United Technologies Corporation USG Audit Manager in Farmington, Connecticut

Job ID: 44699BR

City: Farmington

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Finance, Central Functions

Job Type: Full-Time


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 Audit Manager 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 an Audit Manager, 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:

Lead risk based audits, manage 1-4 auditors per engagement

  • Assess USG contracting accounting, business system, and regulatory risk resulting in the preparation and execution of specific audit programs.

  • Identify internal control weaknesses and opportunities for improvement.

  • Create process maps of significant financial, business and operational processes in order to recommend opportunities for improvement.

  • Prepare clear, concise audit reports.

  • Present audit conclusions and recommendations to management


  • Five to eight 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

  • Domestic and/or international travel will average 15-25% 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.

  • 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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.