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Internal Audit Associate - Fixed Term/Part Time

Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab

Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

About The Role

Rocket Lab is a vertically integrated provider of small launch services, satellites, and spacecraft components. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. Our team is over 1,500 people strong and we’re adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core – every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented.

Life at Rocket Lab

Internal Audit Associate - Fixed term/Part Time

What You'll get to do:

  • Collaborate with process owners to understand business processes, including the inherent risks and the internal controls to mitigate them.
  • Execute SOX internal controls testing, including but not limited to, developing requests for information, performing testing, and communicating potential audit findings to the Internal Audit team.
  • Facilitate requests from the external auditor, as needed.
  • Participate in weekly meetings to provide status updates for internal controls testing and other assigned work to the Internal Audit team.

You'll being these qualifications:

  • Highschool Diploma/GED and 2+ years of experience -OR- currently enrolled student as a Sophomore or Junior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

These Qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Prior internship/co-op experience is recommended, but not required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office products and video conferencing tools
  • Good listening skills, maintains a sense of urgency to complete tasks, organizational skills, and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must demonstrate professionalism and ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Should have an outgoing, inquisitive personality and a willingness to pursue full understanding of the topics being discussed

The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the California Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience.

In addition to base salary, Rocket Lab offers a comprehensive total compensation package based on individual qualifications and experience, which may include cash or equity incentives. Employees will also be eligible for medical, dental, vision coverage, 401(k) retirement plan options, and to purchase discounted stock through Rocket Lab's Employee Stock Purchase Program.

Base Pay Range (CA Only)
$25$25 USD

Important information:


To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. person as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations fromthe U.S Department of State.

Rocket Lab provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment at Rocket Lab, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant. These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States' International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality. For more information on these Regulations, click here ITAR Regulations.

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