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AECOM Senior Project Accountant in New York City, New York

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate need for a highly talented Project Accountant to support our New York Metro Business. This position offers a flexible hybrid work arrangement to include a combination of office and remote schedule and will be based in New York City, NY.

Job Summary

  • Perform various aspects of Project Accounting Management including end-to-end project support with mix contract types

  • Assist and support internal project manager in the use of project management systems and reports

  • Monthly review on projects with internal project team to preemptively identify project issues and highlight to stakeholders

  • Prepares various financial reports and provides analysis and recommendations for project performance improvements as and when required

  • Prepare annual budgets (Plan) and monthly forecast (Outlook) for the Business Line in charged

  • Assist Team Lead in identifying, tracking, and reporting on projects in financial distress

  • Assist in tracking and elevating aged billed and unbilled receivables

  • Provide support to junior members of the team in addressing routine and/or technical issues

  • Administration of the project accounting system

  • Ensure internal project accounting policies & procedures are properly adhered to

  • Liaise with internal and external auditor and prepare documentation required

  • Perform ad-hoc assignments as and when required Support internal project manager in reviewing and monitoring project financial status


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 – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or similar curriculum and 4 years of experience supporting analytical accounting reconciliation and auditing or demonstrated equivalency and/or education

  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proactive, meticulous and a team player with leadership qualities

  • Able to work independently and under pressure

  • Proven ability to apply professional concept in a productive, consistent manner

  • Experience in Big 4 will be an advantage

  • Working knowledge of Oracle preferred

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization now or in the future

  • Relocation assistance and/or per diem is not offering for this position

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved accommodation must be received in order to enter an AECOM or worksite location in New York City, NY

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 United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271144BR

Virtual: 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.