AAR CORP Accountant in WOOD DALE, Illinois

Title: Accountant

Location: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

Job Number: 8268

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.

SUMMARY:

  • Control the General Ledger and be responsible for the account analysis/reconciliations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare, verify and control the AAR Distribution General Ledger and Monthly Consolidation Close.

  • Prepare and report daily sales and inventory balances for AAR Distribution.

  • Responsible for Account Analysis/Reconciliations.

  • Prepare AAR Distribution FRPs.

  • Prepare State Sales Taxes and Returns.

  • Prepare foreign representative commissions payments.

  • Miscellaneous projects as assigned or directed.

  • All other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Commitment to company values and ethics

  • Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

  • Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

  • Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared

  • Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

  • Analytical skills: must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving

  • Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • 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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 2 - 4 years of previous experience in a corporate accounting environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • 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.

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. Our newly remodeled Wood Dale office also has an on-site cafeteria and fitness center.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran