AECOM Accountant 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada

United States of America - Nevada, Las Vegas

Job Summary

Purpose and Scope:

Apply principles of accounting to ensure the proper and accurate distribution of cost. Follow established accounting practices. May operate in a supervisory capacity. Work with minimum supervision.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare and analyze specific accounting statements and reports to assist in the preparation of financial statements, tax reports and other internal and external reports as required.

  2. Conduct special accounting studies.

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

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

  5. Prepare monthly and yearly journal entries.

  6. Interface, as needed, with Government, corporate and private auditors.

  7. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual payroll, vendor or expense reports.

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

  9. Maintains the financial accounts, books, and reports in a current acceptable condition. Reviews and audits these records which include, but are not limited to: General ledger and supporting journals of original entry maintained for contract activities and reports; Banks and banking records; company and contract financial reports; and journal vouchers.

  10. Monitors posting and maintenance of financial books and records and assures all supporting documents are adequate and properly filed. Performs continuous audits of financial accounts to maintain account integrity.

  11. Monitors operating cash requirements. Reviews reconciliation of all bank accounts.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Bachelors degree in Accounting and at least 3 years of job-related experience or equivalent. Good written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required. Position may require travel.

Qualify for and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance / Must be a US Citizen without dual citizenship

Possess a valid state issued driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Local candidates preferred

Active DoD clearance 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. 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 Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 190488BR

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.