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AECOM Indirect Tax Accountant- North America in Bucharest, Romania

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

The Indirect Tax Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly indirect tax filings related to entities in scope, including but not limited to Sales/Use Tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), Gross Receipts Tax, Business & Occupation Tax, Business Licenses.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Prepare and report monthly indirect tax filings, including but not limited to Sales/Use Tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), Gross Receipts Tax and Business & Occupation Tax, as per Compliance calendar and Tax Authorities regulations

  • Research tax clearance and tax refund requests

  • Prepare journal entries and related schedules for indirect tax specific general ledger accounts

  • Participate in the Indirect Tax Compliance close process and meet stringent deadlines

  • Assume an active role in researching issues, coordinating and communicating with cross-functional teams, and presenting recommendations to management

  • Proactive identification of process improvement opportunities

  • Solve problems while handling multiple assignments

  • Maintain Tax Calendar ensuring all tax due dates are met and updating metrics upon request

Minimum Requirements

  • 3 + years of accounting or Indirect Tax experience

  • Ability to use the Microsoft Suite Programs including an advanced knowledge of Excel

  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles)

  • US use tax accrual experience will be a plus

  • Understanding of indirect tax research

  • CMI/CTA or similar tax certification (or working towards)


  • An ability to work with minimal supervision and across multiple regions and countries

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate to all levels of the organization

  • Motivated, detail-oriented, and flexible. Must be able to work independently and exercise good judgment

  • Ability to adapt to multiple/changing priorities in a high volume environment

  • Initiative to improve efficiency; results driven

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent English (written & spoken)


  • Oracle R12 System experience

  • Microsoft Office

  • VITR

  • OneSource

  • TTR

  • Vertex

  • RIA Checkpoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree holder or above in Business, Accounting, or Tax

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Romania

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258440BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.