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Job Information

AECOM Project Accountant III in Sacramento, California

United States of America - California, Sacramento

Job Summary

AECOM is actively searching for a Project Accountant III for our Sacramento or Oakland Office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following…

  • Provide local financial oversight and support on a high volume portfolio with multiple project managers crossing various business lines.

  • Engage in regular meetings with project managers and/or project delivery teams on the status of projects

  • Assist Project Manager regularly with project setup, project monitoring, system updating and closeout

  • Participate in project review preparation, execution, and follow up

  • Assist project manager with the preparation and update of the EAC (estimate at complete) for all active projects;

  • Ensure that the current budget reflects approved as-sold contract margin plus all client approved changes.

  • Ensure all incurred costs are reflected accurately and in a timely manner on the project;

  • Ensure that financial reporting for pending change orders are reflected correctly in APIC (AECOM proprietary Cost System), and appropriate approvals and documentation are in place for Revenue at Risk.

  • Work proactively with project managers to monitor and correct project financial issues in such as % complete> 100%, BIEE (Billing in Excess of Earnings) adjustments, cash> contract value and others issues as they occur.

  • Support Project Management team in Oracle and APIC system understanding

  • Understand month end events to ensure they are prepared completely and processed accurately and timely

  • Understand the commercial and billing requirements of the projects; ensure project set up accurately reflects proper billing requirements

  • Understand project costing methodologies, and provide assistance and review support on proposals for low risk projects.

  • Assist PAMs (project accounting managers) with internal and external audit support as required

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus four (4) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience as a Cost Accountant administering multiple projects of varying sizes

  • Advanced Excel Skills

  • Must be currently authorized to work in the United States. No sponsorship available.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 years of related experience as a Project Accountant / Construction Accountant administering multiple projects of varying sizes

  • Finance/Accounting Diploma and/or Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting.

  • Federal, State, County, City Accounting experience

  • Experience using Oracle and APIC to deliver projects is desirable

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 Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 219128BR

Additional Locations US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive

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.


Take the next step. Our professional lives are constantly evolving as we build on experience and take on new challenges. Find the opportunities and flexibility to keep you satisfied for the long term.


Craft / Trade

What you specialize in sets you apart. Your trade or craft can take you anywhere, and when you join a company with operations in 150 countries, you have unlimited opportunity to grow and excel.


Military / Veteran

Expand your career. We’re looking for passionate people ready to make an impact with the training, experience and perspective gained through military service.


Early Careers / Graduates

Meet the career of your dreams. Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? We can help you turn knowledge gained through your education into limitless career potential.

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