AECOM Staff Accountant in New York, New York

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Staff Accountant

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary

Interface with project personnel in order to ensure the accurate and timely submittal of monthly requisitions and cost reports in accordance with the contract as well as corporate policy and procedures.

  • Review various reports created by our construction software package to ensure the accurate transfer of data to our parent company’s Oracle software package.

  • Preparation of some minor time and material construction billings.

  • Review Projects with regard to the terms of the contract. Monitor and analyze project profitability / risk of 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 WIP schedule which is the tool used for monitoring project costs and analyzing profitability / risk.

  • Review monthly bank, revolving fund, and accounts receivable reconciliations. Must have a strong understanding of cash balances for Projects at all times.

Minimum Requirements

  • Accounting / Finance degree or sufficient accounting experience to ensure knowledge of generally accepted accounting principals is required.

  • Some business related experience and accounting knowledge is required.

  • Analyze situations and data to resolve existing or potential problems.

  • Plan and monitor the activities of one or more areas.

  • Training on Employer’s computerized system is required as well as proficiency in PC based applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Good management and organizational skills including the ability to work on several projects simultaneously, meet critical deadlines, and determine the priority of assignments based on deadlines that must be met.

  • 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.

  • Quickly provide various types of analysis so that management is able to make informed decisions.

Preferred Qualifications

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

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186156BR

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.