AECOM Travel Accountant in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Business Line Government

Position Title Travel Accountant

United States of America - New Mexico


Job Summary

Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a

Travel Accountant to be based in our Carlsbad, New Mexico location.

The successful candidate will:

  • Audit, review and process all Expense Reports (employee travel, employee miscellaneous reimbursements, and non-PO payments) in the Deltek Expense system to ensure proper supporting documentation is provided. Investigate and discuss payment delays and other routine problems and interface financial data to the PeopleSoft accounts payable module for disbursement.

  • Assist in the development of control systems for new operations or functions as well as improving control systems in effect on existing functions. Design, modify and install general accounting systems to provide records necessary to satisfy government requirements for reporting financial transactions.

  • Reconcile assigned general ledger accounts including investigation and preparation of adjusting entries.

  • Develop techniques for early identification of financial problems and make recommendations for timely resolutions in areas of concern. Assist management in the development of accounting standards, plans and objectives, analyze trends and patterns and recommend corrective actions.

  • Maintain Accounting Manual Chapters associated with employee travel, employee reimbursements and Non-PO payments.

  • Maintain close liaison with project personnel to provide instructions and advice on interpretations of accounting policies and procedures.​

  • Prepare various monthly, quarterly and annual accounting deliverable and reports. Prepare special reports in response to management and customer requests as required.

  • Process intra-governmental payment through the Department of Energy’s Payment and Collections (DOEPAC) system including confirmation of fiscal year end balances.

  • Assist in the processing and interpretation of federal and state tax requirements. Prepare, process and issue IRS Form 1099 MISC on an annual basis.

  • Assist with the coordination of the corporate credit card program and process and reconcile all direct bill payments for travel related expenses. As the NWP banking contract liaison, report and oversee cash management activities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Degree with an emphasis in Accounting.

  • Two (2) years of experience in a corporate accounting organization or CPA firm.

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with an integrated financial system and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience with the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR).

  • Experience with New Mexico tax information and preparation of Form 1099 MISC

  • Previous WIPP experience preferred

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.

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Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180386BR

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.