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RTX Corporation Forensic Accounting and Compliance Specialist in Farmington, Connecticut

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United States of America


UTTX1: Corp Remote Office TX Remote Location , Houston, TX, 77064 USA

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RTX Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises three industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. Its 185,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

To realize our full potential, RTX is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

The following position is to join our RTX Corporate, Enterprise Services, Research Center or BBN team:

Forensic Accounting and Compliance Specialist

Description:The Forensic Accounting and Compliance Specialist position is an exciting and challenging opportunity to play an integral part in advancing the fraud prevention and detection goals and skill sets of the Internal Audit department.

Specifically, you will join the global Forensic Accounting and Compliance Team (FACT) that is focused on helping address complex and high-risk business issues and operational challenges in a collaborative, team-driven culture. This role will help develop solutions across the global enterprise to drive the department’s strategy to execute proactive forensic audits, compliance assessments, fraud risk identification and detection activities, and support with fraud investigations.

Domestic and international travel may be required 15-25%.


  • Obtain an understanding of financial, operational, and compliance risks through analysis of policies, procedures, transactional data, and supporting documents.

  • Develop workplans to identify potential internal control weaknesses, including testing design and operational effectiveness, to recommend performance improvement opportunities.

  • Own various audit project activities, including testing of evidence and identification of anomalies, by demonstrating high-quality execution and attention to detail.

  • Work effectively on an independent basis within a team setting to meet timelines and drive results.

  • Leverage technology and provide technology-oriented solutions in performing consistently changing daily activities.

  • Prepare high-quality workpapers that document the procedures performed and the testing results.

  • Prepare clear, concise project reports focusing on observations and recommendations and present in written and verbal form to senior management and other business leaders.

  • Learn, apply, and promote forensic skill sets among colleagues through knowledge sharing, mentoring, on-the-job coaching, and instructing on the use of related tools.

  • Promote a culture that embraces qualitative/quantitative-driven decisions and drive innovation to generate new ideas.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Self-starter with strong analytical and problem-solving skills that is motivated to lead and implement changes to enhance the department’s forensic and compliance capabilities.

  • Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to prioritize among multiple competing projects and initiatives.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work across multidisciplinary teams at all levels to develop actionable recommendations, present insights, and influence change.

  • Excellent attention to detail with focus on quality control and problem solving.

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner across all levels of the organization including remote Business Unit partners.

  • Knowledge / experience in project management, planning, and organizational skills.

  • Inquisitive mindset focusing on identifying risks and inefficiencies to drive process improvements.

  • Understanding of general business operations, including accounting, auditing, compliance, internal controls, financial analysis, policies and procedures, and technology.

  • Working towards advanced professional designations, such as CPA, CFE, CIA or Master’s degree.

  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are authorized to access information under this program/contract.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with fraud and compliance risks, such as those focusing on anti-corruption and risk assessments.

  • Experience with public accounting, internal audit, government accounting, or project management work.

  • Experience collaborating with and managing/supporting teams in a virtual environment across domestic and international locations.

  • Experience with data / statistical analysis tools such as Power BI, Tableau, SPSS or R.


  • This role is remote but if candidates are located near the offices of Dallas, TX, Boston, MA or Hartford, CT, then a hybrid work arrangement (1-2 days on site in the office) would be expected.

  • The position may be based in MA, CT, or TX, but consideration will also be given to remote and hybrid work.


  • Bachelor’s degree with substantive business understanding / foundation.

Typically requires:

  • A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years’ experience.

Engineering/Other Technical Positions:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement, and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

The salary range for this role is 77,000 USD - 163,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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.

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