AECOM Accounts Payable Specialist in Austin, Texas

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149359BR

Position Title Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Texas

City Austin

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 Shared Services

We support our employees globally by coordinating and managing the day-to-day operations of General Accounting, Human Resources, Administration, Marketing and Information Technology. We pride ourselves on ensuring we deliver the best customer service possible to our people while building trust and relationships with all of our constituents.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Accounts Payable Specialist for immediate employment in Austin, TX. The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for performing routine accounting work to support the various processes under Accounts Payable including imaging, vendor management, disbursements, employee expense reports and purchase cards.

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

  • Perform all aspects of accounts payable according to department policies and deadlines

  • Vendor Maintenance and setup; 1099 preparation and maintenance

  • Vendor invoice processing and check requests

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment

  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies

  • Assist with the incoming mail

  • Vendor payments (checks, wires, ACH transactions, virtual cards and bank portals)

  • Help desk - responsible for inquiries from both vendors and staff concerning the status of open invoices

  • Employee expense report processing

  • Processing and auditing monthly company credit card statements

  • Identify errors or discrepancies and resolve before processing

  • Assist in the month-end closing process and performs monthly reconciliations on asset accounts

  • Maintain accurate documentation in accordance with departmental guidelines

  • Provide accurate and effective document preparation and records management in accordance to record retention policies and laws

  • Maintain desktop procedure manual

  • Develop and apply creative solutions to business problems; champion innovation to improve business performance

  • Assist with other projects as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of Accounts Payable experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Proficient in Excel, Outlook and Word, data entry, and 10-key

  • Strong work ethic and a self-starter with excellentorganizational and time management skills

  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable

  • Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills

  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner; demonstrated success in customer service environment

  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Oracle ERP system and Sales Force, Kofax KTM

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

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.