AECOM Finance Manager in Monterey Park, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147116BR

Position Title Finance Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Monterey Park

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

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Finance Manager for immediate employment at a client site in the LA Metro area. The Financial Manager manages Program plans and directs all functions of Program accounting, financial planning, control, reporting, and operation of fiscal systems. This includes compliance with government accounting standards, bonds, California law, and contracts. This position oversees fiscal procedures and risk management to efficiently facilitate management decisions and operations. This role will be a key member of the leadership team responsible for influencing strategy, creating effective and efficient processes, overseeing execution against performance goals, and developing talent across the Program.


  • Overall accountability for the accounting and FP&A functions for the Program

  • Manage monthly and yearly accounting close process

  • Manage and guide the overall forecast, budget, and expense planning process, providing leadership and ensuring ownership of budget and results

  • Ensure the effectiveness and integrity of the Program’s systems of internal control

  • Manage and provide leadership to the broader finance team and direct reports (accountants and analysts) responsible for financial reporting, accounting, and planning & analysis

  • Assess priorities, assign and direct work, and ensure there is accuracy and integrity behind work performed and information disseminated

  • Coach, mentor, and assess the finance team

  • Translate financial data into value added business information enabling leadership to better manage risks, costs, gaps, and identify opportunities

  • Manage all cost center expenses and help business partners make better informed spending decisions

  • Support key presentations of financial and business results to senior management

  • Actively look for and drive the implementation of solutions and improvements to financial and organizational processes


Functional Department Manager for Accounting

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting/Finance

  • 10+ years of financial experience, 5 of which should be in a management capacity

  • C.P.A. or C.F.A.

  • Financial planning and analysis experience, including direct financial modeling experience and experience evaluating quantitative impact of new initiatives

  • Requires a high level of technical proficiency as well as creative thinking and analytical background in both financial and operational data

  • Experience managing bond funded capital program

  • Proven record of profit management and business administration

  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP, and other financial principles

  • Advanced financial analysis, modeling and forecasting skills

  • Experience with Balanced Scorecard, dashboards and metrics

  • Experience operating/managing SAP computer-based accounting database

  • Exceptional skills in Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, database applications, skills and various internal business applications and reporting systems experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required as this role will include interaction with clients and the general public

  • Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects or initiatives

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style and commitment to get the job done

  • Ability to effectively prioritize, effectively delegate responsibilities and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial

  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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.