Project Accountant - AECOM Tishman (New Orleans, Louisiana) - Military veterans preferred

2020-06-27
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


New Orleans
Louisiana
United States

United States of America - Louisiana, New Orleans

Job Summary

AECOM Tishman has delivered many of the most globally recognized, iconic buildings, defining the skylines of the world’s most notable and recognized cities. With a stellar reputation sustained over a century, we understand the distinctive challenges associated with delivering complex projects and offer unparalleled expertise to achieve our clients’ visions. From mega developments to super tall structures to luxury residential destinations, our teams of experts work in partnership with owners, design teams and community stakeholders on every project aspect – from preconstruction to turnover – to collaboratively develop and implement optimal plans for flawless execution.

Responsibilities include but not limited too:

  • Review approved contractor requisitions and vendor invoices; identify and correct items without sufficient or proper backup documentation; and enter information into the computerized system to generate monthly requisitions for the client.

  • Review and administer the Project with regard to the terms of the contract. Monitor and analyze the project profitability / risk for projects with savings components and / or guaranteed maximum prices.

  • Review and analyze past cost trends as well as project future costs. Incorporate this information along with current requisition data into the monthly cost report which is the tool used for monitoring project costs and analyzing profitability / risk.

  • Prepare monthly bank, revolving fund, and petty cash reconciliations. Must have a strong understanding of the cash balances for the Project at all times.

  • In some cases, serve as the Site Office Manager by supervising and training clerical employees. Ensure sufficient levels of office equipment, supplies, and furniture through periodic inventory checks and logs.

  • Review the contractor’s insurance certificates and requests for rate increases to ensure that they are in compliance with the terms of their contract. Monitor the contractor’s payment and performance bonds if required by contract.

  • Prepare field payroll worksheets based on payroll hours obtained from the Project Superintendent. This information is given to the main office payroll department so that payroll checks can be processed. Prepare and pay union fringe benefit reports based on the payroll information submitted.

  • Manage the disbursal of funds from the client’s revolving fund account in addition to making payments after the monthly requisition has been funded. Prepare special computerized reports as requested by management or the client.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + four years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • AA/AS (US) + six years of related experience or Diploma + six years of related experience or HS/GED + eight years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of various types of construction contracts such as Construction Management as Agent, Owner’s Representative, Guaranteed Maximum Price, Lump Sum, etc.

  • Ability to manage contractors’ expectations in order to keep them working when payments are delayed or not in the amount expected.

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)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 238109BR

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.