Senior Finance Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Los Angeles
United States

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

Design and Consulting Services (DCS), Americas, a division within AECOM, is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Project Finance Manager for immediate employment within the greater Los Angeles area.

Working with the finance team and business operations, the Senior Project Finance Manager is an active member of the finance leadership team reporting and partnering with regional operational leaders to deliver profit, cash, and DSO targets for their respective business line(s) project portfolios.

The Senior Project Finance Manager leads their respective business line(s)’ finance team that drives monthly and quarterly reporting cycles, performs complex financial and operational analysis to support short term and long range strategic plans and operating budgets, evaluates data, prepares forecasts, analyzes trends and presents results pertaining to operations.

We are seeking a proven high performer, a future finance leader who will advance quickly through our organization, with the ability to move into various finance roles besides project finance, including financial reporting, treasury, and controllership.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead a team of professional project finance analysts (project accountants) and liaise with other team members to oversee a specific business line(s)’ financial performance of +/- $200M annual Gross Revenue.

  • Serve as a business advisor to drive business performance and process improvement with a view to improving margins, cash flow, and enhancing statutory and fiduciary compliance.

  • Manage P&L and Balance Sheets for the responsible business lines and prepare financial information in conformance with US GAAP and SOX.

  • Produce financial results based on all projects in their responsible business line(s), working to strict deadlines, closely monitoring operational/performance milestones and metrics, while insuring the accuracy of financial reporting and the integrity of the financial reporting environment.

  • Identify risks and opportunities in the business lines and develop plans to mitigate and manage them.

  • Implement internal controls and participate in SOX compliance.

  • Ensure that company policy and risk management procedures are understood and implemented.

  • Coordinate with other functional departments (Legal, Tax, etc.) on issues related to business activities.

  • Manage working capital and related reporting; work with operations teams and the working capital manager and coordinate with regional and shared service working capital staff to meet DSO and cash flow objectives.

  • Lead responsible project accounting team to ensure timely and accurate preparation and upload of estimates at completion (EAC); validate the accuracy of revenue recognition at month end; coordinating responses to client audit requests; review significant project results and variances with the project accounting team, project managers and operational leadership teams.

  • Create a motivational work environment for team members and foster responsibility and accountability, and acknowledge strong performance and achievements.

  • Proven high-performer looking to advance quickly through our corporate finance organization, including but not limited to: external financial reporting, treasury, controllership, etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus ten (10) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Strong understanding of US GAAP revenue recognition and joint venture accounting and basic knowledge of GAAP required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Experience managing a team of people

  • 5+ years of experience working in a professional services environment.

  • Big four or government defense experience preferred.?

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. 218252BR

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.