AECOM Senior Project Accountant - Leeding Builders Group in New York City, New York

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

Leeding Builders Group (LBG) is a New York-based construction manager specializing in commercial, residential and hospitality projects. Founded on our reputation for professionalism and quality, built on the hard work of our staff of project management, estimating, scheduling and field supervision professionals, has helped us become one of New York City’s premier builders, responsible for some of the city’s most exciting new projects. We are a hands-on, delivery-focused organization, supported by a strong infrastructure; exceeding client expectations is our top priority. LBG is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Project Accountant for immediate employment.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Review approved contractor requisitions and vendor invoices; identify and correct items without sufficient or proper backup documentation; and enter information into the computerized. Compile and submit client requisition

  • Review the pencil requisitions with the project team, client and bank

  • Review the Project with regard to the terms of the contract. Monitor and analyze the project profitability / risk for projects with savings components and / or guaranteed maximum prices

  • Review and analyze past cost trends as well as project future costs. Incorporate this information along with current requisition data into the monthly cost report which is the tool used for monitoring project costs and analyzing profitability / risk

  • Prepare monthly billing reconciliations

  • Review the contractor’s insurance certificates to ensure that they are in compliance with the terms of their contract. Monitor the contractor’s payment and performance bonds if required by contract

  • Enter weekly field payroll worksheets based on payroll hours obtained from the Project Superintendent

  • Prepare Project Status Reports and Financial Data Sheets on a monthly basis

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus four years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Construction related experience and knowledge of industry jargon and industry trade agreements is required

  • Minimum of five years of related construction accounting experience

  • Accounting degree or sufficient accounting experience to ensure knowledge of generally accepted accounting principals

  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally. Must have strong interpersonal and influencing skills needed to communicate with the variety of participants involved with a construction project

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of various types of construction contracts such as Construction Management as Agent, Owner’s Representative, Guaranteed Maximum Price, Lump Sum, etc.

  • Ability to manage contractors’ expectations in order to keep them working when payments are delayed or not in the amount expected

  • CMIC, Textura experience preferred

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. 200091BR

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.