full-time employee contract
Canada - Alberta, Calgary
AECOM is seeking an Accountant to join our Finance Team in Calgary, AB. This is a 4 month contract position on 5 day on 2 day off schedule.
This is a key contributor role that requires hands-on finance professional with must have solid project and operations finance accounting experience. The key areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to: accounting deliverables and reporting, project performance management, and forecasting.
Excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships at various levels within the organization
Resilient ‘can-do’ approach to work is crucial to be successful in this role
Analytical, self-motivated problem solver with ability to “think outside the box”
Ability to learn quickly and apply the knowledge to job at hand
Able to organize and prioritize demands, handle complex tasks, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast paced environment with multiple and competing demands
Comprehensive understanding of Operations & Maintenance Contract is required
Experience with large data, complex workbooks and ability to decipher trends quickly
Adaptable to an evolving organization
Responsible for accounting activities for the designated project including understanding of the job cost data capture, billings and sales agreements/contracts
Prepare accounting period-end entries and maintain the accounting records in accordance with policies and controls including preparation of relevant reconciliations
Preparation of the monthly financial performance report including management discussion comments, Variance analysis
Prepare 12-month rolling forecast
Administration of project set-up and closures in ERP system
Focal point of contact for the Operations Project / Site Manager related to any Finance & Accounting issue within specified scope.
Comply with US GAAP, SOX and AECOM standards, policies, processes and controls for all accounting activities.
Provide support and justification for audit requests
Collaborate with cross-functional groups when required
Other ad hoc inquiries as they arise
Conditions of Employment for this position are:
For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Background Check policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, the role must complete a satisfactory pre-employment Background Check. This may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian Criminal Record check, an Employment Verification and/or an Education and Accreditation Verification.
Qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, a position must provide evidence of a satisfactory Alcohol & Drug test in accordance with the Company's Alcohol & Drug Policy. In order to be valid, the test must have been conducted at the direction of AECOM - O&G Business Unit.
Bachelor’s Degree + 6 Years of Experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Experience with Financial ERP system (i.e. JDE, Oracle, CostPoint, CDMS)
Proficient Excel skills
Strong communication skills - Verbal and Written
Able to work independently and in a team environment
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Detail and results oriented individual with the ability to prioritize and multitask
Intermediate computer skills : MS office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
Able to travel, if and when required
College diploma or university degree in Accounting or Business is preferred
CPA or Equivalent (Candidates pursuing designation or Foreign designation may be considered)
Previous experience with project costing methodologies for project pursuits and proposals is preferred
Previous experience with system implementation is an asset
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 Construction Services
Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)
Position Status Temporary
Requisition/Vacancy No. 226854BR
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.