AAR CORP WASS Sr Financ Analyt Rotator in PALM BAY, Florida

Title: WASS Sr Financ Analyt Rotator

Location: United States-Florida-Palm Bay

Job Number: 8073


Responsible for some aspects of financial planning and analysis at AAR Airlift, including but not limited to: budgeting and forecasting, remote location controls, recurring financial analysis of results, financial analysis in support of strategic decision making, project specific financial analysis, capital planning and budgeting, proposal pricing, product line and customer profitability analysis, and ad hoc strategic analysis of various decisions and initiatives.


  • Provide financial training to persons at down range sites. Become site manager business partner

  • Conduct special studies to analyze financial actions and prepares recommendations for policies and procedures

  • Interpret and apply policies, government legislation and accounting theories

  • Ensure compliance with internal procedures and regulatory agencies

  • Responsible for administrative activities associated with estimate to complete (ETC) updates, research and correction of problems and general maintenance systems under direct supervision.

  • Assist with analyzing SBU performance to provide variances for bid, budget and forecast.

  • Assist with the preparation of audits and reports for both customer and management.

  • Run queries from databases to gather data assigned contract under SBU.

  • Review contract documents and correspondence for internal consistency and conformance with established procedures.-Maintain an open communication on the day-to-day activities of SBU with management to verify policies, procedures current and future operations.

  • Provide support to the companys strategic planning, financial planning and budgeting processes, ensuring that those exercises produce accurate and realistic plans for the business units.

  • Lead the preparation, Excel modeling, and analysis of government proposal pricing and cost gathering to include cost research and validation.

  • Liaise with department leaders to logically structure analysis of complex issues and develop creative solutions to business, financial, and operational challenges.

  • Partner with other departments to establish and report on strategic metrics. Also, assist with the creation and maintenance of meaningful dashboards and scorecards.

  • Analyze and report on strategic competitive data. Assist others with identifying appropriate benchmarks and explaining variances.

  • Provide analytical support to operational leaders in their assessment of capital expenditures, major projects and/or contracts to improve the business units operations and financial results.

  • Present the findings of various analyses to senior leadership.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • B.A./B.S. degree from a four-year college or university in a related field and/or combination of education and related experience.


  • At least one (1) year in a supervisory position or lead on a program.

  • Master in Business Administration (M.B.A)


  • Minimum six (6) years experience in finance of which four (4) must be specialized.

  • Aptitude for problem solving and strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to travel 90 plus percent of the time to down range sites

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with proven proficiency building complex models in Excel, with top notch standards in accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to logically structure analysis of complex issues and develop creative solutions to business and operational challenges.

  • Ability to successfully handle multiple and/or conflicting priorities under a stressful environment.

  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate, persuade, and take initiative.

  • A team player with outstanding interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of costpoint


  • Knowledgeable of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and supplements.

  • Understanding of Cost Accounting Standards.

  • Experience with government proposal pricing, programs, cost account management, Earned Value Management and Truth in Negotiations Act.

  • Experience in negotiation and customer support.

  • Ability to maintain strong customer relationships.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran