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Job Information

AECOM Risk Management Analyst in New York City, New York

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Risk Management Analyst to be based in New York, New York.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

o Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

o #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

o VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

o Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About AECOM Tishman

Since 1898, AECOM Tishman has managed the construction of some of the world’s most iconic buildings. We employ a diversified preconstruction and construction management staff of structural, mechanical, electrical, and civil engineers; architects; technology specialists; scheduling and cost control personnel; and construction estimators and accountants. We provide expert consultation and guidance in all phases of a building project, from master-planning, preconstruction options evaluation and decision-making, to design review, estimating, and scheduling, through procurement, construction and occupancy. AECOM Tishman’s staff manages all consultants and contractors on a project, representing client interests throughout the project cycle. In total, AECOM Tishman has built more than 900 million square feet – including the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, One World Trade Center in New York.

The Analyst position will be supporting and influencing multiple geographic and market segments throughout the global Building Construction Business of AECOM. As a construction and operations analyst, you will assist in the monitoring, control, and execution of projects from the conceptual stage through development and final close out. You will act as a liaison with senior management, project team members, finance, legal, risk management, and senior analysts regarding project feasibility, forecasting, cost, scheduling, and a variety of administrative detail as required.

Analysts are heavily involved with “at-risk” projects where AECOM is exposed to potential risks including but not limited to safety, quality, schedule, fee, and subcontractor costs. These projects have contracts such as Design-Build, Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP), or General Contractor. This Analyst position will be part of a small close-knit team, and will be required to assist senior analysts with their respective regions and assignments across market sectors that range from commercial office towers (Hudson Yards) to major sports complexes (Los Angeles Rams Stadium).

Focus areas will include, but are not be limited to:

  • Analyzing financial reports and identifying financial risks

  • Development and monitoring of GMP budgets and General Conditions

  • Contract risk analysis and recommendations

  • Business process improvement / Lessons Learned

  • Act as liaison between multiple Company Departments and Operations

Specific Responsibilities

  • Evaluate business development data for regional business units by market sector and prepare related analyses for monthly management meetings

  • Manage the Risk Committee pursuit process for new projects:

  • Identify and review financial, legal, schedule, and other construction risks related to proposals for new projects

  • Assist in preparing fee proposals for those projects as required

  • Prepare and review Guaranteed Maximum Price submissions to Clients

  • Manage the Risk Committee monitoring process for existing projects:

  • Compile and analyze monthly reports that evaluate operations, financial, legal, and schedule performance

  • Actively participate in monitoring by tracking key issues and action items, analyzing profitability potential, working with project teams to reforecast as necessary, and recording meeting notes

  • Perform project related audits as requested by Senior Management

  • Build financial data models and presentations to:

  • Forecast and track internal project related costs

  • Forecast revenue and gross margin by business line, region, and project

  • Analyze market research

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS in related field+ None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Real Estate and construction industry exposure or demonstrated interest

  • Self-starter that works well with a large degree of autonomy

  • Team player

  • Demonstrated comfort level working on deliverables with senior management

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not offered for this role.

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role.

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 Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245565BR

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.