AECOM Senior Accountant in Aiken, South Carolina

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152108BR

Position Title Senior Accountant

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - South Carolina

City Aiken

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

Savannah River Remediation, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a Senior Accountant to be based in our Aiken, SC location.

Responsible for examining, analyzing, interpreting and maintaining the accounts and records of the company to ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), practices, and DOE orders. Interprets and applies rules and regulations issued by accounting and regulatory agencies. Compiles and analyzes financial and non-financial information to record transactions and review/verify accuracy of the data. Provides cost/benefit analyses and recommended courses of action.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Under limited supervision, analyzes complicated financial and non-financial data and provides insight on current trends, fluctuations and variances

  • Prepares income statement and balance sheet forecasts

  • Prepares financial slides for Board of Manager's presentations

  • Provides quarterly revenue and earnings variance analyses

  • Establishes and analyzes cost pools, allocations and variances

  • Prepares Incurred Cost Submissions

  • Develops provisional overhead rates

  • Monitors actual overhead rates against provisional rates, project final rates, and explains/details variances

  • Creates requirement documents to assist with development of IT applications for accounting processes

  • Prepares package for annual plan

  • Prepares month-end and quarter-end journal entries and other reconciliations

  • Performs month end and year end closing process

  • Acts as a point of contact for audits

  • Prepares lease vs buy analyses

  • Generates, analyzes and distributes monthly financial statements

  • Responds to data and audit requests through analysis and reporting of data

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with representatives throughout the organization

  • Extracts, uploads and integrates data from multiple systems

  • Develops internal project plans and schedules

  • May contribute to the development or revision of accounting policies and practices

  • Generates required financial reports including balance sheets, profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, disclosures, accounting schedules, filings and regulatory reports.

  • Other duties as assigned

Additional Information:

  • Relocation benefits are available for this position

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a minimum of 5+ years professional experience in the field of accounting

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.