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AECOM Project Accountant in Taguig City, Philippines

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Accounting Specialist to be based in Manila, Philippines

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunities 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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise, and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment, and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Role Purpose:

This role is primarily responsible for supporting the Project Accounting Team Lead and Global Project Accounting Tower Team by performing high-volume day-to-day tasks which involves, but are not limited to, monitoring of assigned projects, revenue recognition, preparation of reports, and completion of compliance requirements.

ob Description:

  • Perform end-to-end project support with mix contract types

  • Ensure proper revenue recognition through cost monitoring and invoice preparation & review

  • Analyzes revenue recognition issues and coordinates with PA Team Lead is proposing for resolutions

  • Prepare documentation required for internal and external audit requirements

  • Handle project escalations by investigating disputes and by making revenue corrections

  • Participates in projects reviews with local and onshore stakeholders.

  • Determine control points and recommends improvement areas within the process

  • Assist in facilitating functional team onboarding and globally driven training

  • May be assigned to work with and conduct peer review of the projects of newly hired PA Specialists

  • May be assigned to perform and participate in other local and global PA related projects.

  • Supports moderately complex project(s), working under general supervision.

  • Prepares various financial reports and provides analysis and recommendations based on findings.

  • Requires a proven ability to apply professional concepts in a productive, consistent manner. Maintains records according to generally accepted accounting practices.

  • Performs audits and generates special financial reports.

  • Reviews projects for accurate revenue recognition and provides project analysis and recommendations based on findings.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent relevant courses

  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in Project Accounting

  • Knowledge and understanding of end-to-end project lifecycle, project accounting concepts & methodology, and contract types.

  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office tools & MS Teams application

  • Experience in a shared service or captive set-up is an advantage.

  • Experience working with ERP, e.i., Oracle and Blackline Systems is an advantage or other similar platforms and tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate within a varied audience and internal and external customers. (Communication)

  • Ability to maintain good customer relationship with the ability to suggest ways to improve customer support customer experience (Customer Service)

  • Ability to be thorough and meticulous in completing assigned tasks and identifying errors, duplicates, & discrepancies through defined methods. (Attention to Detail)

  • Ability to identify and resolve simple to moderate with the ability to provide resolution alternatives by following defined policies and procedures. (Problem Solving)

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. 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 Philippines

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 274225BR

Virtual: Yes

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.

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