AECOM Associate Business Manager in Jersey City, New Jersey

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Associate Business Manager

United States of America - New Jersey

Jersey City

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Associate Business Manager to work at our Jersey City, New Jersey project location on a light-rail operation & maintenance project.

This position reports to the Business Director on the project. As an Associate Business Manager , you must be accountable and take full ownership for assigned projects and responsibilities. To be successful in this position, you must be a quick learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment, produces quality work product and gets the job done. This position will have exposure to several finance and accounting functions including payroll, general ledger closing process, billing, and financial reporting while also supporting department administrative activities. Working in a team-oriented environment, a strong candidate is someone who has excellent interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and strong customer service mentality. The position requires dedication, dependability and teamwork.

Responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Checks, verifies and posts journal vouchers, and other accounting records

  • Prepares account reports and analyzes account records

  • Maintains financial data files

  • Under supervision, follows established procedures in performing accounting duties requiring professional knowledge of accounting theory and principles

  • Filing journal entries and post into Oracle

  • Prepares, records, analyzes and reports accounting transactions, including coordination and administration of assignments

  • Assistance with account reconciliation log and/or other Excel support

  • Support accounting personnel and prepare documents for records retention

  • Retrieving, copying, and scanning requested documents for the department

  • Accounts Payable and payroll processing and supervision

Please be advised that all internal candidates interested in applying must have a satisfactory discipline record during the period from 5/11/17 to 5/11/18.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration


  • 1 year of professional experience related to the position

  • Strong knowledge MS Excel

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to meet deadlines and deliver results

  • Strong sense of urgency

  • Accountability for project and assignments to ensure their ultimate completion

  • Candidate must possess a valid Driver’s License, with no suspensions or moving violations within the past 3 years.

  • A Certified Driver’s Abstract is required to validate driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite version 12 Financial Software

  • Project accounting experience, including accounts payable, invoice preparation and customer billing

  • Accounting degree

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation or per diem support are not available for this position.

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 Finance and Accounting

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187172BR

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.