United Technologies Corporation Audit Manager, Finance and Operations in Farmington, Connecticut

Job ID: 38140BR

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 and accounting experience through in-depth exposure to a fast-paced international business. 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 a tenure within the group. This group is seen as a premiere entry point into the business segments within UTC.

As an Audit Manager, you will perform reviews of critical business processes, evaluating effectiveness of internal controls and identifying potential process improvement opportunities. Specific job responsibilities include:

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

  • Assess risk of key business processes resulting in the preparation of audit plans and specific audit programs

  • Create process maps of significant financial, business and operational processes in order to identify potential internal control weaknesses and recommend opportunities for improvement

  • Prepare clear, concise audit reports

  • Present audit conclusions and recommendations to senior management


5-8 years of progressively responsible experience with Big 4 or regional public accounting firms, internal audit or government accounting with exposure to a manufacturing environment. Comparable UTC Finance and/or Accounting experience will also be considered.

Depending on the position, domestic and/or international travel may take between 40-60% of work time, and so applicants must be willing to commit to this travel schedule. Due to the international travel requirement, multiple language skills are an advantage to applicants. In particular, Spanish and Portuguese language abilities are desired.

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 skills and proven presentation skills.

Proactive and results/metrics driven.

*Multiple positions available.

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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.