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AECOM Project Accountant III in Raleigh, North Carolina

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM has an immediate need for a highly talented Project Accountant to support the DCS Finance Team. This position offers a flexible hybrid work arrangement to include a combination of office and remote scheduling and can be based in a number of different locations, including, but not limited to, Omaha, NE; Virginia Beach, VA; Charlotte, NC, Raleigh, NC; Charleston, SC; Atlantic, GA

Job responsibilities:

  • 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

  • Prepare various financial reports and provide analysis and recommendations for project performance improvements as and when required

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

  • Assist in tracking and elevating aged billed and unbilled receivables

  • 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

  • Support internal project manager in reviewing and monitoring project financial status



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


  • Detailed oriented with ability to prioritize work and meet quick turn-around deadlines with limited oversight in a fast-paced environment

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Knowledge of Federal contracting and project life cycle

  • Strong analytical capabilities and ability to produce high-quality analysis

  • Work well in a team environment and collaborate with others to accomplish team objectives

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint such as pivot table and formulas

  • Prior project accounting experience a plus

  • Working knowledge of APIC, Oracle, and PM Digital Workbench programs a plus

  • Prior experience working with a global company a plus

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

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $55K - $88K annually. Please note that this role can be based anywhere in the United States and compensation data will vary in each location, including higher or lower than the stated range.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10101265

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Finance

Work Location Model: Hybrid