and assist in other special projects as needed. Our corporate team is made up of highly motivated and experienced individuals who excel in challenging situations while also promoting a positive work environment and work-life balance.
We offer a 9/80 work schedule where you can have every other Friday off with a slightly longer workday throughout the remaining weekdays. Our corporate office is currently hybrid remote. You will be offered benefits starting the first of the month following your hire date, including paid holidays with a company shutdown during Christmas week, health/vision/dental insurance, quarterly bonus based on overall company profitability, 401(k) with 3% company contribution, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and other great benefits.
What You’ll Do:
An Audit Associate assists with the development of corporate, divisional, and functional internal audit plans in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 (SOX) and with the development/evaluation/update of divisional risk and control matrices; evaluates both SOX and operational controls for effectiveness and compliance with corporate and divisional policies; prepares audit workpapers and testing programs that clearly document the execution of the annual internal audit plan; communicates audit findings to Internal Audit and divisional management; develops effective and efficient remediation plans for issues identified; and cultivates strong, positive working relationships with management teams across the organization; travel for in-person interaction with key division leadership approximately 10-15% of the year.
What You’ll Bring:
A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field; a minimum 2-3 years auditing experience in public accounting and/or internal auditing, preferably in a public manufacturing company environment; current or planned professional certification (CPA preferred); strong MS Office skills; an understanding of US accounting principles, auditing standards, and internal control concepts for a public company, including an entry-level understanding of IT c…