Project Accountant I - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New York City
New York
United States

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Project Accountant in the New York, NY office. The Project Accountant is responsible for financial and accounting administration on a portfolio of DCS projects in our region. The Finance & Accounting (F&A) function at AECOM serves as a strategic decision-making partner to the Design and Construction Services (DCS) Group within the New York Metro business unit. F&A helps drive business performance by providing financial planning and analysis, accounting, tax, audit, treasury, external financial reporting, investor relations and management reporting. The Project Accountant is responsible for financial and accounting administration on a portfolio of DCS projects in the New York region.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide financial oversight and support on a moderate risk, moderate volume portfolio with multiple projects

  • Engage in regular meetings with project managers and/or project delivery teams on the

  • status of projects

  • Participate in project review preparation,execution, and follow up

  • Assist Project Manager regularly with project setup, project monitoring, system updating and

  • closeout

  • Ensure all incurred costs are reflected accurately and in a timely manner on the project

  • Assist project manager with the preparation and update of the EAC (Estimate at completion) for

  • all active projects

  • Ensure that financial reporting for pending change orders are reflected correctly in system

  • Ensure that the current budget reflects approved as?sold contract margin plus all client approved

  • changes

  • Work proactively with project managers to monitor and correct project financial issues

  • Perform project analysis and prepare reports upon request for management review

  • Understand month end events to ensure they are prepared completely and processed accurately and

  • timely

  • Assist Project Accounting Manager with internal and external audit support as required

  • Follows established procedures in performing accounting duties of limited scope and complexity

  • requiring professional knowledge of accounting theory and principles

  • Displays knowledge and ability to apply standard techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a

  • sequence of related accounting tasks

  • Compiles information for posting to the general ledger; assist in the preparation of invoices.

  • Other duties assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

The F&A team prides itself in providing professional, accurate and actionable analysis, collaborating effectively with others, and taking ownership of our work; a self-starting attitude that exemplifies those qualities is a plus. Other useful qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree majoring in Accounting, Finance, or related field

  • An understanding of Percentage of Completion (POC) method of revenue recognition

  • Prior internship experience in a related field or industry

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, high-proficiency with Excel

  • Excellent communicator including the desire to ask questions and learn from co-workers

  • Ability to prioritize tasks with a commitment to completing tasks with urgency and within established

  • deadlines

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 205568BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.