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Accounting Intern

Accounting Intern – See More Than Just Numbers!
At AAR, our purpose is #DoingItRight and to better connect the world; for our customers, our employees and community. Our Core Values help us differentiate ourselves in the global marketplace. In addition, AAR supports non-profits and organizations who work to improve society in primary areas such as: veterans and active military; education with an emphasis on STEM; health and wellness; and diversity/inclusion. As a member of our organization, you will have the opportunity to deliver your interpersonal skills and exemplify #DoingItRight for our operating businesses and corporate social responsibility.

The Company:
AAR is the largest independent aviation provider in the Americas and one of the largest in the world, providing commercial and expeditionary services. Our aftermarket expertise and award-winning solutions provide customers to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and maintain high levels of quality service. 

The Position: Our Wood Dale headquarters is seeking an Accounting Intern to provide support to the multiple functions within the accounting team.
  • Spend 10 weeks rotating through multiple departments including Corporate Accounting, Business Unit Accounting, Income and Indirect Taxes, and Internal Audit. 
  • Ability to enhance your professional growth through this development experience for future career opportunities at AAR.
  • The chance to utilize your skills in working with financial information through interactions, procedures, applications, and databases.
  • Gather and correlate basic financial information using established procedures and while adhering to our internal control framework.
  • Understand how multiple IT platforms interrelate to prepare general ledger account reconciliations and other procedures.

Performance Objectives:
  • Learning and Development: You will have the ability to take part in various learning and development opportunities with key people in the organization.
  • Project Management: Take ownership of a project for a real AAR scenario, working together with your intern peers and presenting to AAR Leadership with viable solutions.
  • Business Acumen: You will gain a solid understanding of how a global organization conducts business while learning the intricate details of the accounting team.
  • Working towards a bachelor’s degree and going into Senior year
  • GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Intermediate and/or advanced user proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Why Should You Apply?
  • AAR will provide you the tools, resources, and opportunity to grow within your professional career.
  • New age office with an on-site cafeteria and fitness center helps you with your work-life balance.
  • Ability to interact and learn from people at all levels, experiences, and backgrounds inside the organization.