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AECOM Tax Compliance Specialist in Taguig City, Philippines

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

The Tax Compliance Specialist is responsible for performing simple to moderately complex Tax activities. The role contributes to the income tax reporting and compliance of AECOM and its Subsidiaries with the IRS/State regulations focusing on the preparation and filing of U.S. federal and state income tax returns and calculation of tax adjustments for provision. The role performs analytical processes under the moderate guidance of senior team members.

  • Prepares tax forms for Federal, State and International Compliance.

  • Performs analysis and reconciliation of account balances, proposes simple reclassifications to assist in the year-end preparation of Consolidated Federal Form 1120 for AECOM and Subsidiaries including foreign related filings

  • Calculates tax adjustments and sets up the corresponding tax provisions

  • Maintains the rollforward of Tax related general ledger (GL) accounts by performing flux analyses and periodically reconciling end of period general ledger balances against provision numbers

  • Reconciles Quarterly Consolidated Fixed Asset Rollforward against Additions/disposal or FA Cost Detail Report/Schedules for small entities

  • Performs intermediate level processes within Tax Software

  • Submits the tax returns to IRS through paper or electronic filing, and sends to external Joint Venture partners

  • Tracks and maintains carry forward amounts such as NOLs, prior year overpayment and partners' book and tax capital accounts to assist with compliance and tax calculations

  • Responds and addresses simple to moderately complex queries and requests from external Joint venture partners with the guidance of Senior Tax Compliance Specialist

  • Completes research to support positions taken in the tax returns, recognizes and escalates project issues to senior team members

  • Notifies Senior Tax Compliance Specialist of any IRS/State Notices received related to Tax Returns being prepared

  • Works with accounting, finance, treasury, and relevant parties from different segment to gather financials, apportionment schedules, and supporting calculations to assist in the completion of projects assigned

  • Escalate and analyze identified issues and concerns to the Team Lead for timely resolution.

  • Maintain the SOP/DTP of current processes and incorporate documentation updates as required.

  • Assess identified issues and collate documentation to assist in investigating and in resolving common and recurring issues.

  • Perform simple but varied tasks in compliance with service level agreement, process, policies, and procedures.

  • Support selected simple process improvement initiatives to streamline processes.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • At least 1-2 years of professional experience with US Tax Preparation and Tax Analysis functions

  • Working knowledge of accounting and tax principles

  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Experience in US Federal and State Tax Compliance is preferred

  • Exposure to large ERP systems, in particular Oracle, Hyperion and BCP experience is preferred

  • Experience with Tax preparation using Corptax Software is preferred

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10090974

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: GBS

Career Area: Finance

Work Location Model: Hybrid