AAR CORP Corporate Accounting Intern in WOOD DALE, Illinois

Title: Corporate Accounting Intern

Location: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

Job Number: 8858

Corporate Accounting Intern:


AAR is a leading provider of aviation services to the worldwide commercial aerospace and government/defense industries. AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include parts supply; OEM parts distribution; supply chain programs; customer fleet management and operations; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; engineering services and component repair. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions; and composite manufacturing operations.

At AAR we are committed to Doing It Right, and we have built our core values based on that premise. Our more than 6,000 employees in over 20 countries are aligned with this purpose including those in our newly remodeled Wood Dale, IL world headquarters where we are currently searching for Summer Interns.

The Accounting Intern will provide support to our various financial-related teams while learning how each function operates. You will spend time with Accounting, Finance, Tax, Treasury, and Internal Audit. The internship will commence in early June 2019 and end in early August 2019. The schedule will be 40 hrs. per week, Monday through Friday.


  • Gather and correlate basic financial information using established procedures.

  • Manage data migration from financial planning application to financial database.

  • Work with other members of the department to learn how the department functions within the company.

  • Attend seminars and meetings as assigned.

  • You will have the support, guidance and supervision from an assigned mentor.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • 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

  • Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

  • Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared

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

  • Continuous learning: ability to learn new procedures and adapt to change



  • Working towards a Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Accounting from four-year College or university; must be at least going into their senior year.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • GPA of 3.0 or better

  • Intermediate and/or advanced user proficiency in MS Excel.


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.

AAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.