AECOM Project Accountant in Southfield, Michigan
Requisition/Vacancy No. 144667BR
Position Title Project Accountant
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Business Line Construction Services
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Michigan
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
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.
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented PM/CM Higher Education project accountant for immediate employment in the Southfield, MI 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:
Construction management and monitoring responsibilities on complex education renovation programs
Strength in assisting program and project scheduling, cost management and risk management initiatives internally to our team and externally to the client’s team
Review and process contractors’ billings in accordance with contractual requirements of percent complete
Initiate documents to issue contracts, changes orders and maintain applicable logs
Create and build client relationships while sponsoring interaction to obtain future projects
Develop and maintain networks of contacts within the industry
Represent the firm at community functions and throughout the bid process
Partner with management to resolve problem areas in project delivery
Provide cost reconciliation to owner’s reports
Review current costs and project future expenditures
Prepare monthly reports to analyze profitability and risks of project
Interface with Region Leads, National Market Sector Leads and other business line representatives to put AECOM in the best position to win work
Maintain contract and cost records
Develops and formulates solutions to client problems/issues
5+ years related experience
Thorough understanding and experience supporting successful project delivery
Demonstrate thorough knowledge of client business practices and goals
- 15+ years' experience preferred
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.