AECOM Project Accountant in Germantown, Maryland

Business Line Government

Position Title Project Accountant

United States of America - Maryland


Job Summary

We are currently seeking an experienced Project Accountant to support our office located in Germantown, MD. You will be responsible for project cost accounting and revenue recognition on a portfolio of diverse contracts. These activities include establishing projects within Costpoint, revenue recognition, unbilled receivable analysis and customer billing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Read and interpret the basic contract document as it relates to billing and revenue recognition, identify and confirm invoicing requirements with the contracts department as necessary, collaborate with project analysts to devise a project structure that considers billing, revenue and cost accumulation requirements.

  • Maintain all aspects of projects within Costpoint.

  • Prepare Cost Plus, T&M and Fixed Price billings for submission to customers.

  • Perform monthly revenue review and research discrepancies.

  • Perform monthly reconciliations of billed/unbilled vs. revenue activities, research and resolve unexplained reconciling items.

  • Assist with collection efforts and continued efforts on decreasing receivables.

  • Assist with DCAA information requests.

  • Assist with Contract Close-out process.

  • Ad hoc reporting as necessary.

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and have at least 6 years of job-related experience.

  • Costpoint experience is preferred

  • Must have excellent writing, spreadsheet and word-processing skills

  • Must be detail-oriented, highly motivated, and able to multitask

  • Willingness to work in a fast paced environment

  • US Citizenship is required for access to the work site.

Preferred Qualifications


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.

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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. 181451BR

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.