AECOM Cost Analyst in Various, Alaska
Requisition/Vacancy No. 144217BR
Position Title Cost Analyst
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Business Line Environment
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Alaska
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 team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.
- This position is contingent on the award of contract.
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Cost Analyst for immediate employment in the Cost Analyst office. This position is a temporary (approximately 6 months, possibly longer) reporting to the Alaska Operations Engineering manager.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Analyzes scopes of work through document review and interview with project and task managers
Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
Calculates/prepares various comparison reports, charts, and tables for project analysis
Develops budget forecasts; monitors progress of work to assure adherence with budget
Prepares special reports, studies, etc., requested by the client and or project management
Performs change order/impact analysis
Participates in contract processes with client, subcontractors, and others as required with respect to cost elements
Ensures that corporate cost control and estimating standards are implemented and that all project related activities comply
Develops/implements project controls standards and procedures; monitors compliance, initiates corrective measures as necessary
Works with management to organize schedule changes due to backlogs, scope changes, and material or labor shortages. Prepares work orders for purchase requests based on work schedules
Evaluates field and deliverable work specifications and data to determine processes, tool, and manpower requirements
Interacts directly with Project, Task Managers and field crews and may interact on a limited basis with clients and sub-consultants
Adherence to client-specific contractual requirements
Bachelor’s degree in environmental, regulatory, engineering, construction, business or related field, or demonstrated equivalent and related experience
8+ years of experience in providing cost analysis for large projects or companies which includes:
Financial variance analysis
Report and presentation development and preparation
Economic analysis/earned value reporting
Participation in contract bidding processes
Key performance indicator development and reporting
Interacts with Project and task managers to provide cost analysis support for their projects
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated proactive problem solving skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office Tools (PPT, Excel, Access)
Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility
Team oriented and customer focused
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with stringent deadlines
Organized with ability to prioritize and delegate
Able to travel for project specific assignments; be on remote work assignment for a minimum of six months at a time; work regular business hours to support the core team as well as flexibility to work long hours and weekends to meet deliverable deadlines
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/deployedfiles/Internet/Careers/Diversity%20and%20Inclusion/EEO%20is%20the%20Law%20Poster%20Supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.