AAR CORP INL Projects Controller (Program Controller)- Afghanistan in Afghanistan

Title: INL Projects Controller (Program Controller)- Afghanistan

Location: Afghanistan

Job Number: 5277


  • Responsible for supporting one or more project/engagement teams through successful management of both the financial analysis and reconciliation process and through the implementation of project management controls.

  • Provide engagement management knowledge for the entire project management team(s) by assisting with initiating and controlling organization and logistical aspects of projects.


  • Perform various financial analyses, such as reconciliations and variance analysis.

  • Prepare budgets and forecasts to track financial metrics such as revenue, expense, etc..

  • Interact periodically with senior level internal and external clients to present various analyses, discuss recommendations and provide project financial advice.

  • Partner with the INL and Airlift Group Controller to prepare client invoices and follow up with client offices on collections.

  • Manage and perform project management office (PMO) functional tasks and perform day-to-day contract management activities to include but not limited to: task orders, proposal capture and preparation.

  • Understand and utilize standard processes for project management, quality management, and risk management.

  • Contribute to the growth and development of the overall INL Division through active involvement in one or more division initiatives.

  • Implement/execute internal control and Project Controller processes.

  • Ensure compliance with applicable policies and procedures, Federal regulations and guidelines and contractual requirements.

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

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


B.A./B.S. degree.


  • Minimum of six (6) years experience in financial analysis or budgets.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint Project and Visio).

  • Strong mathematical and/or analytical abilities.

  • Experience managing a program with Earned Value (EVMS) requirements


  • Former experience in a Federal Professional Services Contracting environment is a plus

  • Experience with Costpoint



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