AAR CORP WASS Sr Acct IS Administrator in PALM BAY, Florida

Title: WASS Sr Acct IS Administrator

Location: United States-Florida-Palm Bay

Job Number: 7634


Key role for translation of contractual requirements into the Costpoint ERP system. Works closely with all functions, especially Contracts, Accounting and Program Office.


  • Serves as a translator for converting contractual requirements for accumulating costs, financial requirements for cost and revenue recognition into an efficient project setup.

  • Provides both analytical and functional support to the user base and regularly teams within the Controller, Contracts and IT organizations to troubleshoot operational issues.

  • Responsible for project setup process.

  • Coordinates with Program Analysts for administration of Project Workforce.

  • Works closely with Contracts to administer the Contract Closeout process.

  • Coordinates system and process improvements in accounting with IT System Administrator.

  • Collaborates with finance staff and other departments on special projects.

  • Identifies potential problems or areas for improvement and provides solutions.

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in an ERP financial system.


  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or Information Systems


  • Minimum two (2) years experience as a user in a financial ERP system plus six (6) or more years in a financial or technical position.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail in any role.


  • Experience working in Deltek and Costpoint as an end-user, strongly preferred



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