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AECOM Management Consultant III in Arlington, Virginia

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

We are seeking an Analyst for our Financial Planning and Management Consulting practices in Arlington, VA. AECOM is a nationally recognized leader in providing transportation infrastructure project development, transportation planning, and management consulting services to the transit, highway, intercity rail, and high-speed rail sectors. We provide high-quality, client-focused professional services to public transit organizations, departments of transportation, transportation authorities and enterprises, metropolitan planning organizations, and local governments. We are one of the premier US transportation planning, travel forecasting, transportation management, and financial planning practices, and our staff includes a nationally recognized multidisciplinary team of economists, financial analysts, engineers, planners, and management consultants. Hybrid work option.


  • Examination of governance and funding for major new infrastructure projects and institutional change

  • Analysis of issues confronted by transportation managers and assisting them with market, technology, operations analysis, human resources, and financial improvements to achieve their organization objectives

  • Development and application of financial analysis models to perform capital project financial planning, focusing on multi-year sources and uses of funds analysis and debt financing

  • Financial and management analysis including innovative finance, public-private partnerships, and strategic and business planning

  • Development and application of operating and maintenance cost models, including development and application of cost allocation strategies for intercity rail, high-speed rail, and transit clients

  • Support for grant management and grant programming by transit and rail clients

  • Extensive contact with client staff, including senior management; governing boards; and elected officials

  • Report writing and presentation of findings

  • Contribution to overall engagement profitability and performance

  • Delivery of timely and quality services that meet or exceed team manager’s and client’s expectations

  • Participation in professional organizations relevant to the transportation or financial analysis sector.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, accounting, economics, finance management, planning, applied mathematics or related fields

  • 4 years of experience in economics analysis, management consulting, business process improvement or related field


  • Master’s degree in the areas of engineering, accounting, economics, finance, management, planning, or applied mathematics or related field

  • Experience and skills in the areas of financial analysis, economic analysis, management consulting, business process improvement, or other relevant area

  • Experience in understanding and insights in the fields of urban transportation planning, transit management and operations, rail management and operations, budget development and cost allocation principles

  • Experience with analytical problem-solving skills

  • Experience with quantitative analysis tools and presenting deliverable products to clients in both written and oral form

  • Experience with documents and client meetings and presentations

  • Client experience such as adapting and responding to changes in client expectations

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this position

  • Visa sponsorship is available for this position

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10095176

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Hybrid