AECOM Project Accountant in Arlington, Virginia

Business Line IDEV

Position Title Project Accountant

United States of America - Virginia

Arlington

Job Summary

AECOM International Development is seeking a Project Accountant. The Project Accountant will review and inputs Project Field office accounting records for projects located overseas into home office accounting software Costpoint and process the account payables. Apply principles of accounting to ensure the proper and accurate distribution of cost. Follow established accounting practices. Works with Field Office personnel and Home Office Project Operations Management personnel to monitor project for financial and contractual compliance and reconciles cash and liability accounts. Work will also includes resolving cost/budget/billing discrepancies for the same project with Program Manager, Field Office Accountant, Service Center. It also might include many other accounting responsibilities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare monthly and/or semi-monthly invoices utilizing the accounting system required to produce this data.

  2. Prepare, research, resolve and enter recurring and reversing journal entries and inter-company voucher transfers.

  3. Reconcile all bank accounts to the General Ledger.

  4. Prepare audit schedules, reports and other financial data for internal/external auditors and departments.

  5. Setup and maintain files within the existing financial software, as well as assist in the testing of financial upgrades.

  6. Verify the proper distribution of charges to specific accounts and contracts.

  7. Reconcile asset and liability accounts.

  8. Maintain and establish accounting job codes.

  9. Prepare schedules for DCAA incurred cost submissions and participate in responding to requests.

  10. Update and maintain accounts receivable aging schedules.

  11. Prepare monthly and yearly journal entries including inter-company voucher transfers.

  12. Perform month end and year-end closings.

  13. Manage petty cash funds for a specific contract/department.

  14. Prepare and file sales and use tax returns and various other State tax returns.

  15. Providing training and support to accounting staff members on an as needed basis.

  16. Apply learned knowledge of practices and procedures to deal with issues or research problems that require further definition before resolution.

  17. Perform indirect rate analysis and calculation. Perform revenue recognition and generate schedules needed to complete month end closing.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and at least 5 years of job-related experience or equivalent.

  • Good written communication skills

  • Experience working with Costpoint, Quicken, QuickBooks, and Excel

  • Organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

  • Overseas travel required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with USAID

  • Fluency in Arabic, French, or Spanish

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 International Development

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187487BR

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.