AAR CORP Accounts Receivable Manager in PALM BAY, Florida

Title: Accounts Receivable Manager

Location: United States-Florida-Palm Bay

Job Number: 8059

AAR is a leading provider of aviation services to the worldwide commercial aerospace and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad menu of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. We are a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value. At AAR we are committed to doing it right, and we have built our core values based on that premise.


  • Responsible for supervising the daily accounting activities related to Accounts Receivable and Revenue.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and approve bills, invoices, journal entries and other items to determine if appropriate supporting documentation and approvals are present for completeness and compliance with financial policies, procedures and contractual requirements.

  • Manage timely and accurate invoicing for government and other contracts to include fixed fee, time and materials, cost reimbursable.

  • Develop and analyze revenue forecasts frequently; compare to budget, forecast and previous estimates and explain variances in summary and detail.

  • Determine priorities in functional area, identify risks and issues, and coordinate with internal managers and external parties to resolve as required.

  • Responsible for Month-End close processes: analyze financial statements, ensure all transactions, journal entries and accruals are entered on time and prepare monthly reports.

  • Supervise and train staff; maintain procedures and work with other departments to increase cross-functional communication and understanding.

  • Manage intercompany relationships; ensure that transactions are documented and recorded appropriately and that management at related parties are properly informed.

  • Act as a liaison with internal and external auditors, prepare and review internal schedules and analysis provided to auditors and maintain audit files.

  • Responsible for training and reviewing others work and perform other duties and ad-hoc analysis as assigned by management.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Required: Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline from an accredited college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Preferred: Masters in Business Administration

Skills & Experience:


  • Able to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel.


  • Five (5) years of related experience.

  • Lawson experience.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • This individual will have sound business acumen and be responsible for financial reporting, analysis, and planning.


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.

  • The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting.

  • Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

Core Competencies:

  • Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  • Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  • Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  • Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  • Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  • Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  • Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  • Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  • Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  • Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  • Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model

  • Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  • Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as, opportunities for professional development and growth.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through the career section on www.aarcorp.com.

AAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.