AAR CORP Accounts Receivable Specialist in PALM BAY, Florida

Title: Accounts Receivable Specialist

Location: United States-Florida-Palm Bay

Job Number: 8700


Will provide comprehensive finance support to organization. Specific areas of responsibility include but are not limited to: Responsible for preparing invoices, journal entries, reports, gathering supporting documentation and tracking revenue.


  • Prepare and review billing and/or other related documentation for completeness and compliance with financial policies, procedures and contractual requirements.

  • Obtain appropriate supporting documentation and approvals for processing of payment or invoicing as required; perform calculations to determine appropriate processing schedules and amounts, and make modifications as necessary.

  • Collaborate with other team members in the department to research and retrieve accounting data; maintain relationships with other departments to research and acquire backup as required.

  • Create daily and monthly reports regarding cash position, account analysis, and revenue status.

  • Backup for daily and weekly revenue projections; able to analyze problems and suggest possible solutions.

  • Develop and maintain process documentation and appropriate metrics for these processes.

  • Generate and analyze cash reports and aging reports and identify open items and establish contact with customer/vendor to resolve aging issues.

  • Responsible for Financial Analysis to include: revenue forecasting analysis, financial schedules, spend plans, preparation of journal entries and GL account reconciliations.

  • Collaborate with management on budgets, deliverables to Corporate and external auditors on a quarterly and annual basis.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  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

  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.



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.


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


  • One (1) to three (3) years of Accounting or Finance experience.

  • Must be a team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment and be able to make sound business decisions.

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and financial/accounting software experience.

  • Excellent organizational, intrapersonal and communication (oral and written) skills. Must have planning and financial analysis problem solving skills.

  • Must work well independently, provide accurate and consistent documentation and analysis.

  • Prior Government Contracting experience.


  • Wide Area Workflow and My Invoice knowledge.

  • Government contracting software knowledge.

  • Prior Government Contracting accounts receivable experience


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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran