AECOM Senior Business Analyst in Monterey Park, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145322BR

Position Title Senior Business Analyst

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Building Engineering

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 www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Business Analyst for immediate employment in the Los Angeles, CA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

  • Assist Accounting Manager with analyses of ongoing financial activity and reconciliations for the Bond Program

  • Develop and review workbooks and schedules for year-end books and audit purposes

  • Maintain logs and compliance with accounting processes and procedures

  • Prepare and/or review vendor files or other supporting documentation for vendor payments

  • Conduct regular review and analysis of detailed transactions residing in the Bond program Accounting software (CostPoint, SAP, Proliance)

  • Assist Accounting Manager in identifying errors and develop innovative approaches to minimize risk of repeat discrepancies

  • Develop new reports to help provide transparency into Bond Program expenditures

  • Review Bond Program invoices and process approved payables per accounting procedures

  • Enter invoice payment requests into program accounting software

  • Communicate with applicable construction and professional services vendors as needed

  • Identify discrepancies or inconsistencies and resolve expeditiously

  • Reconcile draw-down requests

  • Work effectively with other department personnel on invoice matters

  • Assist in processing of general contractor’s payment analysis

  • Analyze monthly accounting reports in order to maintain expenditure controls

  • Work directly with outside team members on cost and invoice commitments and expenditure matters

  • Work effectively with other department personnel in order to resolve any invoice payment issues and obtain signatures of authorization on invoice matters

  • Evaluate and ensure bond compliance in regards to payment requests

  • Review Bond Program invoices and process approved payables per accounting procedures

  • Enter invoice payment requests into program accounting software

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • 8+ years’ experience in construction project accounting, accounting, Finance, or related fields payables, general accounting, or related business experience

  • Experience in working with Project Management software and other business enterprise or accounting systems

  • Ability to perform historical trends and analyze results

  • Experience creating monthly financial reports and analyzing results

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Detail oriented

  • Good communication and presentations skills a must

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills

  • Knowledge and experience in Costpoint, Quickbooks, MS Word, Access, and Project Management Software

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10-15 years' experience preferred

  • Current CPA license

  • Experience with Proliance and SAP

  • Experience with Construction Project Accounting

  • Experience with audits

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 http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.