AECOM Senior Finance Analyst in Germantown, Maryland

United States of America - Maryland, Germantown

Alternate Locations US - Chantilly, VA - 4800 Westfields Blvd

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Senior Finance Analyst to support our offices located in Germantown, MD or Chantilly, VA. The successful candidate will assume a highly visible role supporting operations and financial management activities for one or more business units and will interface with our customers, as needed. Working in a highly matrixed organization, the candidate will drive efficient project financial controls, overseeing monthly close activities, planning and execution of business unit level financials and resource analysis, sales and profit forecasting, indirect budget analysis, managing cash flows, evaluating bookings and preparing and monitoring other financial metrics, as needed.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with full life-cycle of project financial management including project pricing reviews, setup, revenue and expense recognition, working with project accounting team to ensure timely billings and effective working capital management

  • Reviewing Project financial results, EACs, and entity financial statements for accuracy and completeness

  • Coordinating short-term and long-term planning, forecasting, budgeting and reporting activities

  • Performs multiple financial cost analyses functions, including cost allocation, setting up cost control systems, collecting data, controlling costs and preparing reports that maintain the company's cost accounting system.

  • Working closely with Finance and non-Finance personnel to understand the current state of the business, performance variances, and effective communication of opportunities and risks to future business success

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline (Note: This is not an IT Business Analyst role) and 5 to 7 years of related experience.

  • Financial control or accounting experience within a medium to large size government contractor or commercial entity (over $100M).

  • Experienced in financial analysis and demonstrated command of basic accounting concepts and financial statements.

  • Deltek CostPoint and Cognos experience

  • Possess strong analytical, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization, including internal and external constituencies.

  • A strong team player with a positive attitude who has an earnest desire to grow personally and professionally.

  • Detail oriented multi-tasker who takes pride in their work, manages their time well and strives to deliver a quality work-product.

  • Ability to work independently, garners trust for managing a process or direct reports in order to consistently meet deadlines

  • Medium to Advanced MS Office proficiency skills; Excel, Powerpoint, Word

  • Strong presentation skills and aptitude for embracing IT systems to improve existing processes, as needed.

  • US Citizenship is required to get into the office building.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Process improvement mindset; financial modeling, strategic thinking


  • Hyperion Planning, Essbase

  • Ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance

  • Position may also require some travel

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 202691BR

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.