AECOM Accountant in Germantown, Maryland
United States of America - Maryland, Germantown
Purpose and Scope:
Applies principles of accounting to ensure the proper and accurate distribution of cost. Follows established accounting practices. May operate in a supervisory capacity. Works with minimum supervision.
Prepare and analyze specific accounting statements and reports to assist in the preparation of financial statements, tax reports and other internal and external reports as required.
Conduct special accounting studies.
Setup and maintain files within the existing financial software, as well as assist in the testing of financial upgrades.
Verify the proper distribution of charges to specific accounts and contracts.
Prepare monthly and yearly journal entries.
Interface, as needed, with Government, corporate and private auditors.
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual payroll, vendor or expense reports.
Apply learned knowledge of practices and procedures to deal with issues or research problems that require further definition before resolution.
Maintains the financial accounts, books, and reports in a current acceptable condition. Reviews and audits these records which include, but are not limited to: General ledger and supporting journals of original entry maintained for contract activities and reports; Banks and banking records; company and contract financial reports; and journal vouchers.
Monitors posting and maintenance of financial books and records and assures all supporting documents are adequate and properly filed. Performs continuous audits of financial accounts to maintain account integrity.
Monitors operating cash requirements. Reviews reconciliation of all bank accounts.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Bachelors degree and at least 2 years of job-related experience or equivalent
Excellent communication/written skills
Proficient in Excel
Working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications
Organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required
Position may require travel
Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance
Degree in Business and 2 years job related experience. Must be comfortable with Excel.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 223000BR
Clearance Required 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.