Internal Auditor, SOX Compliance

| Chicago, IL, USA
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The Gogo Business Aviation Internal Auditor, SOX Compliance will be responsible for executing critical projects across key functions and processes in areas related to the following: Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, Business Process Reviews, Internal Controls Training and Awareness, Risk Assessments, Process Design, Operational Audits and Internal Controls testing.
Are you ready to work across the organization and engage employees at all levels to ensure an efficient and effective control environment? Ready to work "hands on" in a role that provides high visibility to management within an exciting and high growth business?
How will you make a difference?

  • Participate in and document risk assessments over key areas that can impact the control environment
  • Review and document the design of controls over key process areas and assess and identify potential improvements to the control structure
  • Perform testing of key controls and work with process and control owners to remediate control gaps identified, as needed
  • Contribute to internal audits of corporate functional areas as well as key processes. Identify and communicate process enhancements to management to drive efficiency and effectiveness of business operations
  • Work on key initiatives related to process and/or system design that impact financial reporting to ensure controls are designed into core processes and systems
    Prepare materials for ongoing status updates with management and quarterly Audit Committee meetings
  • Utilize the AuditBoard, a SOX compliance tool, to monitor and assist process and control owners with the timely and effective execution of their control responsibilities
  • Provide regular status updates to management and the external auditors on key matters pertaining to the control environment


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2-4 years of External/Internal Audit or SOX Compliance experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the COSO Control Framework, GAAP, and SOX Compliance
  • Must be willing to be in the Chicago, Illinois office 1-2 days per week

Required Skills, Experience, & Talents

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with others

Preferred Skills, Experience & Talents

  • Process Flowcharting skills (e.g., Visio) are desirable
  • Working towards, or have already earned, CPA or CIA certification(s)

We love work-life balance as much as you do! Gogo Business Aviation is a place that values our employees' time both in and out of the office. Our employees enjoy a hybrid in-office and work from home environment that is designed to give you the flexibility and space to collaborate with your team effectively while building the strong relationships that are a hallmark of our culture.
Equal Pay Disclosure(s)
Base Pay:
72,000.00 - 90,000.00 USD Annual
Target Annual Short-Term Incentive:
Bonus Plan at 5% (% of Annualized Base Pay)
Eligible for Incentive Stock Program:
Gogo offers competitive benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage with plans that can fit each employee's needs. We offer an immediate vesting 401k plan, paid time off and volunteer time off. Employees have the option to participate in an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Visit the Careers page on our website for more information at
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Gogo is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, working in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept of Equal Employment opportunity.
Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition, or disability.
The EEO is the law and is available here. Gogo participates in E-Verify (English and Spanish). Right to Work Statement (English and Spanish).

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An Insider's view of Gogo Business Aviation

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Being a leader in our industry, we are always on our toes to bring something new and reliable to our customers. Our focus now is Gogo 5G, aviation’s first and only 5G network. The idea behind this was to provide better and faster service to our customers. Working at Gogo gives a sense of confidence to solve complex challenges like this.


Lead Network Architect

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

My internship at Gogo began in 2012 while I was pursuing my graduate degree at The University of Colorado. In 2013, I started full-time as a Technical Business Analyst. From there, I progressed to Sr. Systems Analyst, Systems Engineering Manager, Software Development & Cyber Security Manager, then Director of Software Development and Corporate IT.


Director, Corporate IT and Software Development

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

At Gogo, we know good ideas can come from anywhere. Employees can submit feature ideas, leading to awesome innovations for our customers. When facing new problems, we pull together diverse teams to develop solutions. Innovation is in our DNA; we push the envelope to bring the best in-flight entertainment and connectivity to Business Aviation.


Director – Program Management Office, Systems Engineering, and System Verification

What are Gogo Business Aviation Perks + Benefits

Gogo Business Aviation Benefits Overview

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that provides the care you and your family need in order to lead healthy and productive lives. Some of the unique offerings we have include: company-sponsored events for you and your family like our Crawfish Boil and golf tournament; company equity for all employees; discretionary time off for exempt employees; mental health and wellness programs; equity grants for high performers, and more!

Volunteer in local community
Gogo Business Aviation participates in local volunteer activities with organizations that benefit our community & are meaningful to our employee like A Precious Child & Veterans Community Project.
Partners with nonprofits
Gogo Business Aviation partners with non-profits such as A Precious Child, Broomfield FISH, Veterans Community Project, and additional efforts through our Employee Resource Groups.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
In 2022, Gogo Business Aviation launched Employee Resource Groups to support and nurture our diverse team, like Pride at Gogo, Women of Gogo, and more.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Hardship benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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